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Healthcare Corporate Compliance, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The program offers a comprehensive corporate compliance education. Drawing from both George Washington University's Department of Health Policy in the School of Public Health and Health Services and leading healthcare law firms in Washington, DC, the program offers education in healthcare laws and regulations as well as tools and strategies for creating effective corporate compliance programs.

Designed for working professionals, the 12-credit graduate certificate in Healthcare Corporate Compliance is open to current or aspiring corporate compliance officers. The course of study, offered in just over seven months, is divided into three segments:

  • Residency at GW's Graduate Education Center in Alexandria, Virginia (three credits)
  • Six-month Online Distance Learning segment (six credits)
  • Three-day Capstone Residency back in Alexandria, Virginia (three credits)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Understanding Key Federal Programs including Medicare and Medicaid
  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Stark Law
  • Civil False Claims Act
  • Governance and Corporate Responsibility
  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Exemption from Federal Income Tax
  • Federal Anti-Trust Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • Statement of Purpose:In an essay of 250-500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in this field and describe your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. 
  • A resumé.
  • One (1) recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1765 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1765 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1765 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1765 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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