Admissions and Costs

Online Graduate Certificates in Healthcare Management and Administration | Department of Public Health

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Admissions and Cost


Investing in a healthcare management graduate certificate from Purdue equips you with up-to-date administration skills taught by faculty who are industry experts with years of field experience.

Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Total cost per credit hour$750$850
Total credit hours99
Total degree cost*$6,750$7,650
*Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.


Admission decisions are based on individual experience and the applicant’s fit with the program. To be considered, submit a completed application accompanied by the following:

  • A professional resume.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an approximate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or equivalent.
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended, including transfer credits.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Personal history statement.
  • A 500-word statement of purpose.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience or enrollment in another graduate program.
  • An application fee of $60 ($75 for international students).

Application deadlines:

Fall 2024July 1, 2024July 22, 2024August 19, 2024
Spring 2025November 1, 2024December 6, 2024January 13, 2025
Summer 2025March 1, 2025April 1, 2025May 19, 2025
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