Graduate Certificate in Health Management


UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Health Management is intended for students with a background in health care or a related field who wish to apply the latest management techniques to the operations of health care facilities and services.

Many students complete the certificate program before seeking admission into UMass Lowell's Master's Degree Program in Health Informatics and Management, and the certificate courses they have taken are then accepted as credits toward their master's degree. Additionally, students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.2 or better are not required to complete the GRE to apply for admission into the master's degree program.

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For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate in Health Management page.



Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Certificate Application Fee $50
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).



Admission to all graduate programs at UMass Lowell is contingent upon successful completion of a bachelor's degree. No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for graduate certificate programs. Credits earned from a graduate certificate may be used toward a related graduate degree with the approval of the graduate program coordinator. Students who complete a UMass Lowell graduate certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better may be able to waive the GRE when applying to a related master's degree. Graduate certificate programs must be completed within a five-year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and no more than one course with a grade below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for other certificates.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit


Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or email to determine eligibility.

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