Behavioral Health Certification

The world needs leaders in behavioral health.
We can help you reach your potential.

Explore this unrivaled opportunity to learn from two world-renowned leaders in public health and addiction and behavioral health education.

Our graduate-level Healthcare Management Certificate — exclusively for behavioral health professionals — is a collaboration of the School of Public Health (a top 10 school in the U.S.) and Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

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Key Program Benefits

World-Class Faculty

Learn from experts who are leaders in healthcare management and behavioral health.


Complete the certificate fully online in 10 months.

Immediate ROI

Gain leadership skills you can apply to your job right now.

Essential training. Tailored to leaders in behavioral health.

What you’ll learn:

  • U.S. behavioral health industry 
  • U.S. healthcare system fundamentals
  • Management in a healthcare environment
  • Healthcare financial principles
  • Human resources in healthcare organizations

Hear from Experts in the Field

“To do their best work, behavioral health professionals need to have the ability to manage and lead in any situation. This certificate gives them the skills and training to do just that.”

Kevin Doyle
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Kevin Doyle
Jean Abraham

“As a faculty member, I’m excited for the opportunity to help behavioral health professionals develop new management competencies that will allow them to be even more effective in the workplace.”

Jean M. Abraham, PhD
Professor and Interim Division Head, Division of Health Policy and Management
School of Public Health

“As our industry progresses along the journey to value-based care, the ability to understand operations and strategy in the behavioral health space will be a critical skill set to offer payers, providers, and policy makers. It is an area in desperate need of innovative thinkers who can help solve complex problems.”

Adam Hornung, MHA
Executive Director of Operations
Intermountain Telehealth, Life Flight, and Transfer Services
Intermountain Healthcare

Adam Hornung
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