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    Application Deadline
  • 212 days
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive MicroMasters Program course in collaboration with Doane University - DoaneX. Get the skills you need to be a transformative leader in the complex and changing landscape of healthcare and lifestyle medicine.

Overview

Health systems around the world are confronting ever-rising costs, poor outcomes and economic inefficiencies. In addition, life expectancy is increasing and people are remaining active longer. 

The Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive MicroMasters Program at Doane University - DoaneX will introduce you to leadership frameworks and prepare you to manage the complex issues in public health, healthcare systems, and related industries. 

You will learn the skills required to prevent and address human disease through the use of lifestyle medicine and population-based healthcare delivery models that engage the individual, community and the larger society.

You will also examine how an emphasis on the value of services rendered in clinical care and public health practices, as opposed to volume, is the desired goal of healthcare delivery.

This program will provide learners with the knowledge required to analyze and stratify populations as well as analyze and implement lifestyle medicine based solutions at the individual, group and population levels. Learners will also earn a solid foundational understanding of how the U.S. healthcare system operates and how to navigate it.

Any health professional looking to show employers a distinctive skill set and credential will find value in this program.

This CLME MicroMasters program signals to prospective employers:

  • You have attained a high level of management education
  • You have core competencies in key leadership areas
  • You have superior communication skills

Upon successful completion, this graduate-level, credit-eligible program will also allow the learner the opportunity to apply 9 credit hours towards the Doane University online MBA program.

Job Outlook

  • The Healthcare Industries’ need for Healthcare Administrators has an average yearly growth of 17% and career opportunities for highly trained Healthcare Administrators continue to rise.
  • Career opportunities in healthcare for advancement as CEOs, directors, managers, public health and healthcare industry leaders.
  • Medical and Health Service Managers median salary in 2016 was $94,540

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • Assess how to lead healthcare organizations in a complex and changing system.
  • Develop in others the knowledge and skills needed to devise programs to prevent and manage chronic disease using population based healthcare delivery interventions that engage the individual and the community.
  • Evaluate the value of new healthcare delivery systems and interventions on the basis of quality, safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness using accumulated data.
  • Evaluate health policy as it applies to industry economics, needs demands and quality of care.
  • Apply advocacy skills including quality of care, patients-rights, cultural competency and preventative care.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of healthcare system providers, financing, consumerism, past and future trends and regulatory and legal framework.
  • Apply leadership frameworks, skills and functions of management in planning, organizing leadership and systems control.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 212 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • 7 months
      • 5 - 10 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1491 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1491 USD for the full programme and a duration of 212 days.
  • National

    1491 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1491 USD for the full programme and a duration of 212 days.
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Funding

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