Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration

Get ready to plan and direct health care services across an entire organization with a Healthcare Administration Certificate from PA College.

Program Details

Whether you’re a clinician looking to build your leadership skills or you’re working outside the health care field, our online Healthcare Administration Certificate can help grow your career opportunities and equip you to lead.

In this professional certificate program, you’ll build your knowledge of health care policies and management practices. You’ll learn how to keep up with ever-changing laws, regulations and technologies and create a framework of success across a variety of health care settings.

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Median Salary
$64k - $81k

In addition to meeting general admission requirements, applicants must meet the following program-specific requirements:

Prospective students are eligible to enroll the healthcare administration certificate program if one of the following applies:

  • Students currently enrolled in one of PA College’s bachelor’s degree programs can work with their academic advisor to outline the most efficient way to schedule courses to earn this certificate at the same time as their bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants who have earned their associate or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution may apply. Each applicant will be considered to determine if they have the prerequisite knowledge to be successful.
  • Applicants who have at least 2,080 hours (one year of full-time work) of healthcare administration can also apply. Applicants will be considered to determine if they have the prerequisite knowledge to be successful.
  • English composition and college-level math, or the equivalents, are required prerequisites.
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

Courses in this program are
offered online only.

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Meet the Faculty

Dana Costea

Dana Costea, PhD

Associate Professor & BSHA Program Director, Health Sciences Faculty

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Jim Christie

Jim Christie, MPH, RRT

Faculty - Assistant Department Chair

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Karen Dielmann

Karen McMillen Dielmann, D.Ed., SHRM-CP, PHR

Associate Professor, Division of Health Sciences

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Terri Ridley

Terri Ridley MBA, BS, RN

Instructor/Faculty for Health Sciences and Health Care Administration

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