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Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

2015-2016 Reminder to Complete FAFSA for Upcoming Academic Year
The Office of Financial Aid at Charter Oak State College would like to remind you that the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech
Graduation to be held June 1

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Leadership in Health Care Administration Certificate

This certificate is primarily intended for students who are already employed in the health care industry (clinical, allied health, insurance, medical office, etc.). All courses may be completed online, and all credits will apply toward degree requirements at Charter Oak State College. Courses already taken at other colleges and universities may be submitted for transfer evaluation.

Certificate Requirements

Course Name Course Number # of credits
US Health Care Systems HCA 101 or HCA 401 3
Ethical Issues in Health Care HCA 301 3
Economics of Health Care HCA 311 3
Cultural Differences in Health Care HCA 350 3
Health Care Law HCA 411 3
Leadership in Health Care HCA 450 3
TOTAL   18

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Leadership in Health Care Administration Certificate should be able to:

  1. Identify and explain factors that impact behavior in the health care field
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diversity in the health care field
  3. Describe patient rights measures
  4. Evaluate and interpret economic factors that influence health care decisions
  5. Identify and apply decision-making strategies related to the health care field
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of legal and ethical issues in business and clinical practices
  7. Demonstrate leadership competencies
  8. Assess global factors affecting the health care industry

Grades of C or higher must be earned in each certificate course.

Apply online using our Certificate Application Form.

To register for courses, go to Course Search & Registration and search under the subject "Health Care Administration".