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Complete Your Health Sciences Management Certificate Online

This certificate is for healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers in leadership and management. Centering on real-world healthcare challenges, coursework covers the core competencies recognized by the Healthcare Leadership Alliance of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Advance your career in healthcare management, and join the UVA family for life.

Start DatesAugust, January, June
Estimated Cost$9,738 (same in-state and out-of-state)
Duration18 graduate credits / 6 courses/ 18 months on average
FormatPart-time: online
Next Application Deadline

November 1, 2019 for Spring 2020 term

On average, students take one to two courses per term, including the summer, and take 18 - 24 months to complete the certificate.
admission requirements
Fall July 1
Spring November 1
Summer April 1
  • Bachelor’s degree
Admission Details

$9,738 (same in-state and out-of-state)

  • This program is not eligible for financial aid
Tuition Details
* Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates adjusted annually.
our value
  • Develop skills needed for health care leadership positions in a flexible online format

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Faculty Spotlight

My own experience confirms my belief in the importance of education and lifelong learning. I know what it's like to take courses online and to make sacrifices to devote myself to my studies. But I also know the kind of opportunities education opens up.
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Ana Abad-Jorge

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management & Certificate in Health Sciences Management

After 27 years spent working with the most vulnerable of patients as a pediatric nutritionist with the UVA Health System, Ana decided to pursue her lifelong goal of teaching. She earned her doctorate in higher education and adult learning, and is now program director and assistant professor for the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management and Certificate in Health Sciences Management programs.

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Student Spotlight

The program was a differentiator for me. I was asked to come in for an interview because my decision to pursue the certificate was seen as a sign of my commitment to the field.
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Kearby Chen


After earning a bachelor’s in biomedical engineering and a master’s in commerce from UVA, Kearby secured a job with a search and digital marketing firm. When he decided to make a career change and enter the HEALTHCARE management industry, he gained experience and expertise with an SCPS certificate. He now holds the title of Ambulatory Manager of Neurosciences Clinics at UVA Health System, and is responsible for all outpatient neurology and neurosurgery clinics as the leader of a 70+ person team.

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