Audience: The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Policy is designed for working professionals who want to gain the skills to become an innovative leader in an increasingly complex, growing, and transformative industry.

Program Type: Part-time

Unique Features:

  • Study at a U.S. News and World Report ranked top 40 U.S. research university.
  • Certificate programs are designed for busy professionals. Courses are offered on our Boston campus on weekday evenings Monday through Thursday and during the day on Saturdays. As a Boston campus based student, you may also complete one course online.
  • Upon successful completion of a graduate certificate program, you may have the option to apply your credits to eligible MBA or master’s programs at Northeastern University.

Class Size: 20 students per year

Class Begins: 3 entry terms each year: January, May, and September

Class Location: Boston, MA

Class Schedule: On-campus courses are primarily offered Monday–Thursday during the evening. Some courses are also available on Saturdays. As a Boston campus student, you may take one course online.

Credit Hours: 12-15 credit hours

Time to Complete: The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management and Policy 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.

Tuition Costs and Fees: Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you will find the rate next to “Business Administration.

Eligible for International Student Visa? No. This program is not F-1 visa compliant.

Where Do I Apply? Apply online

GMAT/GRE Required? No

Interview Required? Upon request.

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