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Online and Continuing Education Health Administration Certificate
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Health Administration Certificate

Typical Program Cost*

Average Time to Complete

$5990 43 Weeks (4 academic terms)

* There may be additional costs for living expenses or if students take courses over a longer period of time.

Health Administration Certificate Overview

Ideal for those who want a deeper and current understanding of the basic and pervasive changes that are transforming health and reforming health systems in the US and globally. You will learn about how the Affordable Care Act is changing the focus, the financial incentives and the required core competencies and skills necessary to lead and make people and projects.

Employment Opportunities in Health Administration

  • Medical and Health Service Manager
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Hospice Coordinator
  • Clinical

Who Should Enroll

If you are in nursing, business, psychology, information sciences or other health sciences you can benefit from a broader and deeper understanding of how public health systems work.

Courses You Will Take

HSCI 250 - Introduction to Public and Community Health / 3 credits
HSCI 320 - Health and Social Policy / 3 credits
HSCI 410 - Health Information and Quality Improvement / 3 credits
HSCI 420 - Health Administration / 3 credits*
BNSS 250 - Contemporary Business / 4 credits (or business major, Business major requires higher level course)

*Prerequisites - HSCI 310, MATH 140

And 1 of the following:

PHIL 215 - Bioethics / 4 credits
ECON 210 - Principles of Economics / 4 credits
BNSS 340 - Business Law* / 4 credits
*Prerequisite met by business major
NURS 310 - Professional Communication in Healthcare* / 3 credits
*Prerequisite met by RN to BSN majors

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

Why Linfield College?

  • Affordable
  • Academic Excellence
  • Academic advising support and financial aid assistance
  • Online academic tutoring services
  • Superior research and library assistance
  • Career planning assistance
  • Accredited
    Linfield College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation has also been granted to the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, and the programs of education, music and athletic training.

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

        1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
        2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
        3. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
        4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

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