The Undergraduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership and Advocacy provides a basic academic foundation and professional development for administrative and professional workers in New York City’s health care industry. An important professional credential, the certificate offers 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 healthcare policy and administration while developing advanced analytic, research, writing and presentation skills.

Career & Academic Advancement

The certificate is a valuable educational and professional credential for those working in government, non‐profit organizations, and the private health care system. It is ideal for those currently employed within the field or interested in pursuing careers as health care managers and administrators, as well as public policy analysts and advocates.

Admissions Criteria

Candidates for admission to undergraduate level certificate programs must possess a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma from New York State (also known as TASC or GED). Applicants are also required to write a personal statement.

Department Contact

Dr. Steven London
Department Chair

Marie Romani
Administrative Specialist
(646) 313 – 8480

Office Hours
Mon. – Thur.: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Fri.: 9:00am – 5:00pm

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