Can I complete this at my own pace?

Students are expected to follow their plan of study. Any changes to that plan can be discussed with the student’s advisor.

Are the courses needed to complete this certificate offered every term?

No, courses are only offered during certain terms each year. A student’s plan of study is therefore based on this course availability.

Is there funding available?

As non-degree students, most types of financial aid and scholarships are not available to students enrolling in certificate programs. Full-time employees at Ohio State may be eligible for tuition assistance, which can aid in the cost of this certificate.

What is the estimated cost?

A breakdown of the estimated cost for the total program may be found here. Students in the certificate program pay instructional fees, general fees, and distance learning fees each term of enrollment.

What are some ways this could enhance my career? Are there specific jobs this could lead to?

The Healthcare Leadership and Innovation Certificate will enhance your knowledge base and skills in leadership and innovation within the healthcare industry. If you are seeking careers such as Healthcare Management, Quality Coordinator, Innovation Officer, Healthcare Director, or Operation Specialist or looking to advance within these areas, then this program can act as an educational foundation.