Online Science of Health Care Delivery Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in the College of Health Solutions at ASU Online prepares the future and current workforce with the fundamental knowledge and skills to lead change in all levels of the healthcare system. The College of Health Solutions curriculum aligns with the Triple Aim: Improve patient outcomes, improve population health, and lower health care costs.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

Details

The College of Health Solutions prepares current and future health care workers to systematically address the critical and complex needs of the health care system. Through the interdisciplinary study of population health, patient-centered care, health economics, policy, data analytics and leadership, students gain the skills necessary to achieve value-based health care in pursuit of the Triple Aim.

Through acquisition of this certificate, students may choose an area of focus within the curriculum: Leadership, Process Engineering, and Informatics.

This certificate possesses 15 credits of the full, 30-credit, graduate degree in the Science of Health Care Delivery.  If a student chooses to pursue the full degree, all 15 credits of the certificate can be applied towards the graduate degree.

Featured courses


Required

HCD 502 Health Care Systems and Design (3)


Required

HCD 511 Health Economics, Policy and Payment Models (3)


Required

HCD 540 Seminar in Science of Health Care Delivery (3)


Track

Leadership: HCD 532 Health Care Management


Track

Leadership: HCD 570 Leadership and Professionalism


Track

Quality and Process Improvement: HCD 570 Process Engineering


Track

Quality and Process Improvement: HCD 501 Biostatistics and Data Management


Track

Informatics: BMI 601 Fundamentals of Health Informatics


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Science of Health Care Delivery Graduate Certificate have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Medical and health service manager

Health educator

Nurse practitioners

Occupational health and safety specialist

Community health workers

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Prestigious faculty

Our faculty bring a high-level of expertise to every research project. In addition to cutting-edge approaches to research, we’re focused on creating a better future for people. We’re lifelong learners with a goal to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve. Some of our research focuses on:

  • Discovering the impact of the environment and policy on food security and community health.
  • Exploring mechanisms involved in the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Harnessing big data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Using state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques to study the components of human communication.
  • Utilizing advanced technology to monitor and promote healthy lifestyles.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.

Developing the health workforce of the future

At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more. 

6,500+


students.

250+


Barrett honors scholars.

160+


faculty members.

$14.5 million


in research expenditures.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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