Certificate in Precision Medicine Administration

Cancer treatments have advanced dramatically over the years, especially in the realm of precision medicine and genetic research. Precision medicine is leading a new era in healthcare through revolutionizing the way cancer is treated based on a person’s genetics.

Cancer treatments have advanced dramatically over the years, especially in the realm of precision medicine and genetic research. Precision medicine is leading a new era in healthcare through revolutionizing the way cancer is treated based on a person’s genetics.

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Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

 

About the Program

Certificate in Precision Medicine Administration

The Graduate Certificate in Precision Medicine Administration teaches students key scientific, leadership and operations skills necessary for the administration of precision medicine technologies and clinical applications. This certificate will provide an introduction to the science of precision medicine through teaching the biology of cancer, while also emphasizing major concepts in healthcare administration, such as health policy, revenue cycle management, informatics, and innovations and trends in healthcare.

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The Certificate in Precision Medicine Administration is designed for healthcare professionals seeking additional scientific and operations expertise applicable to the evolving clinical advances of cancer treatment. 

Required Hours

15 Hours
12 month timeframe

Example Coursework

Foundations in Healthcare Administration and Leadership
Molecular Targets in Precision Medicine
Healthcare Policy and Ethics
Healthcare Informatics

Upcoming Start Dates

January 11, 2022
May 3, 2022

 

Common Job Titles

Director, Precision Medicine
Manager, Precision Medicine-Oncology
Director of Development
Cancer Center Administrator
Precision Medicine Project Manager

Meet the Program Director

Meghan Hope, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Dr. Meghan Hope, Certificate in Precision Medicine Administration

Dr. Meghan Hope is an assistant professor and program director for ACU’s Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration programs. Meghan received her Juris Doctor with health law concentration from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Midwestern State University. Prior to joining ACU, she worked as a healthcare regulatory and operations consultant focusing on new hospital development, management, and reimbursement issues. With more than a decade of expertise in the healthcare industry, Meghan has also served as an administrator in community-based and academic healthcare environments. Her research interests and passions include healthcare policy influences on management decisions and regulatory considerations in clinical research.

Meghan received her master’s online and has since developed a passion for the online learning experience. She loves the opportunity to form meaningful relationships with her students while helping them develop the leadership skills and industry expertise necessary for successful careers in healthcare administration.

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To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts showing earned bachelor’s from a regionally accredited college or university or the equivalent.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, probationary status may be granted for those with a 2.5 to 2.99 GPA.
  • Write a purpose statement addressing career goals and fit with the program, including the Christian identity of the university.
  • Submit a current resume.
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Abilene Christian University enjoys a strong national reputation as one of the leading private Christian universities in the west and southwest, indicated by various ratings (such as U.S. News and World Report and other reports).