The graduate certificate in Health Care Management from Ashworth College is designed for persons already in the health care field who wish to gain further credentials, or for those who currently occupy an entry level position and hope to move up to a job with more management responsibilities. Focal points of the certificate are the ways in which a medical office, organization, or administration works on a day-to-day basis. The program is designed around one core course and eight elective courses. These courses are in subjects like health care marketing, health care human resources management, medical sociology, information management, managed health care, health care security, and health care economics. Some places that a graduate certificate in Health Care Management may prepare someone who has complete the program for include hospitals, hospices, home health agencies, surgical centers, managed care organizations, and emergency clinics, among others. Ashworth Colleges program is available to its students 100 percent online though a portal system. Students courses, books, and instructors are all available to communicate online, and all the materials needed are within a students reach 24/7.