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UW Oshkosh Healthcare Management (HCM) Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management is a targeted non-degree seeking program that gives you the leadership edge to function effectively in the healthcare industry.

The Graduate Healthcare Management (HCM) Certificate offered by the Department of Public Administration at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is designed for individuals who wish to enhance their skills as healthcare managers, supervisors or leaders to function effectively in today's complex healthcare environment.

Who Pursues the HCM Certificate?

  • Healthcare professionals such as nurses, physicians, physician assistants, therapists, laboratory technicians, social workers new to management or supervisory roles.
  • Non-clinical professionals such as administrative staff in healthcare settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' offices, public health departments, HMOs, home healthcare institutions, and ambulatory healthcare institutions, who want to enhance current management or supervisory skills.
  • Non-healthcare professionals such as administrative staff in other fields, including insurance companies, government, human service agencies, pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, who need skills to interact better with health providers, or to transition into the healthcare industry.
  • Students currently completing a master's program in nursing, medicine, therapy, pharmacy, public administration or business administration.

HCM Certificate Program Requirements

The Graduate HCM Certificate is composed of two parts for a total of 15-credit hours:

  • Category A: Required Courses (9 credits) 
  • Category B: Elective Courses (6 credits) 

For complete curriculum requirements, please see:

Graduate HCM Certificate Curriculum

Admission Requirements



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UW Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies
800 Algoma Blvd.
Dempsey Hall, Room 337
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8621

Phone: (920) 424-1223
Fax: (920) 424-0247

Office Hours
7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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