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Health Systems Management Certificate

About the program


The Health Systems Management Certificate is intended for students who are, or expect to be, working in a health care setting. This 12 graduate hour certificate focuses on public health and health care management knowledge, abilities, and skills needed for individuals working alongside health care administrators. Upon completion of the certificate, students will have a strong foundation of health care management and be prepared to work alongside health care managers and executives. 


Applicants must be a graduate student in a degree seeking program at Texas A&M University.

Dates and Deadlines

All certificate programs have rolling deadlines.


Applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. Certificate Program Application
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume sent by email to

Required courses

For more detailed information regarding these courses, including course descriptions, please see the Texas A&M course Catalog.

Course Number Course Name Term Offered
Required Course    
PHPM 606 Health Systems Management Fall
Elective Courses (pick 3)    
PHPM 614 Strategic Planning and Marketing I Spring
PHPM 616 Management and Human Resources Fall
PHPM 617 Health Care Quality Evaluation and Utilization Management Spring
PHPM 631 Health Information Management Systems Spring
PHPM 633 Health Law & Ethics Fall/Spring
PHPM 640 Health Policy & Politics Spring
PHPM 654 Health Insurance & Managed Care Spring