Graduate certificates at Regis College are designed for candidates with baccalaureate and/or master’s degrees who wish to advance in their professions or seek an advanced degree. All graduate certificates consist of credit-bearing courses that may be applied towards a Regis College master’s degree. Our graduate certificates are perfect either as a first venture into graduate studies or as a supplement to a graduate degree.
Admission Requirements for Recent Alumni of Regis College Graduate Programs (graduated within previous 12 months):
- Completed application
- Personal statement
(Transcripts and recommendation letters are not necessary)
The Graduate Certificate in Health Administration provides students fundamental business skills along with a broad understanding of management in a health care setting. Health administrators need to possess a variety of management, communication, and leadership skills. They work in various types of health care facilities that provide a wide array of health care services and levels of care. Techniques of analysis and evaluation will be applied to the delivery of health services.
The Graduate Certificates in Regulatory Management or Clinical Research Management are designed for candidates with baccalaureate degrees in the sciences or who are currently working in the regulatory field (with permission of director). Candidates for this program are those men and women who wish to advance in professional training or seek a career in the biotechnology, device, or pharmaceutical industries. Candidates usually seek the Graduate Certificate either as a first venture into graduate studies or as a supplement to a graduate degree that they have earned or are currently pursuing.
The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics is designed to introduce health care providers to the informatics industry; its current state of the art, systems, and management. Students will learn essential competencies needed to participate in the strategic leadership of information systems and explore the industry through a self-designed practice mentorship. The program will employ a case study method/problem based method in the classroom. Faculty will work with students to design a field experience most appropriate to meet their professional goals. The certificate will be comprised of three didactic courses and a field/mentorship experience.
The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is designed for students who wish to prepare for work with older adults and for professionals already working with the elderly. Nurses, physicians, health care administrators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and social workers are among those for whom this certificate is designed. The program provides a background of basic knowledge in gerontology and permits students to acquire knowledge, in the physical, emotional, spiritual, social, political and economic issues related to aging through a multidisciplinary approach. This program provides students with a concentrated curriculum in the multidimensional aspects of the field of gerontology, along with exposure to the multidisciplinary field of gerontology, through work with mentors/experts in practice.
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is designed for individuals interested in working within public, community, or environmental health and seeking additional training in order to expand on and/or transition job responsibilities. This certificate will provide students with specialized knowledge concerning the unique factors influencing public health, thus promoting health, preventing illness, and allowing individuals to make a difference within the community.
The Graduate Certificate in Integrative Health provides an opportunity for health care professionals to develop more fully their knowledge, skills and commitment to holistic practice. The courses are designed to address the overall scope of modalities and their use and the science behind them, as well as an in depth focus on integrative health in one specific area. All candidates participate in a mentorship experience tailored to the candidate's own level of experience and career interests.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Regis College affords the student the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of ABA while gaining valuable experiences applying and evaluating the principles and methods of ABA in a supervised setting. The certificate program is designed for students currently holding a Bachelors or Masters Degree in an approved field of study as determined by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board®.
Effective communication is playing an increasingly important role at all levels in today’s complex health care environment. The Graduate Certificate for Health Care Professionals provides students with the communication strategies and tools they need to successfully meet workplace challenges. Candidates with a bachelor's degree who seek a Graduate Certificate in Communication for Health Care Professionals complete four courses of study (12 credits).
Nurses are able to advance their careers by pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Nursing. Students may take up to two courses prior to applying to their program of choice. Courses are offered in the evenings and weekends, as well as intensive formats. Many courses are also in hybrid online formats.