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International Healthcare Management and Leadership

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the certificate program in International Healthcare Management and Leadership the individual will be able to:

  • Evaluate and interpret major themes, issues and trends in global healthcare
  • Apply principles and practices of financial analysis and management in the healthcare field 
  • Identify HIT tools and methods for evaluating the quality and effectiveness of health services and population health management
  • Utilize principles of strategic management and competitive analyses to support strategy development for health care organizations
  • Use evidence-based principles to analyze business issues and manage complex  operations in international healthcare setting.

Course of Study

Students should carefully review the certificate program page on the JHU e-catalogue site, for full information about courses and program requirements. 


Individuals who hold at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or comparable work experience, and a strong overall record of successful academic performance, are eligible to apply. While not a requirement, holders of advanced degrees are encouraged to apply. The certificate program is also open to students enrolled in graduate degree programs at Johns Hopkins University, other than those at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. The program is intended to be taken on a part-time basis, and can be completed by taking a combination of online and onsite courses.

Admissions Process

Applying to the certificate program as a non-degree student (JHU students are not eligible for this program)

Applicants are required to apply to certificate programs using SOPHAS Express. All non-degree applicants should review the general Certificates Admissions page for instructions on how to apply to a certificate program and application deadlines. 

Start terms: It is possible to begin the certificate program only in these terms: 1 & 3.

TOEFL/IELTS: Not required, but a Skype interview may be required.

Prerequisites or special requirements: Applicants will be asked to explain their healthcare experience in the application. 

No more than 6 credits may be accrued as a Special Student Limited before submission of an application to the Certificate program, complete with all supporting documents.

Requirements for successful completion

The student should review the section of the website that addresses completion before completing certificate program requirements. The student's transcript will not indicate that the certificate was earned until the Notification of Completion has been submitted, verified by the certificate program, and processed by the Registrar.  

Contact Information

Certificate Program Contact
 Pamela Davis

Faculty Sponsor

David Chin