Healthcare Leadership Certificate

Healthcare Leadership Certificate at Carroll College

Carroll College Introduces a 3-step approach for Developing Healthcare Leaders for Our Challenging Times

Beginning Fall 2020

The challenges of delivering quality healthcare are more acute in today’s world. At Carroll College, we believe leadership is the key to overcoming the challenges faced by the healthcare industry . Leadership in this dynamic and critical industry requires new approaches to meet the challenges of ethical transformative and productive outcomes. Healthcare leaders are being asked to do more, while advancing their skills at the same time.

The Carroll College Healthcare Leadership Certificate (HLC) is designed to teach management and leadership skills to healthcare professionals. Leaders will increase their effectiveness in leading healthcare organizations with the latest management techniques, theory and practice in the healthcare context. The HLC provides the latest critical skills to new and existing healthcare managers for the demands of a changing and growing healthcare field, allowing them to lead healthcare organizations to success.

This program is ideal for healthcare professionals new to management, and for those experienced managers eager to learn the newest theories and practice. It also provides the opportunity to network and engage with other healthcare leaders and to learn from each other, as well as from a dynamic team of instructors.

If you are a healthcare professional interested in developing your leadership and management skills, this program is for you.

Effective Learning for Today’s Virtual World

At Carroll College, we have developed an innovative approach to learning in these difficult times. The program features a 3-step hybrid approach to accommodate current social conditions and allow greater access to distant participants:

  1. Learning-on-Demand to allow self-paced preparation lectures and content.
  2. Learning Live to enable discussion, engagement and interaction among participants and instructors.
  3. Learning Assurance: Self-assessment tools to assure learning and practical understanding.

The program is delivered from Oct to Apr 2021 with nine key modules paced at three week intervals. Learning on-Demand content is available weeks prior to the Learning Live sessions and learning assessment tools can be accessed any time after module delivery, and made available until the course ends.

Program concepts will be taught through lectures, case studies, simulations and small-team discussions. You'll have an opportunity to interact directly with the faculty, healthcare leaders, field experts and one another through this course. The instructors are leaders in healthcare practice and management, and academics with deep knowledge and experience of management topics in healthcare.

9 Key Course Modules

  • Modules 1 and 2: Managing in the Healthcare Organization
  • Module 3: Leadership Skills for the Healthcare Professional
  • Module 4: Healthcare Finance & Accounting
  • Module 5: Healthcare Policy, Insurance & Regulatory Environment
  • Module 6: Managing Quality Healthcare Outcomes
  • Module 7: Managing Information Systems and Understanding Epidemiology
  • Module 8: Managing Legal, Compliance, Risks and Human Resources
  • Module 9: Leading Healthcare Ethics in our Time

World-Class Instructors Knowledgeable in Healthcare

The program design is developed and delivered by world-class Carroll College faculty and industry professionals practiced in healthcare leadership and delivery. You will learn from academics knowledgeable in healthcare business, economics and policy, and from healthcare practitioners and leaders with current industry knowledge. Their stories and topics of facilitation are available here.

Credits & Costs

Completion of the Carroll College Healthcare Leadership Certificate awards the participant 15 continuing education units.  Certificate and CEU’s are awarded upon completion of online assessments and participation in the Learning Live sessions.

The total cost for the program is $4200. All course material is included.

Join us and grow your leadership skills

The Carroll College Health Care Leadership Certificate Program gives you access to the people, content, tools and frameworks that enable you to grow in your leadership and management skills.

To learn more about the program, contact Dr. Adel F. Dimian at or 715-690-7798.