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Healthcare Financial Analysis

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About the Healthcare Financial Analysis Program

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  • Number of courses: 4 (2 required, 2 electives)
  • Total units: 9

Required Courses

(Must take two courses)

Healthcare Finance and AccountingBUSA-40998

Units: 4.00

$595

Learn the various strategies related to finance and accounting when applied to healthcare environments. Topics include: insurance reimbursement, accounting statements, cost allocation, compounding and...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Healthcare Financial Modeling With ExcelBUSA-40992

Units: 2.00

$515

This course will cover key concepts of financial modeling, including the purpose, inputs, design, and interpretation of core models, particularly as they relate to the healthcare industry. Heavy empha...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Summer

Elective Courses

Electives (Choose and complete two courses)

Financial Analysis and Reporting with TableauBUSA-40999

Units: 3.00

$595

The critical role of accounting and finance requires technical competencies used in decision support for all areas of healthcare management. Acquire the art of visualizing healthcare financial data by...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Reimbursement Methodologies & ComplianceMEDC-40021

Units: 2.00

$355

This course was developed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the structure and function of the US Healthcare Reimbursement system, including the various types of payors, payment met...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Data Science for Digital HealthGLBH-40021

Units: 3.00

$675

The Data Science for Digital Health course focuses on understanding innovative methods, tools and processes to transform data to knowledge and provide a foundation for measurable action. Data Science...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Other Courses of Interest

(Do not count towards the certificate)

Financial Accounting for Non-AccountantsBUSA-40009

Units: 4.00

$695

Gain an overview of how to use accounting and financial data for more effective and profitable decisions. Learn the information necessary to interpret and evaluate the financial effects of day-to-day ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Blockchain Demystified: An Introduction to the Cryptocurrency RevolutionBUSA-80043

Units: 0.00

$75

The technology powering Bitcoin is more than just a payments system - it s a disruptive improvement to the Internet. This workshop will teach you the basics of blockchain technology and explain how it...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Money Essentials Series: Financial Planning IBUSA-80022

Units: 0.00

$75

Want to be smart with your personal finances? This 4-week workshop will introduce you to the essentials of a financial plan and provide a roadmap to follow for your own financial planning process. Top...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Finance ManagementBUSA-40439

Units: 4.00

$695

Learn the key concepts, terms and tools associated with the financial world. Topics include: analysis; management of working capital and short-term financing; time value of money and valuation of corp...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Money Essentials Series: Financial Planning IIBUSA-80023

Units: 0.00

$105

Financial planning can be the key to a secure financial future. It is a strategy that helps you meet your financial needs and goals based on essential principles of smart personal financial management...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer

Careers in FinanceINFO-70063

Units: 0.00

Free

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 occup...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Financial Statement AnalysisBUSA-40130

Units: 4.00

$695

Financial statement analysis has many applications, including the evaluation of department and senior management performance, accounting compliance, and the profitability of business activities. Accou...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Internship

The Business Program Department will assist qualified students in internship search, preparation, and application. Students work one-on-one with a career counselor. To qualify students must:

  1. Complete the certificate within five years
  2. Achieve a 3.0 or above GPA
  3. Submit a short statement of interest to financeprogram@ucsd.edu

Conditions for Admission

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.

Career Resources and Services

  • One-on-One Career Coaching Appointment - Graduates who are interested in a career coaching appointment can schedule an appointment to get advice on resume building, applications, negotiation, interviewing, leveraging LinkedIn etc... Graduates will meet virtually with a career advisor for up to one-hour. If you would like to schedule an appointment and you have completed the certificate within five years, contact unexbusa@ucsd.edu.
  • O*Net - Career resources offered by O*Net , an online portal for career exploration, job analysis and self-assessment tools.
  • The Career Channel - Brought to you by UCTV and UC San Diego Extension, the Career Channel provides information, tools and experts to help those in career transition identify emerging areas of opportunity and develop plans for reskilling.
  • Explore Career Tools to Make your Next Career Move - Get help with your career research to find the priority sectors and priority jobs. The San Diego Workforce Partnership looked at all occupations in San Diego County to determine which pay best, have the most openings and are growing quickly. There are 72 priority jobs in San Diego County, ranging from stucco masons to biomedical engineers. Find out more at SDWP - My Next Move.
  • Professional Associations - Professional associations offer a terrific opportunity for career education, professional development and networking. Link to list of associations.

Transfer to Online MBA Program

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Students who complete UC San Diego Extension's Healthcare Financial Analysis Certificate are eligible to receive a 6-semester credit block applied towards Antioch University's online Healthcare Concentration (3 additional Antioch University units are needed to complete the Healthcare Concentration).

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