Graduate Certificate in Health Policy
Jefferson (Philadelphia University +Thomas Jefferson University)

Program Details

Jefferson Online offers the online Graduate Certificate in Health Policy. This certificate program is designed to give students training in the tools needed to decided public health care policy. Students enrolled in this program will learn about the organization and analytical skills needed to comprehend and manage today’s health care policy challenges. Within this program, students will study the following:

  • population health management
  • health related economics
  • health delivery systems
  • regulations
  • health laws
  • and more

This certificate may be an ideal fit for clinicians or health-care professionals looking to deepen their knowledge of health policy formulation and advocacy. The course work may also be applied to the Masters of Science Policy degree program offered at Jefferson. The program is meant as both a way to improve knowledge for those seeking employment in any health care field, or for those looking for a base of knowledge on which to begin a career in health policy management.


  • Three or more years of substantial experience in some aspect of the health/healthcare industry
  • Earned baccalaureate degree with approximate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Ability to perform graduate work demonstrated by either a graduate degree or at least 9 credits of appropriate graduate coursework with a grade of B or higher; OR a competitive score on the GRE or other graduate entrance examination

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education