Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Certificate in Health Systems Management Overview

Are you interested in pursuing a career in healthcare? University of the Potomac’s Health Systems Management Advanced Certificate program provides students with the skills needed to manage data storage, transfer and retrieval in healthcare environments. The health systems management courses focus on the general structure of healthcare systems and the evolution of the healthcare model.

Required Courses

  • HLTH 303 Information Technology for Health Systems (3 credits)
  • HLTH 400 Societal Health and Policy Issues (3 credits)
  • HLTH403 Global Health Administration (3 credits)
  • HLTH405 Healthcare Financial Management (3 credits)
  • HLTH 435 Strategic Healthcare Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 411 Total Quality Management (3 credits)

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Sign and submit an attestation of high school (or equivalent) completion.
  • Equivalencies include a GED Certificate. Home schooled students must present a diploma that meets the requirements of the state in which it was issued. (Students with non-US credentials please see International Student Admissions Requirements below).
  • Submit a completed application
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended to be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration, University of the Potomac.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training or professional development programs. (Note: An ACE evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for corporate educational training.)
  • Submit military training documents. (Note: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.)
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