Graduate CertificateHealth Administration

A graduate certificate in health administration (GCHA) from Wichita State equips students who have backgrounds in business, finance and management with the knowledge for careers in planning, directing, managing and coordinating medical and health services. This completely online certificate can be taken by itself or applied to your Master of Health Administration program.

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The 15-credit-hour GCHA is a completely online program. It covers topics such as health law and ethics, issues and trends in health professions, strategic planning and performance analytics in health care, health care policy and administration, and health care leadership and operations management.

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program:

  • For those already enrolled in graduate school, simply complete the Declaration of Intent to Pursue a Certificate Form.
  • Prospective students need to use the graduate school application form, as if you are enrolling in graduate school. If you are only pursuing a certificate, simply select "Non-Degree Admission: Category A."

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