Healthcare Leadership and Innovation Certificate

College of Nursing

The Healthcare Leadership and Innovation certificate sets students apart from other leaders in the healthcare field through an emphasis on the implementation of innovative solutions to healthcare system problems, evidence-based practice and innovative leadership. Additionally, three of the four required courses for this certificate are included in the existing College of Nursing Master of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) program. You could continue on with this content by transferring up to two courses from the certificate into the master’s program. All courses in this program utilize asynchronous and synchronous learning.

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Program Tracks

Students interested in pursuing the Master of Healthcare Innovation program may transfer up to two courses from the certificate into the master’s program.

Sample Courses


Innovation in High Performing Organizations

Examination of innovation in high performing organizations and the leadership behaviors that sustain innovation, including discussion of cross-disciplinary theories and innovation competencies (such as positive deviance, complexity leadership, and disruptive innovation).

Innovation Leadership: Leading From Within

Discover yourself as a leader to maximize innovation in healthcare and organization impact, through examination of energy management and performance optimization.

Building a Culture of Innovation in Health Systems

This course focuses on healthcare innovation from a systems perspective emphasizing the importance of networks, relationships, culture and feedback.

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