Academic Details

Program snapshot


Part-time, Boston campus

Class Begins

For Boston campus students, there are two entry terms each year in January and September.


12-15 credit hours. The minimum required number of credits to earn your certificate is 12, however many students select to take an additional elective in order to broaden their expertise.

Class Schedule

Courses are primarily offered Monday–Thursday during the evening.

Time to Complete

The Graduate Certificate in Business Management for Healthcare may be completed over the course of just three semesters or spread out over as long as three years. The length of the program will depend on your course selections.


Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December.

GRE/GMAT Requirements

Graduate certificate programs do not require a GRE or GMAT score for admission.

F-1 visa compliant?


STEM Designated?


Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

CPT is not offered at this time.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)


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Featured faculty

Gary J. Young

Director, Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research; Professor, Strategic Management and Healthcare Systems

Gilbert Nyaga

Associate Professor and Group Chair, Supply Chain and Information Management; Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research

Timothy Hoff

Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy; Visiting Associate Fellow, Oxford University

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