Emory Executive Education

Business of Healthcare Certificate

Online or In-Person
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Certificate

Management skills. Healthcare Sector.

The Business of Healthcare Certificate is designed for experienced healthcare professionals and professionals seeking to enter the healthcare sector, who are looking to leverage business knowledge and tools to innovate and impact change in the healthcare industry. Emory Executive Education is providing for-credit Business of Healthcare courses and a Healthcare Certificate upon completion of all four courses in collaboration with Goizueta's Executive MBA.
  • Number of Courses

    Completed over 2.5 months
  • Degree Credits

    1.5 credits per course
  • Investment

    Individual courses $3000 each | A 10% certificate bundle discount for 4 courses - $10,800

Learning Objectives

  • Ideal for

    Seasoned healthcare professionals and experienced professionals seeking to enter the growing healthcare sector.
  • Outcomes

    Expand your capacity as a leader to strategize and lead, innovate, and transform in the healthcare industry.
  • Credits

    Earn up to 6-degree credits and take the first step towards an Executive MBA at Emory.

Apply Now

The Business of Healthcare Certificate is currently taking applications. Courses can be taken in-person, online, or a mix of both.

ADMISSION & APPLICATION DETAILS

Applicants to the Business of Healthcare courses and certificate program offered for-credit program through Emory Executive Education will be evaluated based on fit with the Executive MBA student body. 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Over seven years of professional experience¬† (10+ years preferred)
  • Mid- to senior-level professionals ready to move into a more strategic role
  • Managerial or project management experience preferred
  • Ready for a rigorous academic experience
  • Understand the value of a room full of different perspectives
  • Prepared to make valuable contributions in the classroom

Applicants who possess the minimum qualifications above are not guaranteed admission into the Business of Healthcare courses and certificate program. 

  • Review admissions criteria for participation in these for credit course offerings
  • Review deadlines for certificate and individual courses
  • Start and submit application by deadline (Apply by November 28 to be considered for the 4 course, Business of¬†Healthcare Certificate)
  • Expect notification of admission decision within one¬†week of submitting application

BUS 504 Business of Healthcare: Moving from Volume to Value Based Healthcare Delivery - 1.5 Credits
Date: February 3-4, 2023
Application Due: December 2, 2022
Payment Due: December 16, 2022

ISOM 503 Healthcare Operations: Continuous Operations Improvement in Healthcare Org’s - 1.5 Credits
Date: March 3-4, 2023
Application Due: December 19, 2022
Payment Due: January 9, 2023

ACT 597 Cost Concepts in Healthcare - 1.5 Credits
Date: March 31-April 1, 2023
Application Due: January 30, 2023
Payment Due: February 13, 2023

OAM 508A Healthcare Strategy: Strategically Leading Health Care Organizations - 1.5 Credits
Date: April 14-15, 2023
Application Due: February 27, 2023
Payment Due: March 13, 2023

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Certificate

Business of Healthcare Overview

Participants may take 1 or more courses for credit, including all 4 courses to complete the Business of Healthcare Certificate, earning up to 6-degree credits. If you choose to apply to Goizueta's Executive MBA program at a later date and are admitted into the program, these credits will apply towards your degree. This certificate is a great opportunity to meet your continuing education needs and professional development goals.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Certificate
  • Business of Healthcare Certificate (6 Credits Total)

  • February 3-4, 2023

    BUS 504 Business of Healthcare: Moving from Volume to Value Based Healthcare Delivery (1.5 Credit Course)
    Introduces the framework of a value‚Äźbased health care delivery system, organized around four key components: (1) what is a value base framework for a delivery system, (2) the need for integrated care delivery at the practice unit, (3) creating system for outcome measurement and monitoring, and (4) the role of payers in encouraging value‚Äźbased healthcare delivery.| Faculty: Steve Culler | Application Due: December 2, 2022 | Payment Due: December 16, 2022
  • March 3-4, 2023

    ISOM 503 Healthcare Operations: Continuous Operations Improvement in Healthcare Org’s (1.5 Credit Course)
    Using the health care value chain as an organizing framework, the module is organized around four key modules: (1) designing health care delivery systems, (2) capacity planning and decision making under uncertainty, (3) process failure, learning and quality improvement, and (4) new business models and innovations in health care. | Faculty: KC Diwas | Application Due: December 19, 2022 | Payment Due: January 9, 2023
  • March 31-April 1, 2023

    ACT 597 Cost Concepts in Healthcare (1.5 Credit Course)
    This course will apply some of the basic concepts and techniques learned in an introductory management accounting course to the unique setting of healthcare. In this course, we will revisit topics related to resource planning, understanding cost behavior and cost drives, costing of services (including the application of time‚Äźdriven activity‚Äźbased‚Äźcosting), and the assessment of performance relative to a budget. The case‚Äźbased course will provide a deeper dive into these topics using examples from healthcare organizations (e.g., hospitals, clinics, and/or healthcare service providers). The aim of the course is to prepare students working in the healthcare industry to apply modern costing concepts and techniques in their workplace. | Faculty: Jan Barton | Application Due: January 30, 2023 | Payment Due: February 13, 2023
  • April 14-15, 2023

    OAM 508A Healthcare Strategy: Strategically Leading Health Care Organizations (1.5 Credit Course)
    Gain an understanding of tomorrow’s competitive landscape in health care characterized by regulatory uncertainty, confounded consumers, and the ever-shifting balance of power amongst payers, providers and pharma/devices. All these demand that our health care leaders be clear in their organization’s strategy and simultaneously excel at leading organizational change. | Faculty: John Kim | Application Due: February 27, 2023 | Payment Due: March 13, 2023

For-Credit Courses Withdrawal Policy

These courses are only offered for university credit. You will receive an Emory University transcript as a result of completing one or more courses. To withdraw from a course, you must meet designated university deadlines to avoid receiving a W on your transcript for the for-credit course. No refunds will be extended once the course begins.

Take the next step

Expand your capacity as a leader to strategize, innovate, and transform in the healthcare industry through the Business of Healthcare Certificate.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents.

Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients

Organizations are also eligible for a group pricing package for sending multiples participants through our in-person and online programs over the course of a year. Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union:
Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; Maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only‚ÄĒthe balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is Prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you.
o Credit Union membership is required. Visit emoryacu.com and click to get started.
For more information, call 404.329.6415 Option 3, or visit emoryacu.com to find a branch near you.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Tammie Long, to learn more about this course and discover how Emory Executive Education can meet your continuing education needs and professional development goals.