May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Executive Certificate in Healthcare Administration Certificate Program


Dr. Marcy Maurer
Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance
Location: Dunn Center, Room 267
Phone:  (931) 221-6105

Dr. Tim Leszczak
Graduate Coordinator, Professor
Location: Dunn Center, Room 270
Phone:  (931) 221-6112

The Healthcare Administration Certificate will expose students to four key functions of healthcare administration: accounting, finance, strategic planning and human resources, which will expand the scope of knowledge and skills for professionals in the healthcare field. Completion of the certificate program will enhance the marketability and functionality of professionals and clinicians, as well as fulfill four course requirements in APSU’s Master of Healthcare Administration degree program.

Admission Requirements

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • An earned undergraduate degree with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • At least three years of experience in healthcare
  • One letter or statement from current employer confirming employment and recommending you to the program
  • Personal statement stating why you think this program will benefit your growth in the healthcare industry
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

For more information about the application process, please visit