Healthcare management is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice that is concerned with the organization, financing, delivery and quality of health services for individuals and populations. The Graduate Healthcare Management Certificate is a 15-credit hour program designed to provide the learner with leadership and strategic management tools specifically for the healthcare environment.

Course Requirements

Fall Semester
MPHE 615 Public Health Administration and Management        3 Credits
MPHE 723 Policy and Politics   3 Credits
MPHE 733 Financing Healthcare   3 Credits
MPHE 721 Healthcare Strategy   3 Credits
Summer Semester
MPHE 727 Organizational Management  

3 Credits




15 Credits

Educational Format

Classes can be taught in three terms per year (fall, spring or summer). Classes are held in the evenings to accommodate working professionals. Classes are taught online and on campus on the campuses of EVMS or ODU. Online learning options are presented either in an asynchronous web-based or live video-streamed format.

Financial Aid

Federal financial aid may be available for any term in which a student is enrolled at least half-time, subject to timely completion of the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Private education loans may be available for less than half-time study. Please contact EVMS Financial Aid at for more information.

Tuition costs for the public health graduate certificates are based upon the number of credit hours taken per term. Tuition is due at the beginning of each term of your enrollment. For more information, view the program's projected cost of attendance.

Gainful Employment

Gainful employment information applies to the Graduate Program in Public Health certificate programs at EVMS, where students may receive Title IV aid. See the gainful employment disclosure for more information.