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

Students will gain a rich understanding of the theory and practice of health care policy and administration while developing advanced analytic, 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 valuable credential for those working in government, non‐profit organizations, and the private health care system or for those with a scholarly interest in health care.

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 2021

Applications are currently being accepted for Spring 2021.  Admissions decisions are sent on a rolling basis throughout the Fall.  Students are encouraged to apply before December 15, 2020.

We are accepting applications for all programs except Union Semester.