Certificate Information

Program Admission Deadlines: Open, rolling admissions; applications continually accepted.

Minimum Total Hours: 15

Certificate Code: XHM

Contact Information

College: Business

Contact: Aaron Reecher

Email: areecher@sar.usf.edu

Phone: 941 359-4333

Dean: Robert Anderson, Ph.D.

(941) 359- 4274


Program Information

The Healthcare Quality Management Certificate is a 15 credit hour program developed to academically train generations of health care executives and students who are prepared to pragmatically address the changes in market forces. For example, hospitals’ quality performance will determine Medicare inpatient fee-for-service payments beginning October 1, 2012 under the Value-Based Purchasing Program for acute care facilities established by the Center for Medicine to Medicaid Services.

Applicants must meet the University requirements as well as the requirements listed below.

Program Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • No standardized test required and no GPA required.
  • Official transcripts and resume required, send to Program Coordinator, Aaron Reecher

Time Limit for completion: One year: August to August

Required Courses (15 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Prerequisites Notes
ACG 6025 Financial Accounting for Managers  2 None Not available for credit for graduate students in the Master of Accountancy program.
FIN 6406 Financial Management 2

ACG 6025 and ECP 6702

QMB 6305  Managerial Decision Analysis 2 None  
MAN 6930 Selected Topics: Managing Value-driven Healthcare Organizations 3 None  
MAN 6930  Selected Topics: Continuous Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Principles and Methods  3 None  
MAN 6930 Selected Topics: Economic Evaluation of Healthcare Programs and Services 3 None  


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