Program Description

With the development of the Affordable Care Act and the ever-changing world of health care, greater need exists for people at all levels of management who have a broad understanding of how health-care delivery functions. This certificate will add a breadth of knowledge and key skills to persons with an interest in health-care administration, equipping them with an edge to fill health-care leadership roles.

Program Website

Program Length

One (1) year — based on less than half-time enrollment

Possible Careers

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Official transcript documenting awarded degree. To be official, the transcript must be sent directly from the issuing institution to Loma Linda University.
Integrating faith and health
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2024-2025

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Tuition & Fees $7,535
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $11,835
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $18,900
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $19,800
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $7,200
  • Off Campus
  • $18,900
    Transportation Allowance 0
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses 0
    Federal Student Loan Fees 0
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request


    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.