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Health Care Manager Certificate

Health Care Manager Certificate

The Occupational Outlook Handbook states that, "Medical and health care/service managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must direct changes that conform to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology." Columbus State's Certificate Program helps student gain vital knowledge to begin their journey toward becoming a manager within healthcare. 

Health Care Manager Certificate

Semester 1 . .
MULT 2070* Human Resource Management for Health Services 2 credit hours
MULT 2072* Healthcare Resource Management 2 credit hours
BMGT 1111* Management 3 credit hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 7 credit hours
Semester 2 . .
MULT 2074* TQM/UM/Accreditation 2 credit hours
MULT 2076* Legal Aspects of Risk Management 2 credit hours
CSCI 1101* Computer Concepts & Applications 3 credit hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 7 credit hours
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 14 credit hours

*A minimum grade of ‘C’ or higher is required in all courses.

Course Descriptions:

MULT 2070 HR Management for Health Services (Offered Autumn) 2 credits
The focus of this course is the application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation
of human resource management principles and practices for healthcare
managers. Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

MULT 2072 Health Care Resource Management (Offered Autumn) 2 credits
This course is designed to provide management approaches to health
care resources (budget, equipment, supplies, etc.). It is intended for
health care managers with limited financial skills.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

MULT 2074 TQM/UM/Accreditation (Offered Spring) 2 credits
This course prepares health care professionals to apply, analyze, synthesize,
and evaluate principles and practices of Total Quality Management,
Utilization Management, and Accreditation.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

MULT 2076 Legal Aspects of Risk Management (Offered Spring) 2 credits
This course provides a basic overview of the legal aspects of health
services management and develops a general framework for managers
to understand the legal dimension of problems.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100