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Health Care Compliance Certificate

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In the high-risk health care industry, there is a growing need for skilled compliance officers to help ensure that health care providers adhere to all regulations regarding patient safety, the privacy of patient information and billing practices. The Health Care Compliance Certificate prepares you to effectively manage your organization’s compliance at both the state and federal level, mitigating cases of health care fraud and data theft.

Program Overview

Safeguard current health care compliance standards

Offered jointly through the School of Business and School of Law, the Health Care Compliance Certificate prepares students to meet the growing need for knowledgeable health care managers, attorneys and compliance officers. This program equips you with the practical skills needed to ensure proper functioning of the health care system and the overall economy. The program can be completed entirely online, and some courses are also available on campus.

This six-course program, certified by the Health Care Compliance Association, explores the range of vulnerabilities and complexities within the health care system, as well as foundational areas that influence compliance at both the state and federal level. Course work begins with the principles and legal aspects of health care compliance, before extending to broader skills of management and finance. Completion of the program qualifies you to sit for the Health Care Compliance Association’s national certification exam. 

Program Delivery

Flexible scheduling meets world-class education

Online program: Course work can be completed entirely in our flexible online classroom, if you so choose.

Flex-delivery program: Certain courses are offered on campus, giving you the alternative of completing the program in a flex-delivery format, which combines online and on-campus courses.

This choice allows working professionals to easily balance their personal and professional responsibilities with academic study. Online learning with Quinnipiac University delivers the guided educational experience of a traditional, instructor-led environment coupled with the schedule flexibility needed for adult learners to succeed. Innovative teaching methods and asynchronous classes enable students to work at their own pace, while also enjoying peer interaction and a collaborative learning experience to maximize their learning outcomes.

Curriculum and Requirements

Health Care Compliance Certificate
Program of Study

HM 630Corporate Compliance in the Health Care Industry3
or LAWS 340 Corporate Compliance in Health Care Industry
General Management
Select two of the following courses:6
HM 621
Quality Management in Health Care Facilities
HM 660
Human Resource Management in Health Care Administration
MG 603
Project Management
Law Courses
Select two of the following courses:6
HM 668
Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery
LAWS 345
Health Law
or HM 646
Law and Medicine
LAWS 352
Health Care Business Transactions
or HM 647
Health Care Business Transactions
LAWS 457
Health Care Compliance Law
or HM 657
Health Care Compliance Law
LAWS 542
Healthcare Industry Regulation & Control
or HM 644
Health Care Industry Regulation
Financial Management
HM 664Financial Management in Health Care Organizations3
Total Credits18

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