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Health Policy & Administration

The Department of Health Policy and Administration offers several online professional development programs through Global Campus.

Lean Six Sigma Lean Principles, Green Belt, & Black Belt

This online certificate course offers increasingly advanced training and project supervision in Lean Six Sigma methods. Based on the Toyota Production System, Lean focuses on improving efficiency, eliminating waste, and producing a culture of continuous improvement and problem solving. Use of Lean Six Sigma is increasingly common in the hospital and clinic setting and has led to significant cost savings and improved patient care

Project Management

The focus of this course is to develop competencies in and understanding of the concepts, tools, and techniques used when completing projects within your organization. Students who take this course meet the requirements needed to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam with the Project Management Institute.

Health Payment Reforms

In this course, students will use a comprehensive range of healthcare finance and accounting tools and techniques to advance their computational, analytic, and financial decision-making skills in the context of recent health payment reforms.


Robin Durfee
HPA Program
Robin Durfee

Washington State University