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Management in Health Systems Certificate

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Leadership in Healthcare

Better health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes an important contribution to economic progress, as healthy populations live longer, are more productive and save more.

Not only is the healthcare industry is growing faster than any other in the United States, it's also a field where you can make a difference, earn a great wage and find ample job opportunities.​

As hospitals, clinics and other healthcare organizations grow, the demand for managers with the skills and credentials to take on new and expanding leadership responsibilities also grows exponentially. 


Noncredit Certificate

Accelerated Format

The noncredit certificate encompasses five courses that can be completed in one year. Four courses are 7-week accelerated courses during spring or  fall semesters, and one course is an 8-week accelerated course over the summer. Courses cover topics that will put you at the center of operations  at a hospital or clinic, safeguarding the patient experience.​
Courses Dates   Description
HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS Fall 2021 Focusing on the organization, delivery, and financing of healthcare, examining private and public health sectors and government policy.
HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT Fall 2021 Introducing important issues such as management thinking, cost management, strategic planning, and quality improvement.
HEALTHCARE ECONOMICS & POLICY Spring 2022 Outlining the economics driving today’s healthcare, including the relationship of policy to economics and reform.
POPULATION HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT Spring 2022 Examining new requirements and challenges for population-oriented health delivery initiatives.
BUDGETING & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Summer 2022 Delving into real-world techniques, strategies, theories and applications of financial management (Summer).

Be a Part of the Future of Healthcare

You should enroll:​
•    IF YOU ARE A MANAGER who wants to advance your career or transition into healthcare.
•    IF YOU ARE A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL committed to patient care and seeking more responsibility and career advancement.
•    IF YOU ARE A CAREGIVER OR PROVIDER looking for growth opportunities in health systems management in a hospital, clinic, assisted living facility or other organization.​

Stand Out from Other Candidates

Upon completion of the certificate, you will receive an exclusive UW-Green Bay Certificate or Digital Badge, which will signal mastery of the curriculum, enabling you to stand out from other candidates. The digital badge can be shared on your resume, your social media, your website and your email signature. 


Take the Next Step

Call or email Kerry Winkler Program Specialist today at 920-465-2508 or to discuss your options or register now. ​

All successful candidates must have a High School level analytical ability and be proficient in reading, writing and math. Candidates should also be comfortable with technology and computers with some experience of Microsoft Word. Candidates should be capable of writing reports and taking online exams using a laptop/PC. 

Other Options

If you are interested in a credit version of the certificate or wish to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Management in Health Systems, please reach out to Admissions or Nursing and Health Studies personnel.