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).

Application Deadlines

Applications for degree programs are currently being accepted for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022. For full consideration, students applying for Spring 2022 are encouraged to apply before December 15, 2021. Students applying for Fall 2022 are encouraged to apply before July 1, 2022 for degree programs and July 15, 2022 for certificate/advanced certificates.