Getting Started

Contact Us

Healthcare Leadership

Global Health Program Management (Certificate)

<object width="400" height="225"> <param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=138785936&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=0&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=00adef&amp;fullscreen=1&amp;autoplay=0&amp;loop=0" /> <embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=138785936&amp;server=vimeo.com&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=0&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=00adef&amp;fullscreen=1&amp;autoplay=0&amp;loop=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="400" height="225"> </embed> </object>
  • Play

Learn to manage programs for healthcare services around the world and come to understand the factors that impact the global nonprofit sector. You'll gain a valuable portfolio of skills related to program management for the international healthcare market. You will learn how to:


  • Work with remote teams

  • Navigate regional governance, laws, and customs

  • Think critically to reach competent, cross-functional decisions

  • Manage regulatory compliance

  • Operate effective healthcare programs in the international market, with an emphasis on non-governmental organizations (NGO’s)

  • Implement systems, processes, and procedures with transferable skills across many cultures and countries

This certificate is designed with an emphasis on those working in healthcare-related NGO’s both domestically and internationally, and on those working in research, development and marketing of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and support services.

Credits earned through this graduate certificate may apply toward a master's degree in Healthcare Leadership.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.du.edu/learn/certificates/disclosure/hl.html


Required Courses

The graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Global Health Program Management requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses).

Concentration courses - 16 qtr. hrs (Choose 4)

Concentration courses allow students to focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector in which they are working or wish to work, and master the skills needed to excel in that area.


Elective courses - 8 qtr. hrs (Choose 2)

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in Healthcare Leadership programs. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

After you submit your academic plan, your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Popular electives for students pursuing Healthcare Leadership programs include:

Additional Elective courses available, please Design your custom plan for elective courses


Design Your Custom Plan

Start Customizing Your Certificate


View the tutorial or start building your plan now.

Design Your Custom Plan!

Careers in Global Health Program Management Certificate

Titles
Researcher, Program Administrator, Health Policy Analyst, Program Manager, NGO Director, Operations Director, Public Health Analyst, Health Educator

Responsibilities
Plan and implement healthcare related initiatives abroad; deal with crisis management; shape policies and interpret foreign policies related to healthcare; research; healthcare promotion and education; analyze data; manage budgets and finances.

Outlook
While careers in global health span a myriad of industries, graduates of this program will be especially equipped to work for NGOs, government agencies, and voluntary organizations. There is a rising demand for healthcare leaders who are skilled at working across cultures and borders, according to a 2014 report from Deloitte. Those who grasp the essentials of change management and innovation will be in high demand, along with those who have skills in management, finance, and healthcare policy.

Careers In Healthcare Leadership

Where need meets desire.
According to Explore Health Careers, a perfect storm is brewing for aspiring healthcare professionals, administrators, and managers as the number of patients with age-related health needs increases along with the number of health professionals retiring from the field in conjunction with emerging technologies changing the way we live and die, healthcare is the field to be in. Driven by major policy changes in the healthcare insurance industry related to access, transparency and relevance, job opportunities in clinics and outpatient care sites will increase dramatically in both urban and rural areas. Opportunities for medical and health services specialists are projected to grow by 16% through 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, 25% of all new jobs created in the next several years will be related to the healthcare industry.

Technology transforms!
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S.-rare and welcomed bright spot in the job market, according to a Monster.com report. Leadership roles are crucial in this period of change as healthcare policies and regulatory systems continue to evolve at the national level, as well as the cutting-edge technologies being made available to the public. Employment for medical records and health information technology professionals is expected to grow 20% within the next decade, much faster than the average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Ready to Apply

It's time to gather your materials and apply to your program of choice. Remember to include:


How to Apply


Need More Information

Interested in attending University College, but need additional information before you make a decision? No problem−we're here to help. You may request additional information about a specific program and specialty, review and ask questions in our Frequently Asked Questions section, or contact University College directly.

Want to Take a Class

Even if you missed the application deadline, you can start taking courses for one quarter before you have to submit a completed application. We know how important it is to get started when you're ready, so review the class schedule or start the registration process now.

bachelor's of arts completion student experience video

Student Experience

From start to finish, the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program provides an unparalleled experience that helps you do more for your career, family, and community.

university of denver university college online course

See How Our Online Course Works

Online classes are designed and delivered for busy adults seeking a convenient option to pursue education.

university of denver, university college non-credit

Lifelong Learning

Non-credit classes offer diverse, interesting topics from politics to the arts, nature to technology. Stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity−all for the love of learning!