Undergraduate CertificateHealthcare Leadership

An undergraduate certificate in healthcare leadership from Wichita State allows undergraduate students and working professionals to expand their knowledge in the fundamental concepts of administration in the health care system. The certificate prepares students to navigate the health care system and provides an introduction to health management.

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The certificate consists of 12 credit hours, including three required courses — Introduction to US Healthcare and Administration, Foundations of Healthcare Finance, and Effective Management in Healthcare — and one additional course chosen from the areas of leadership, quality improvement, health economics, or human resource management.

Credits earned as part of this certificate can also be applied to the Bachelor of Science (BS) in health management

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study:

  • Log into the myWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click on "Change my Major/Minor."
  • Click continue (this will show your current major and minor).
  • Click continue, then click "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program. Click continue and submit request.