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Health Services Financial Management

Accountability for decision-making in health service organizations has never been more important. Decision-makers at all levels in health care must be able to make financially sound, viable and defendable decisions. This certificate provides the skills and critical insight necessary to effectively manage health service organizations and contribute in a beneficial way to the health system.

The program is a collaboration between the School of Administrative Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and the School of Health Policy and Management in the Faculty of Health, bringing together the core strengths from each area to provide an innovative, first-ever certificate that is available nowhere else. The certificate is designed for both those who wish to enter the health sector and those who wish to further themselves in their current industry roles.
Certificate Category:Professional

Offered by:School of Administrative Studies

Why choose this certificate?
  • Gain competency in financial management, health data and performance measurement in addition to learning the financial management skills you need to advance your career in the health industry.

  • Complement your business or non-business degree with an understanding of health financial management.

  • Earn valuable credits toward the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation and prepare for the CMA accelerated program

Certificate Requirements
 Get detailed information  on certificate requirements to enter and graduate from this program.

(This information is to be used in conjunction with the University undergraduate calendar, which in all cases is the final authority).
Additional Information:
Fast Fact:Employment prospects for health services leaders are expected to grow significantly in the years ahead.

Careers:Health services executive/administrator, health information manager, health services project administrator, health care executive director, health sector or government employee/executive, Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) manager, consultant, health services research analyst

Sample Courses:Health Services Accounting, Health Services Finance, Advanced Health Services Financial Management, Research Methods in Health Studies, Health Economics

Related Undergraduate Programs
 Administrative Studies

 Health Policy & Management (Faculty of Health)

Useful Links
 Canadian Institute of Health Information

 Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

 Local Health Integration Networks

Other Information:
Internship opportunities are available.

Earn an additional qualification on or shortly after graduation.

Get detailed requirements and course listing

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