Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Health Care Finance Graduate Certificate

Health Care Finance is a decision science that relies on an analytical framework for thinking through different incentives which can be associated with different forms of payment. How
societies pay for health care and how many resources are devoted to health affects both the care people can get and its quality. Knowledge is needed to help patients and health care beneficiaries pay for medical expenses in the short and long terms.

Curriculum

The Health Care Finance certificate is interdisciplinary and jointly delivered by UC's College of Allied Health and the Lindner College of Business.The curriculum includes three core courses (9 semester credits) and one elective course (3 semester credits), depending on program affiliation and prior background.

Course Number

Course Titles

Credit Hours

Core (9 semester credit hours required):

HCA 7001

Health Systems Administration: Organization and Delivery

3

FIN 7021
Health Care Finance 1: Analysis
3
FIN 7022
Health Care Finance 2: Decision Making
3
ELECTIVES (3 semester hours required):
ECON 7021Health Care Marketplace 1: Health Economics3
HCA 7002Health Systems Management 2: Principles of Leadership3
MGMT 7022Health Care Marketplace 2: Strategic Success3
HCA 7031Health Policy 1: Health Policy & Regulation3
HCA 7032Health Policy 2: Legal & Ethical Issues3
HCA 7033Global Health Systems
3
HCA 7041Health Quality 1:  Evidence-Based Decision Making for Managers3
OM 7042Health Quality 2: Total Quality Management3
HI 7010
Health Information, IS and Technology
3

The electives listed above represent the typical set from which most students will choose. Students may be able to choose other electives to match specific career goals, with the approval of the Program Director.

To learn more about this certificate, please contact:

BJ Zirger
Associate Dean of On-Line Education
Email:
Office:
102 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7148
Fax:
513-556-4891
Jason Dickman
Director, Graduate Recruiting & MBA Engagement
Email:
Office:
606 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7024
Fax:
513-558-7006