Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate in Program Management

Program management is a crucial need among organizations and programs in the health services sector. Strengths in program design and implementation, managing budgets, quality, information, processes and resources, and managerial effectiveness improve an organization’s ability to accomplish program goals and mission attainment. Program managers are needed in organizations that are public or private, governmental or non-governmental, domestic or international.  

Offered by: Department of Global Health Management and Policy

Faculty Lead: Joni Steinberg, PhD

Certificate Purpose

The Certificate in Program Management gives students the skills to manage public health programs in a wide range of settings and is an appropriate choice for students who plan to lead or direct projects in international settings. The certificate builds skills related to management of human, financial and organizational resources.  

Eligible Students

Students currently enrolled in an MPH, MSPH, MPH&TM, or MHA program at Tulane SPHTM.

Certificate Competencies

Students who earn the Certificate in Program Management will be able to:

  • Apply basic managerial concepts and tools to program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of organizational and community-based initiatives.
  • Engage, motivate, and empower others to act toward achievement of group or organizational goals.
  • Develop, organize, prioritize, and present information clearly and concisely in both oral and written formats.

Number of Credits Required for Completion: 15

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses

  • GHSD 6270 Monitoring for Public Health Programs & Global Health (3)
  • GHSD 6360 Human Resources (3)
  • GHSD 6380 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • GHSD TBA Budeting for Public Health Programs (3)
  • GCHB 6250 Design and Implementation of Global Health Interventions (3)

Students should consult with their academic advisor to determine which certificate best fits their professional and academic goals and how best to plan their graduate course schedule.

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