6 Courses Required

Additional Details

Target Audience

  • Chief executives
  • Facility management staff
  • Hospital and healthcare facility administrators
  • Medical and non-medical personnel


  • Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design Certificate from Cornell College of Human Ecology
  • 48 Professional Development Hours (4.8 CEUs)

Certificate Description

Healthcare facility design is more than picking the right wall colors or materials. If done well, healthcare facility design and planning can transform your organization and improve safety, operations, and the bottom line. Above all, an optimal, patient-centered healthcare environment has the power to improve clinical outcomes.

This six-course certificate program provides you with in-depth instruction in effectively using evidence-based research to improve a healthcare environment. Core courses cover the critical components of healthcare facilities design planning. Learn excellence in change leadership, stakeholder management, and strategic alignment with organizational goals. Create your strategic plan and execute and assess it by using data to gauge impact. Learn some of the critical skills you need to lead your project to success or dive deeper to interpret technical facility design plans.

For the best experience in this program it is recommended to take these courses in the order that they appear.

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Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design
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