Clinician-Administrator Transition Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

The most successful health care organizations are led by strong managers and administrators. If you are a licensed or certified health care professional interested in a career in administration or management, this certificate can help you transition into a leadership role.

Clinical health care professionals can gain an advantage in the dynamic health care market with additional coursework offered through the Clinician-Administrator Transition Post-Baccalaureate Certificate. Learn to provide excellent leadership and the day-to-day management in today’s changing health care environment. The program emphasizes the practical application of administrative theory to health care in the metropolitan Baltimore area, the region and the country. View the certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.

Depending on your interests and career goals, you can draw on your professional experience to complete your capstone project. Graduates frequently find policy and leadership positions in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, health agencies, outpatient centers and other health care settings, or are promoted within their existing settings.

Build Your Skill Set

The CAT program emphasizes the practical application of administrative theory to health care settings in the metropolitan Baltimore area, the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Students who complete the CAT certificate will gain:

  • knowledge of the U.S. health care market and factors influencing delivery, financing and regulatory structures
  • skills in selecting, using, and critically analyzing current health care administration materials and data
  • abilities to work productively with multidisciplinary and ethnically diverse colleagues in teams
  • awareness of impact and responsibility for administrative and organizational actions and decisions
  • creativity and competence in health care administration ethics, writing, presentation and information management in finance, strategic planning and marketing areas, program planning and evaluation, human resources, business management and leadership

Why Towson University?

Convenient Course Work

If the demands of work and home are a concern, many online courses are offered to better meet the needs of working professionals with busy schedules. Other courses are taught through a combination of online and on-campus courses.

A Competitive Edge

This program will give you a clinical and managerial edge in your field. With a faculty of experienced and highly trained professionals, you will learn the latest developments in the theory and practice of managing health care settings, supervising staff and developing health programs and policy.

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Clinician-Administrator Transition Post-baccalaureate Certificate
Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld, Ph.D., LNHA, FACHCA

Linthicum Hall
Room 121 D

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.