Certificate in Health Care Compliance

Program Contact: Lisa Braiewa 203-582-3710

Quinnipiac University, through a program jointly developed by the School of Business and School of Law, is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association to offer the first university-based program in the country to train health care compliance officers. Recognizing the importance of compliance officers in all areas of the health care industry and the need to raise the level of professionalism of those officers, the two schools jointly offer a six-course certificate program in health care compliance. This program can be completed online.

Quinnipiac’s Health Care Compliance Certificate program provides qualified students with a sound academic foundation and the skills to successfully implement the administrative and management principles required to function as competent and knowledgeable health care compliance professionals.

The program covers the following essential topics in the field: the principles and specifics of health care compliance, general management, legal aspects of health care compliance and financial management. Graduate courses in both the School of Business and the School of Law make up the six-course certificate program. Students without a background in law are required to complete HM 668 as a prerequisite for the other law courses in the program.

After completing this program, Quinnipiac University awards a Health Care Compliance Certificate, which makes students eligible to immediately take the HCCA national certifying examination. Students must take the HCCA exam within one year of completing the Quinnipiac University certificate to qualify for a waiver of residency/work experience/education requirements.

Health Care Compliance Certificate
Program of Study

HM 630Corporate Compliance in the Health Care Industry3
or LAWS 340 Corporate Compliance in Health Care Industry
General Management
Select two of the following courses:6
Quality Management in Health Care Facilities
Human Resource Management in Health Care Administration
Project Management
Law Courses
Select two of the following courses:6
Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery
Health Law
Law and Medicine
Health Care Business Transactions
Health Care Business Transactions
Health Care Compliance Law
Health Care Compliance Law
Healthcare Industry Regulation & Control
Health Care Industry Regulation
Financial Management
HM 664Financial Management in Health Care Organizations3
Total Credits18