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Healthcare Financial Analysis Specialized Certificate
At UC San Diego Extension, our students enjoy stimulating classes taught by practicing professionals and subject matter experts. The Specialized Certificate in Healthcare Financial Analysis provides an applied, hands-on approach to start or advance your career in Healthcare Finance.
AT A GLANCE
Number of courses: 4 (2 required, 2 electives)
Total units: 9
Time to complete: Flexible, 6 to 12 months or more
Estimated tuition cost range: $1,870 - $2,217 (depending on electives selected)
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Learn the various strategies related to finance and accounting when applied to healthcare environments.
Cover the basics of insurance reimbursement, accounting statements, cost allocation, compounding and discounting, financial risk, debt and equity financing, ROI analysis, revenue cycle management, and supply chain management.
Learn intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills as they particularly relate to financial analysis in the healthcare environment.
Acquire the art of visualizing healthcare financial data by learning skills and strategies to prepare and import data into Tableau and create dashboards for financial analysis (elective).
Learn reimbursement methodologies and compliance (elective).
Understand innovative methods, tools and processes to transform data to knowledge and provide a foundation for measurable action (elective).
Work one-on-one with a career counselor. Receive assistance with resume and interview preparation and/or internship search, preparation and application.
Who will benefit?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the healthcare industry will be adding about 2.4 million new jobs by 2026. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This projected growth is mainly due to an aging population, and an increased number of people covered by insurance, leading to greater demand for healthcare services.
From an accounting and finance perspective, some of the factors affecting the increase in employment include growing mandates to reduce the cost of care while increasing quality, and an unprecedented escalation of mergers and acquisitions of healthcare entities.
In this scenario, the role of Financial Analysts is to:
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
The Business Program Department will assist qualified students in internship search, preparatiion, and application. Students work one-on-one with a career counselor. To qualify students must:
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It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
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