Gain the skills to become a healthcare executive
Are you interested in leading healthcare organizations through an uncertain future? The Economics of U.S. Healthcare Graduate Certificate program gives you an enhanced understanding of the intricacies of the U.S. healthcare system. Taught by excellent faculty with years of industry experience, this online program has a particular emphasis on economics and policy analysis. When you complete this certificate, not only will you have a well-rounded understanding of U.S. Healthcare, you will also receive Six Sigma certification.
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Economics of U.S. Healthcare Graduate Certificate:: Feature Courses
An introduction to the primary concepts and methods of micro and macroeconomics as they apply to decision-makers within the business unit, all within the context of expanding global markets. This satisfies the economics background requirement for MBA candidates.
This course examines the application of economic principles to the allocation of scarce resources in health care; the use of economic theory to understand problems of organization, delivery, and financing of health services; and the choices available to society regarding these issues.
This course provides a historical perspective on the development of health care services in the United States, a description of the key factors and issues which influence the development of the current health care delivery systems and a description of the current health care delivery systems.
Provides an overview of health policy in the United States and introduces bth qualitative and quantitative methods for analyzing health policy with attention given to political and economic perspectives on health policy questions.