Certificate in Health Care Administration
The certificate program in Health Care Administration provides students and health care practitioners with a broad range of administrative skills and knowledge needed in the dynamic and growing health care field. Ongoing changes in the system have resulted in an array of opportunities for health care administrators to make significant contributions to improving health care for all. The certificate can be earned as a self-standing credential and may also be used as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration (BAPA) for those concentrating in General Public Administration. Specifically, courses in this certificate can be used to fulfill concentration and upper-division elective requirements in the BAPA.
Completion of the 18-credit cluster of courses listed below will lead to the certificate in Health Care Administration. These courses have been selected because they are ideally suited to meet the critical needs of health care administrators.
Courses required for the certificate are:
PUBA 301 Health Care Administration
PUBA 302 Health Policy, Politics, and Law
PUBA 303 Financial Concepts in Health Care Management
PUBA 307 Community Health Analysis
PUBA 446 Contemporary Issues in Health Care
PUBA 480 Organizational Behavior or
PUBA 351 Human Resources Management
Kristina Guo is the faculty contact for this program. Dr. Guo can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (808) 454-4713.
NOTE: Students from Honolulu Community College who transfer to UH West O‘ahu with the Associate in Science degree in Occupational and Environmental Safety Management (OESM) under the terms of the UH West O‘ahu and Honolulu Community College Articulation Agreement will be waived from PUBA 446 Contemporary Issues in Health Care should the student choose to earn the Certificate in Health Care Administration. Students who fall under this agreement should consult a Faculty Advisor or a Student Services Advisor prior to beginning their program.