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health care facilities and design

Hillcrest Hospital

Shape the future of health care through facility design. Integrate understanding of patient care with the parameters of design. Our graduate course work explores emerging trends and technologies in regard to the functional, therapeutic and financial aspects of health care facility design. From aesthetics to efficiency and sustainability, the CAED Health Care Facilities Certificate and Master of Health Care Design programs incorporate several courses from Public Health and Nursing to concentrate on the terminology, emerging trends, culture, economics and underlying principles of health care. This invaluable expertise will help you to participate in facility development that will maximize the efficiency of treatment and impact the quality of patient care.

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Facilities
This 100% online program  is appropriate for architects, designers, health care providers and other public health professionals. The  Graduate Certificate in Health Care Facilities is a unique way to gain expertise in a specialty area with high market demand. The online courses are offered annually to help students complete the program in as little as one year.

Master of Health Care Design Degree
If you have an undergraduate degree in architecture or interior/environmental design, then distinguish yourself as a Master of Health Care Design. The Master’s program begins with the online courses required for the graduate certificate and culminates in a studio capstone project.

Online Courses Include:
»» Healthcare Facilities I & II
»» Evidence-Based Design in Health Care
»» Environmental Health Concepts
»» Health Care Systems
»» Ethical and Cultural Issues for Health Professionals
»» Public Health Policy, Law and Ethics
»» Developing Environments for Patient Populations
»» Public Health Administration
»» Financial Management for Public Health Organizations
»» Social and Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health