Advanced Certificates

Advanced Certificates

An advanced certificate from St. Joseph's College can help place you on a career-advancement track, push a change in profession or add value to your workplace and education.

You will benefit greatly from high-quality instruction while building leadership skills. An advanced certificate can enhance your knowledge, academic preparation and skill set. Our programs in health care management, human resources management, human services leadership and management of health information systems offer a wealth of information that focuses on relevant topics in the industry.
 


Advanced Certificates

Health Care Management

The Health Care Management Certificate program emphasizes the identification, analysis, and solutions of complex issues and problems facing the health care professional today. Students learn to evaluate techniques and develop strategic thinking skills so they can lead effectively, improve quality, increase productivity, and manage costs within their health care organizations.

Admissions Requirements

  • An application accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25 (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • Two letters of recommendations (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • A current résumé which includes chronological dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities
  • 250 word essay. The essay should address and provide an example or examples of how management/leadership theory acquired at the undergraduate level has been subsequently applied by the applicant to improve his or her managerial effectiveness. If the applicant did not receive an undergraduate business degree, the essay should describe and provide an example or examples of the management/leadership techniques used by the applicant to manage effectively
  • Official College Transcripts. Submit transcripts from all colleges attended. Request official transcripts to be sent to: St. Joseph’s College Admissions, 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205. International transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services.
  • Official GMAT score report, if required.

Curriculum

Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management Certificate program provides practitioners with advanced study of current human resources trends and practices. An emphasis is placed on understanding the role of human resources within an organization, and developing human resources plans consistent with an organization’s strategic objectives. Also available in distance education format.

Admissions Requirements

  • An application accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25 (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • Two letters of recommendations (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • A current résumé which includes chronological dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities
  • 250 word essay. The essay should address and provide an example or examples of how management/leadership theory acquired at the undergraduate level has been subsequently applied by the applicant to improve his or her managerial effectiveness. If the applicant did not receive an undergraduate business degree, the essay should describe and provide an example or examples of the management/leadership techniques used by the applicant to manage effectively
  • Official College Transcripts. Submit transcripts from all colleges attended. Request official transcripts to be sent to: St. Joseph’s College Admissions, 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205. International transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services.
  • Official GMAT score report, if required.

Curriculum

Human Services Leadership

This certificate is designed for those working in or interested in transitioning to a leadership or senior level administrative role in one of the professions in the human services field.

Admissions Requirements

  • An application accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25 (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • Two letters of recommendations (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • A current résumé which includes chronological dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities
  • 250 word essay. The essay should address and provide an example or examples of how management/leadership theory acquired at the undergraduate level has been subsequently applied by the applicant to improve his or her managerial effectiveness. If the applicant did not receive an undergraduate business degree, the essay should describe and provide an example or examples of the management/leadership techniques used by the applicant to manage effectively
  • Official College Transcripts. Submit transcripts from all colleges attended. Request official transcripts to be sent to: St. Joseph’s College Admissions, 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205. International transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services.
  • Official GMAT score report, if required.

Curriculum

Management of Health Information Systems

The Management of Health Information Systems certificate program is designed to develop or enhance the students’ expertise in the planning, development, and implementation of health information systems. Students will focus on how health information systems can improve the delivery of health care with the latest methods and technologies for the collection, organization, use and evaluation of health care information.

Admissions Requirements

  • An application accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25 (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • Two letters of recommendations (Waived for St. Joseph's College Alumni)
  • A current résumé which includes chronological dates of employment and descriptions of responsibilities
  • 250 word essay. The essay should address and provide an example or examples of how management/leadership theory acquired at the undergraduate level has been subsequently applied by the applicant to improve his or her managerial effectiveness. If the applicant did not receive an undergraduate business degree, the essay should describe and provide an example or examples of the management/leadership techniques used by the applicant to manage effectively
  • Official College Transcripts. Submit transcripts from all colleges attended. Request official transcripts to be sent to: St. Joseph’s College Admissions, 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205. International transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services.
  • Official GMAT score report, if required.

Curriculum

School Building Leader

The School Building Leader (SBL) Advanced Certificate Program provides the administrative candidate the theory and practice necessary in the preparation for becoming a School Building Leader. The course of study includes educational leadership and administration, educational law, policy and ethics, curriculum and instruction, and an administrative practicum at the school building level. Upon completion of the program, the administrative candidate will have been exposed to the knowledge, skills and dispositions required of school building leaders, thereby providing a strong foundation for taking the NYS SBL certification examination.

Admissions Requirements

  • A non-refundable $25 application fee.
  • An official graduate transcript from any colleges or universities attended. (Applicants to the program should have completed an accredited teacher education undergraduate and graduate program with a minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, with at least one from an academic source, and at least one from a professional source.
  • The candidate should submit a current resume, which includes chronological dates of employment or student teaching.
  • A copy of the candidate's NYS teacher certification should be submitted with the application. 
  • A personal statement.

Curriculum

School District Leader

The School District Leader (SDL) Advanced Certificate Program provides the administrative candidate the theory and practice necessary in the preparation for becoming a School District Leader. The course of study includes educational leadership and administration, educational law, policy and ethics, curriculum and instruction, school business administration, pupil personnel services and two administrative practica, one at the building level and one at the district level. Upon completion of the program, the administrative candidate will have been exposed to the knowledge, skills and dispositions required of school district leaders, thereby providing a strong foundation for taking the NYS SDL certification examination.

Admissions Requirements

  • A non-refundable $25 application fee.
  • An official graduate transcript from any colleges or universities attended. (Applicants to the program should have completed an accredited teacher education undergraduate and graduate program with a minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, with at least one from an academic source, and at least one from a professional source.
  • The candidate should submit a current resume, which includes chronological dates of employment or student teaching.
  • A copy of the candidate's NYS teacher certification should be submitted with the application. 
  • A personal statement.

Curriculum