Graduates of our Health Services Management Certificate program may consider, but are not limited to careers such as:
- Administrative Services Manager
Administrative service managers ensure that resources are being properly allocated throughout a care facility. They do this by overseeing other administrative staff to coordinate background tasks like recordkeeping and facility monitoring.
- Regulatory Affairs Manager
Regulatory affairs managers work to guarantee that regulations are being met at every level throughout a care facility. They also are responsible for interacting with government officials and inspectors when they arrive at the site.
- Compliance Manager
Compliance managers ensure that all billing and record-keeping elements meet government regulations. They also work with cyber security specialists to make the systems secure and provide briefings on the proper transfer of information.
- Medical and Health Services Managers
Medical and health services managers are in charge of planning, directing and coordinating the performance of medical services. Depending on the size of the care facility, they may be responsible for a specific department or the entire facility.
|ACCT500||Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics|
|HSM541||Health Service Systems|
|HSM542||Health Rights and Responsibilities|
|HSM543||Health Services Finance|
|MGMT591||Leadership and Organizational Behavior|
|MIS540||Innovation Through Technology|
FAQs: Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management
Why earn a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management?
This certificate can help prepare you build the skills needed to stand out to employers. These skills are useful for more than just boosting your career. They can also help you find more effective ways to work, improving the lives of your coworkers and patients at the care facility.
Can I earn a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management Online?
Absolutely! You can earn your Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management right here at DeVry. A certificate earned online is no different than one that you would earn from in-person classes. You can complete your online Health Services Management Graduate Certificate program in as little as one year.*
* Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
What is Health Services Management?
Health services management is a field of healthcare focused on the management of services being rendered to a patient. It is the act of coordinating and organizing hospital staff to ensure the efficient and timely delivery of care services.
What does a Health Services Manager do?
Health services managers oversee departments or an entire care facility to ensure that care is being provided in an efficient, compliant and timely manner. Larger care facilities tend to have more than one health services manager, usually one for each department. Smaller facilities may have a single manager who oversees everything.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.