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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 healthcare setting. This 12 graduate hour certificate focuses on public health and healthcare management knowledge, abilities, and skills needed for individuals working alongside healthcare administrators. Upon completion of the certificate, students will have a strong foundation in healthcare management and be prepared to work alongside healthcare managers and executives. 


After careful consideration, the Texas A&M University School of Public Health will not be admitting to the Health Systems Management Certificate at this time. Please continue to check this website for updates regarding when applications will re-open.


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