Healthcare Operations Certificate

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Healthcare Operations Certificate

Helping Hospitals and Clinics Operate with Efficiency and Compassion

As the healthcare industry evolves and expands, the demand to balance ethical obligations of patient care and operational efficiency becomes ever more complicated. Saint Francis’ Healthcare Operations certificate enables you to move into a leadership position in your healthcare organization by preparing you with the skills to analyze and optimize all operational aspects. Cutting edge ideas in informatics and telehealth combine with tried and tested methods of optimizing  patient care through data mining and visualization, and quality improvement techniques such as forecasting and Six Sigma.

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Why Study Healthcare Operations at Saint Francis?

A graduate business certificate from Saint Francis is a quick way to enhance your resume and deepen your knowledge in areas that matter most to you. And since certificate credit hours are fully transferable to a business Master’s degree, your certificate can serve as a bridge to a Masters of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, or Healthcare Administration at Saint Francis, significantly shortening your time to graduation.

Saint Francis offers fully-online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to complete your certificate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions, with six start dates throughout the year. Finish in four months by taking 2 classes at a time, or in 8 months taking one class at a time. We provide the support of experienced online instructors, dedicated success coaches, and a network of alumni mentors, to help you through graduation and beyond.

Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business, and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.

The Value of a Saint Francis Certificate

  • 12 Credit Hours
  • $535 Per Credit Hour
  • 4-8 Months to Complete Your Certificate
  • 100% Online Certificate Program

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Faculty and Teaching Style

A Saint Francis certificate begins with foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique certificate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your organization or workplace.

I wanted to keep learning, but the on-site learning environment was stressful. I have five kids and wanted the balance of family. I also have tons of evening meetings. The appeal was that class could be where and when I needed it.

Dr. Joe LaRosa
Saint Francis MHA Graduate

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