Healthcare Operations Certificate

Helping Hospitals and Clinics Operate with Efficiency and Compassion

Available as
4-8 Months

Why Study Healthcare Operations?

As the healthcare industry evolves and expands, the demand to balance ethical obligations of patient care and operational efficiency becomes ever more complicated. Saint Francis’ Healthcare Operations certificate enables you to move into a leadership position in your healthcare organization by preparing you with the skills to analyze and optimize all operational aspects. Cutting edge ideas in informatics and telehealth combine with tried and tested methods of optimizing patient care through data mining and visualization, and quality improvement techniques such as forecasting and Six Sigma.

Why Study Healthcare Operations at Saint Francis?

A graduate business certificate from Saint Francis is a quick way to enhance your resume and deepen your knowledge in areas that matter most to you. And since certificate credit hours are fully transferable to a business Master’s degree, your certificate can serve as a bridge to a Master’s of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, or Healthcare Administration at Saint Francis, significantly shortening your time to graduation.

Saint Francis offers fully online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your own time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to complete your certificate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions with six start dates throughout the year. Finish in four months by taking 2 classes at a time, or in 8 months, taking one class at a time. We provide the support of experienced online instructors and a network of alumni mentors to help you through graduation and beyond.

Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.

Faculty and Teaching Style

A Saint Francis certificate begins with foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique certificate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your organization or workplace.

Learn more about what makes life at Saint Francis so special.