Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Healthcare Corporate Compliance

12 months
1425 USD/credit 17100 USD/year
1425 USD/credit 17100 USD/year
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The Healthcare Corporate Compliance graduate certificate program at George Washington University is offered by the College of Professional Studies and the Milkin Institute School of Public Health.


Key facts

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    17100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1425 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1425 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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