Looking to gain an edge in one of the nation’s largest (and fastest growing) industries? Ball State’s graduate-level certificate in health economics, policy, and administration will give you the analytical skills and policy perspectives needed to get ahead in the health industry.

Program Requirements

Coursework includes nine credit hours of core courses and three credit hours of electives. When you complete this program, you’ll have 12 graduate credits recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCSB).



9 Credits

  • ECON 662 Health and Economics (3 credits)
    or MBA 651 Economic Analysis for Managers (3 credits)
    or NUR 662 (Health Care Business and Economics (3 credits)
  • ECON 683 Health Economic Analysis (3 credits)
  • ECON 693 Health Economics and Policy (3 credits)

3 Credits

  • MGT 661 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • MKG 505 Survey of Marketing (3 credits)
  • RMI 570 Risk Management and Insurance (3 credits)

Course Delivery Options

We offer three options: On campus, online, or hybrid. Outcomes are the same for each, and you’ll learn from the same distinguished faculty.

Here at Ball State, you don’t have to sacrifice quality to pursue a graduate certificate online. As a virtual learner, you’ll access the same quality coursework, discussions, and distinguished faculty as on-campus students.
If you prefer in-person interactions with your professors or peers, then pursuing your graduate certificate on campus is the right choice for you. You’ll also have access to numerous on-campus opportunities.
Our hybrid approach offers the best of both worlds—the convenience of online learning with the benefits of face-to-face interaction with instructors. You can work with your advisor to determine which courses to take online or on campus.

Ready to Apply?

If you’re prepared to take the next step in your academic or career journey, then we want you at Ball State. Please review the criteria and steps necessary for admission. Apply now.

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