Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management

About: 

UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Health Service 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.

With this program, you will acquire a practical understanding of the structure and operational processes of health care institutions, and build a solid foundation in health care financial reporting and analysis.

Many students complete this certificate program before seeking admission into UMass Lowell's Master of Science in Health Information Management: Health Service Management Option. Upon acceptance into the master's program, students can transfer certificate courses in which they earned a grade of 3.0 or higher into the master's program. Additionally, students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of 3.2 or higher are not required to complete the GRE to apply for admission into the master's program.

  • Complete in as little as 9 months
  • One of the most affordable tuitions in the nation
  • Apply anytime

Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information, please fill out the Request Information form on the right.

Sample a Course

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

Tuition/Fees: 

 

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

Accreditation: 

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

 

Admissions: 

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 uml.edu/grad.

 

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 financialaidquestions@uml.edu to determine eligibility.

Request Information

Contact: 
Sandra Guy-VanAmburgh
Phone: 
978-934-5437
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$575
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Business Management
Health Sciences