The Advanced (Graduate) Certificate in Health Care Policy and Administration provides professional development for workers in New York City’s health care industry. An important professional credential, the advanced certificate gives health care employees in both public and private health care systems an opportunity to advance their careers and serve the public more effectively.

Students gain a rich understanding of the theory and practice of health care policy and administration while developing advanced analytical, research, writing, and presentation skills.

The Advanced Certificate in Health Care Policy and Administration provides professional development for workers in New York City’s health care industry. An important professional credential, the advanced certificate gives health care employees in both public and private health care systems an opportunity to advance their careers and serve the public more effectively.

Students gain a rich understanding of the theory and practice of health care policy and administration while developing advanced analytical, research, writing, and presentation skills.

Career & Academic Advancement

Graduates from the program may pursue careers as health care managers and administrators, as well as public policy analysts and advocates. The Advanced Certificate is a step toward advancement for those working in government, non-profit organizations, and the private health care system. The Certificate can also serve as a stepping off point for those with a scholarly interest in health care. In addition, students who complete courses in the advanced certificate program can apply the credits earned towards our MA program in Urban Studies. These credits may also be applied to other MA degree programs within CUNY. Students should contact the CUNY graduate program of interest to determine how the Certificate’s credits will transfer.

Admissions Criteria

Candidates for admission to advanced certificate programs must possess a bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or higher from an accredited undergraduate institution.

Application Deadlines

Applications for Spring 2019 are due by December 18, 2018.