International Healthcare Management and Leadership
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.
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.
Applicants should review the How to Apply page for information about eligibility and special instructions. The certificate program's review committee will review the applications and notify each applicant of their admissions decision.
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 a successful completion
The certificate program requires a minimum of 18 term credits and successful completion of all courses for a letter grade and with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75. The certificate program length is flexible; it varies from student to student, however, the certificate program must be completed within three years.
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.
Course of Study
Students should check the course catalog to confirm when the courses are offered. The term and time may change from what is listed in the table below and some courses are only offered every other year. Students should also check for prerequisites and whether instructor consent is required.
|Course No.||Course Title||No. Credits||Online Term||Campus Term|
All students are required to complete this free course before taking other online courses
Academic and Research Ethics at JHSPH
All students are required to complete this free online course during their first term of study
Required Courses: Students must complete the following 18 credits of coursework
|221.624||Urban Health in Developing Countries||3||4||-|
|221.646||Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries||3||2||2|
|309.631||Population Health Informatics||3||2||-|
|312.603||Fundamentals of Budgeting and Finance||3||1,2,3,4||SI, WI|
|312.610||Foundations of Organizational Leadership||3||-||2,3,SI|
|Optional Electives, Beyond the Required 18-credit Minimum|
|221.649||Introduction to M-Health and E-Health in Low and Middle Income Countries||4||3||-|
|221.722||Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries||4||1||1|
|309.731*||Patient Safety in Developing Countries||2||-||SI|
|312.604||Quantitative Tools for Managers||3||-||2,3, SI|
|312.670||Negotiation in Health Care Settings||3||-||SI, WI, 4|
|317.600||Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy||4||3||1|
SI = Courses offered in the Summer Institute
WI = Courses offered in the Winter Institute
* Course is offered every other year
Certificate Program Contact
Name Pamela Davis