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Long-Term Care Administration
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The long-term care administration certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus prepares you for administrative and managerial positions in various long-term care settings. The program provides an in-depth examination of the U.S. healthcare delivery system throughout the continuum of care. In this program, you’ll gain the tools and skills necessary to be successful in the long-term care industry by addressing real-world scenarios and situations. The program helps prepare you for immediate competitive improvement on the employment market as well as for the long-term care administrator examination.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, HCAD 600)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 625)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 635)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

 

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Health Information Management & Data Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online certificate program in health information management and data analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help equip you with knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system and the skills needed for healthcare organizational management. In this program, you’ll learn methods of health information management and technologies for collecting, storing, retrieving, and processing healthcare data. In addition, you’ll learn how to analyze, interpret, and present that data using appropriate statistical tools and techniques for healthcare decision making. You’ll apply managerial epidemiology tools and evidence in decision making and acquire skills in planning and resolving diverse healthcare issues.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 300)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 305)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 307)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 320)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 400)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

In order to sign up for
(3 Credits, HMGT 300), you will need to successfully complete one of the following prerequisite courses beforehand:


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)
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Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Healthcare Administration
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Healthcare administrators manage complex organizations that serve diverse individual and community needs. With an online master’s degree in healthcare administration from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll gain the expert knowledge, management skills, and strong professional development you need to seize career opportunities and maximize your potential in this era of rapid healthcare transformation.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement 


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

Management Foundation Courses

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)
Healthcare Administration Courses

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 600)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 625)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 630)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 635)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 645)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 660)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 665)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, HCAD 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare midcareer healthcare professionals for a leadership role in a dynamic sector that touches every life. Career opportunities are in areas that include department management, health systems analysis, legislative work, and executive leadership in the private sector, professional societies, nonprofit organizations, military, and in all levels of government.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, HCAD 640). If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to help improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
42
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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