Health Care

Where leading meets healing.

As an organization with more than 125 years in health care, Creighton offers health care professionals top-notch opportunities to take their careers to the next level. Physicians and clinicians can benefit from our leadership programming, which will equip you to fill the demand for leaders in clinical and administrative settings. Executive education programs are designed with your experience and schedules in mind. 

Creighton University has also been offering emergency medical systems training and degree programs since 1974. Programs include courses such as a paramedic certification and other introductory and continuing education opportunities. 

Courses and degree programs in negotiation and conflict resolution are also popular among health professionals and organizations. 

Emergency Medical Services

Creighton University’s cutting-edge Emergency Medical Services training gives you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as paramedic or other health care professional.

Creighton University has been educating medical professionals for over 100 years. We celebrate the success of 40 years of EMS education and 20 years of our Bachelor of Science in EMS. Our comprehensive program includes an online Master of Science in EMS, an Associate degree in EMS, and Paramedic and Critical Care Paramedic Certificates.

    Training and Certification Opportunities:

    • Creighton University EMS Continuing Education
    • American Heart Association Courses
    • Critical Care Paramedic
    • EMS Management
    • EMS Instructor
    • EMS Instructor Refresher
    • EMT
    • HeartCode ACLS
    • HeartCode BLS
    • Paramedic
    • Paramedic Certification for Healthcare Providers
    • Pre-Hospital Care (EMT) for Nurses

    Learn more and enroll.

    Top Pass Rates

    Our pass rates consistently exceed the national average—a testament to the quality of our innovative EMS programs and our extraordinary, industry-experienced faculty. Contact us to get started.

    Creighton University EMS Education is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.


    Emerging Leaders

    This annual one-day symposium features nationally recognized healthcare executives and experts.

    Physician Leadership Experience Accelerator Program (LEAP)

    Designed for for skilled health care clinicians working in today’s complex healthcare environment, Physician LEAP accelerates the growth and development of physician leaders. 

    Healthcare Management Certificate

    The Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate can help pave the way for you to become a leader in the business side of healthcare. Courses in the program will equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need.

    Women in Health Care

    This series of opportunities for physicians and other advanced clinicians, nurse leaders, and non-clinician executives includes several events, such as: 

    • Annual one-day symposium, featuring nationally recognized healthcare leaders and content experts
    • Popular “Wine + Learning” event series featuring local thought leaders in various topic areas, including
      • strengths-based leadership
      • negotiation and conflict resolution
      • finance
      • investing
      • leadership development
      • executive coaching

    For more information, contact:

    Laurie K. Baedke, FACHE, FACMPE, Director of Healthcare Leadership Programs; Program Director, Executive MBA in Healthcare Management
    office: 402.280.4948
    cell: 402.680.3311
    LaurieBaedke [at] creighton [dot] edu

    Executive Education for Health Care

    Executive Healthcare MBA

    The Executive Healthcare MBA offers a flexible, accessible, credible and relevant graduate degree. You’ll join a rich, multidisciplinary cohort in a learning environment that combines online and residency-based experiences and coursework. 

    Executive Fellowship in Healthcare Management

    For physicians, advanced clinicians, and mid-career healthcare leaders who want an in-depth professional development opportunity without pursuing a degree teaches many of the same skills as the EMBA. (coming in 2019)

    Introduction to Collaborative Care

    Whether you want to train a team in the basics of collaborative care, earn continuing education credits for yourself, or give your students a foundation, with Creighton you’ll learn from experienced clinical educators who are recognized leaders in collaborative care and interprofessional education. Registration is now open for introductory online courses.

    Explore more offerings from the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research.

    Scheduled Classes & Events

    Call us at 402.280.4076 or email to schedule a class for yourself or your organization today.