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The Future is Closer than You Think

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Policy offers you an academic experience firmly rooted in practice. The certificate program is designed to help professionals like you obtain the skills you need to take the next step in your career.

In the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration and Policy you will have the opportunity to explore fundamental business strategy concepts as they apply to the healthcare industry. You will see firsthand how the D’Amore-McKim School of Business creates a rich learning environment where theories and concepts are applied to real-world business issues. You may also choose to study topics such as the impact of global economics on the American healthcare system or management of supply chain operations in the healthcare sector.

Your graduate certificate requires 12-15 credits that you may accelerate and take in as little as 18 months, or span over as long as 3 years. With three start dates each year and no GMAT test scores required, you can quickly gain a professional edge.

Advance your career now with a graduate credential and earn credits that may be applied to a future master’s degree.

Experiential Learning at D'Amore-McKim School of Business

The Graduate Certificate program integrates traditional academics, cutting-edge teaching techniques, and outside-the-classroom learning opportunities. At D’Amore-McKim, we believe that healthcare management is best taught experientially. Bring your own professional experience to classroom discussions, engage with the industry expertise of professors and peers, and apply newly acquired knowledge to real-world endeavors. Below, explore just some of the experiential learning opportunities for which you can apply as a student at D’Amore-McKim.

Net Impact Club

Join a network of graduate business students and working professionals who are committed to using the power of business to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of new leaders who use business to improve the world.


IDEA: A Student-Run Venture Accelerator

Starting your own business venture? Work with mentors, access financial support, and seek additional help in areas like marketing and communications. IDEA can help you bring your idea to life.


Emerging Markets Club

Working closely with the Center for Emerging Markets, you will develop events that educate students about countries with developing economies. You'll also be part of the team that hosts of the annual Northeastern Global Summit, a student led conference that aims to challenge the status quo and inspire students into taking action to combat issues facing the world.