Healthcare Leadership


Effective 1 June 2024 through 31 May 2025

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Graduate Certificate
18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the College of Science and Health. It is only available at the Geneva campus and the courses are taught in French.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

The healthcare leadership certificate is an 18-credit-hour program designed for those who hold leadership positions in healthcare, who have completed a bachelor’s degree and are interested in a healthcare leader focus.


The 18 credit hours required for this certificate include the following courses:

  • HCLD 5410 Leadership in Healthcare (3 hours)
  • HCLD 5420 Financial Issues for Healthcare Leaders (3 hours)
  • HCLD 5230 Legal Issues for Healthcare Leaders (3 hours)
  • HCLD 5440 Leadership in Healthcare Practicum I (3 hours)
  • HRDV 5620 Interpersonal and Organizational Communications (3 hours)
  • HCLD 6000 Healthcare Leader Case Studies (3 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution to:

Office of Admission
Webster University Geneva
Route de Collex 15
CH-1293 Bellevue, Switzerland

Additional Requirements

Requirements for admission to the healthcare leadership certificate include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and professional schools.
  • Minimum of one year of healthcare education experience.
  • A current résumé describing scope, responsibility and function of work experience.
  • Personal interview.
  • This program is taught in French, therefore students must meet francophone requirements.