Certificate in Healthcare Administration Course at Boitekanelo College

Certificate in Healthcare Administration Course at Boitekanelo College

What is Healthcare Administration?

Health administration, healthcare administration, healthcare management or hospital management is the field relating to leadership, management, and administration of public health systems, health care systems, hospitals, and hospital networks in all the primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors. 

Certificate in Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration fuses administrative skills with principles of patient care management. The course exposes the student to an understanding of the healthcare industry and its people in order to address the demands of today’s healthcare organization.

Admission Requirements

BGCSE or equivalent with a minimum of 30 points with at least D/E in Mathematics, English and DD/EE in Double Science Award.

OR 2 years relevant, current health work experience or a recommendation letter.


Year 1

  • Introduction to the Botswana Healthcare Delivery System,
  • Health Ethics and Communication Skills,
  • Introduction to Health Sciences,
  • Infection Control,
  • Introduction to Occupational Health and Risk Assessment,
  • Basic Nutrition and Food Hygiene.

Employment Opportunities

  • Public and private hospitals
  • Public and private clinics
  • Specialised healthcare facilities like rehabilitation centres
  • Insurance companies
  • Pharmaceutical distribution firms
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Government regulatory authorities