Certificate Programs

Grow as a leader in your professional career with our flexible certificate programs.

Certificate Programs

Our certificate programs in Executive Leadership, Healthcare Administration and Human Resource Management are offered to enhance the careers of professionals and provide them with theoretical concepts in learning, reading and more. Students will be able to apply what they learn in these classes to real-world situations and behaviors within their own work environment. These programs are designed for students seeking personal growth, to enhance their resume, keep up with their degree licensing requirements, seeking promotions and more.

Whether you are an adult student, transfer student or an alumni, you can enroll in Executive Leadership, Healthcare Administration and Human Resource Management certificate programs and complete each in as little as 16 weeks. Request more info or Apply Today!

Why a Certificate?

  • Resume Enhancement
  • Degree Modernization
  • Promotion Opportunities
  • Industry Transition
  • Licensing Requirement
  • Personal Growth
  • Bachelor Program Transfer Ability

Program Features & Highlights:

Convenient

Easy application process and NO application fees! 8-week accelerated courses online, seated or in a hybrid format. Available at all 10 campus locations.

Flexible

Complete coursework at your pace with a full-time or part-time schedule. Multiple start dates and finish in as little as 16 weeks.

Affordable

Tuition is benchmarked against private institutions and there are minimal fees. Plus, financial aid and scholarships are available.

Experienced

Our engaging faculty have real-world professional experience to ensure you are challenged and supported through practical coursework.

Executive Leadership Certificate Program

 The skills you attain in our Executive Leadership certificate program can assist you with your current role or prepare you for positions of elevated responsibility. With applied assignments from industry professionals, you can unlock your gifts of servant leadership, transformational leadership, strategic leadership, and/or executive coaching to solve complex organizational problems. 

Why Choose a Certificate in Executive Leadership?

  •  Learning Outcomes Align with Strategy Planning Professional (SPP) Certifications 
  • Preparation for Leadership Roles 
  • Skill & Resume Enhancement 
  • Transfer Coursework into the Organizational Leadership Bachelor Degree Program 
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  •  Analyzing Leadership Styles & How They Impact Organizations 
  • Review & Apply Organizational Change Models 
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Leadership 
  • Developing a Strategy for Organizational Success 
  • Explore the Key Dimensions of Cross-Cultural Leadership 
  •  10% Career Growth* 
  • 65K Median Salary* 
  • 100% Online 
  • 16 Credit Hours 
  • 1 Semester 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor (2021)

  •  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 
  • Strategic Planner 
  • Operations Manager 
  • Executive Director 
  • Project Manager 

Requirements:

  • Complete our FREE application
  • 21 years of age or approved age waiver
  • Background check

NOTE: No transcripts required for admissions. Certificate programs are separate from bachelor programs however certificate credits can be applied to a bachelor’s program.

Fall Semester: August

Spring Semester: January

Summer Session: April

View our University Catalog for all course descriptions and requirements for our Executive Leadership Certificate.

Healthcare Administration Certificate Program

The business functions behind healthcare are critical to the success of hospitals, physician offices, and all healthcare organizations. Our certificate program equips students with relevant and practical concepts related to all areas of healthcare administration. Faculty, with industry experience, will guide students through applied learning approaches that have a positive impact in a variety of healthcare settings. If you are looking for a promotion or career transition in healthcare administration, this is the perfect program for you. With as few as six courses, you can elevate your career.

Why Choose a Certificate in Healthcare Administration?

  • Learning outcomes aligned with the Certified Medical Manager (CMM) certification
  • Preparation for industry transition into the healthcare administration field
  • Skill and resume enhancement
  • Transfer coursework into a Healthcare Administration bachelor degree program
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  • Understanding the structures, governance and management issues in healthcare
  • Interpreting, constructing and spelling of medical terminology
  • Legal and ethical issues in healthcare
  • Leading healthcare organizations
  • Community Healthcare
  • 32% (Career Growth)*
  • $70K Median Salary*
  • 100% Online
  • 16 credit hours
  • 1 semester

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor (2021)

  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Healthcare Finance Coordinator
  • Patient Relations Specialist
  • Senior Care Staff
  • Quality Assurance Representative

Requirements:

  • Complete our FREE application
  • 21 years of age or approved age waiver
  • Background check

NOTE: No transcripts required for admissions. Certificate programs are separate from bachelor programs however certificate credits can be applied to a bachelor’s program.

Fall Semester: August

Spring Semester: January

Summer Session: April

View our University Catalog for all course descriptions and requirements for our Healthcare Admin Certificate.

Human Resource Management Certificate Program

Human resources is the most important aspect of every organization. Our certificate program equips students with relevant and practical concepts related to all areas of human resources. Faculty, with industry experience, will guide students through applied learning approaches that will have a positive impact on their organization. If you are looking for a promotion or career transition in Human Resource Management (HRM), this is the perfect program for you.

Why Choose a Certificate in Human Resource Management?

  • Learning Outcomes Align with SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) & HRCI’s Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®) Certifications
  • Preparation for Career Transition into the HRM Field
  • Skill & Resume Enhancement
  • Transfer Coursework into a Bachelor Degree Program
  • Career Assistance Available
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  • Legal Aspects of Organizational Activities
  • Employee Behavior with Emphasis on Behavioral Dimensions of Decision Making
  • Recruiting, Developing & Maintaining the Human Capital of an Organization
  • Employee Training/Development & Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • 10% Career Growth* 
  • $70K Median Salary* 
  • 100% Online 
  • 16 Credit Hours 
  • 1 Semester 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor (2021)

  • HR Recruiter (Talent Acquisition)
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • HR Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Employee Relations Manager

Requirements:

  • Complete our FREE application
  • 21 years of age or approved age waiver
  • Background check

NOTE: No transcripts required for admissions. Certificate programs are separate from bachelor programs however certificate credits can be applied to a bachelor’s program.

Fall Semester: August

Spring Semester: January

Summer Session: April

View our University Catalog for all course descriptions and requirements for our Human Resource Management Certificate.

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