The healthcare sector needs leaders who are able to transform care facilities into more efficient, patient-centered delivery systems. Operation managers are essential to the balance between cost control and quality of patient care. Therefore, these leaders are key players in achieving operational excellence through their expertise, systematic decision-making skills and logical thinking skills. This certificate offers an understanding of how leaders can maximize operational effectiveness through strategic planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
The UC Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Operations Difference
The Health Care Operations program is the study of effectively managing and administrating the delivery of services within the healthcare system. The coursework equips graduates with the ability to focus on evidence-based decision making and total quality management along with finances in healthcare.
UC Online is ranked one of the best online programs in the U.S.
“As a physician champion without an IT background, I realized that I wasn't prepared for the role. I enrolled in the Master of Health Informatics program. It delivered the skill sets I needed to be a health IT leader and to go on to become board certified in Clinical Informatics. I highly recommend University of Cincinnati's Master of Health Informatics program.”
Yes. You can provide additional recommendation letters. You can simply add the additional recommender’s contact email in your application. They will receive an email from UC asking for their recommendation. This can be a good idea if you’re worried about one of your recommenders not getting their letter in on time.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Classes are asynchronous; some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Classes are asynchronous. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using Examity proctoring software.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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