Health Care Operational Excellence
Ready to make an impact in your organization or community?
Gain new skills for a broader career in health care with a certification from Washington University in St. Louis. Created by industry experts designed for those who lead.
The Health Care Operational Excellence program is a high-impact, non-degree certification program, offered in two incremental certificates.
This program provides comprehensive training and skill development for health care professionals at all levels of an organization. Participants will learn about:
- improvement processes
- techniques and essential tools to enhance outcomes
- fostering innovation
- facilitating necessary redesign
Health Care Needs Difference Makers
Participants will acquire and apply a rigorous methodology for process improvement, envisioning optimal solutions and making informed decisions even amidst uncertainty. Real-life case studies will be leveraged to facilitate the practical application of principles and tools, resulting in immediate outcomes as students effectively utilize their newly acquired analytical and project management skills within their respective organizations.
Earn Your Certification
Upon successful completion of the program, students will have the opportunity to earn two separate professional certificates (certificates may be applied towards the deferment of the first graduate course for those considering WashU's Master's of Health Care Operational Excellence (MHCOE). Additionally, students pursuing the MHCOE may also be eligible for tuition discounts).
What is Operational Excellence?
Operational excellence is a method of designing, leading and managing continuous improvement initiatives that support efficiency, safety, quality and patient experience in a rapidly changing health care environment.
Discover the Benefits
New courses coming this spring.