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The College of St. Scholastica

The program is a unique opportunity for students to develop the capabilities necessary to respond to rapid change in the unpredictable healthcare environment. Graduates will become innovative leaders who collaborate across disciplines to improve healthcare outcomes for patients and populations.

Fast Facts

  • 100% online learning, offering a blend of individual and synchronous learning
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary learning among individuals with masters degrees in nursing, leadership, health informatics and business
  • Seamless integration with the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at St. Scholastica
  • 12-program credit hours

The Healthcare Executive Leadership Certificate Program aligns with The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) 2020 Healthcare Executive Leadership Competencies which are categorized into five critical domains;

  1. Communication and Relationship Management
  2. Leadership
  3. Professionalism
  4. Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment and
  5. Business Skills and Knowledge

Degree Details


Tuition: $575/credit*

* Tuition rates are for the 2023-24 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change. View 2022-23 rates.


Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Admission Deadlines

Applications accepted on a rolling basis, 3-starts per year.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2.8 GPA