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Leadership in Health Care (formerly Elements of Health Care Leadership) Adv. Cert.

Semester Requirements

Program deactivated
Effective March 2014, the advanced certificate in leadership in health care will no longer accept new students. This change will not affect currently matriculated students.

Program overview

The advanced certificate in leadership in health care assists professionals in updating a set of skills or pursuing a career change. The advanced certificate may serve as a stand-alone credential, or, at a later date if a student decides to pursue the MS program in health systems administration, courses may be applied toward the program's requirements. To meet the needs of working professionals, courses are available online.

Curriculum

Leadership in health care, advanced certificate, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
HLTH-717 Bioethics 3
HRDE-731 Group Dynamics and Facilitation Skills 3
HLTH-725 Marketing Within Health Care 3
Second Year
SERQ-740 Leadership Tools and Techniques 3
HLTH-720 Health Systems Planning 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15

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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

Program overview

RIT offers two advanced certificates in health administration:

  • Elements of health care leadership
  • Health systems finance

These certificate programs strive to meet the changing needs of health care professionals.

Each certificate can be completed individually to prepare professionals in a particular areas of expertise, update a set of skills, or assist in a career change. They may serve as stand-alone certificates or, at a later date, if a student decides to pursue the MS program in health systems administration, three of the four courses may be applied toward the program's requirements. To meet the needs of working professionals, courses required in all three of the advanced certificates are taught online.

Curriculum

Semester conversion
Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. Each program and its associated courses have been sent to the New York State Department of Education for approval of the semester plan. For reference, the following charts illustrate the typical course sequence for this program in both quarters and semesters. Students should consult their graduate program adviser with questions regarding planning and course selection.

Program modification
Effective fall 2013, the program in elements of health care leadership will be modified and renamed leadership in healthcare. This change will not affect currently matriculated students.

Elements of health care leadership, advanced certificate, typical course sequence (quarters)

CourseQtr. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
0635-882 Bioethics 4
0635-830 Health Systems Planning 4
0625-842 Customer Relationship Management 4
0625-750 Elements of Service 4
Total Quarter Credit Hours 16

Leadership in health care, advanced certificate, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
HLTH-710 Health Governance and Economics 3
HLTH-715 Reinventing Health Care 3
HLTH-717 Bioethics 3
HRDE-731 Group Dynamics and Facilitation Skills 3
HLTH-725 Marketing Within Health Care 3
Second Year
SERQ-730 Service Leadership 3
HLTH-720 Health Systems Planning 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 21