Graduate Certificate in Leadership of International Healthcare Organizations

Learn to meet the administrative and managerial needs of international health care organizations.

If you’re interested in a career with governmental or non-governmental organizations like the World Health Organization, Doctors Without Borders and the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), a graduate certificate in Leadership of International Healthcare Organizations from Park University will give you both theoretical and applied experience in health care policy, administration and economics worldwide.

Locations & Learning Options

Courses and electives for the Leadership of International Healthcare Organizations Graduate Certificate are offered in face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus and online. This certificate requires a minimum of 12 completed hours of coursework.

Prior to admission, students must submit an essay describing their academic and career background, and reasons why they wish to pursue the Leadership of International Healthcare Organizations Certificate.

  • Parkville, MO
  • Online

Foundation Course

HA511 Leadership and Management in Healthcare Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

Theory integration courses (choose three courses). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 cr.

HA 532 Healthcare Services and Systems for Diverse Populations. . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

HA 533 Managerial Epidemiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

HA 537 Health Policy and Politics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

HA 604 Healthcare Economics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

IB 660 Strategic Global Business Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

PA 503 Emerging Issues in Public Affairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

PA 545 Management of Nonprofit Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 cr.

*Note: Students may be eligible to substitute another course emphasizing international relations
for one of the three theory integration courses listed above with the permission of the director of the
Master of Healthcare Administration program.

Become a skilled business manager ready to face unique health care challenges across the world.

International health care organizations combat disease, provide relief to refugees, distribute critical medication and vaccines, and ensure healthy food and safe water for a multitude of populations. Government and non-government organizations work together to promote the overall health of as many people as possible. If you’re interested in a career in international health care, this our graduate certificate is for you.

Careers

Career possibilities with this graduate certificate include:

  • Emergency Operations Unit Chief
  • Director of Development Operations
  • International Health, Safety and Security Manager
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Program Highlights

As you pursue this certificate, you’ll study topics including managerial epidemiology, health care services and systems for diverse populations, health policy and politics, and strategic global business management.

Our International Healthcare Organizations Graduate Certificate can prepare you for management positions in global health care, serving a variety of populations and navigating the politics and policy considerations necessary to run a successful international business. It presents a unique opportunity in conjunction with a Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Administration degree.

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.