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

REQUIRED (6 Credits):
MPHE 615 Public Health Administration and Management Fall Term   3 Credits
MPHE 733 Financing Healthcare Fall Term 3 Credits
CHOOSE THREE ( 9 Credits ):
MPHE 721 Healthcare Strategy Fall Term 3 Credits
MPHE 723 Policy and Politics Fall Term 3 Credits
MPH 690 Leadership: Theories, Skills, and Applications Summer Term 3 Credits
MPHE 727 Organizational Management Summer Term 3 Credits
MPHE 736 Conflict Analysis and Negotiations Spring Term 3 Credits
  Total   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. Online learning options are presented either in an asynchronous web-based or live video-streamed format.



  • In-state: $927 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state: $1,151 per credit hour
  • view the program's projected cost of attendance - will include any mandatory fees under Public Health Graduate Certificates.

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.