HEALTH FINANCE

This graduate-level Certificate offers knowledge and skills for financial managers in healthcare organizations. This certificate will allow you to conduct financial analysis, and understand issues of budgeting, cost determination, pricing, and rate setting in a healthcare environment. It also provides a solid understanding of the economic principles in the context of the field of healthcare.

Students must complete 15 credits to obtain this Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless noted).

Curriculum

Required Courses:

Students must complete the following courses (12 credits):

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
CORE-GP.1021 Financial Management for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Organizations None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
HPAM-GP.2845 Advanced Health Care Payment Systems HPAM-GP.4830 and HPAM-GP.4840, PADM-GP.4130 concurrently Spring 3
HPAM-GP.4830 Health Economics: Principles CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018 Fall, Spring 1.5
HPAM-GP.4831 Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, HPAM-GP.4830 Spring 1.5
HPAM-GP.4840 Financial Management for Health Care Orgs - I: Financial Management and Budgeting CORE-GP.1018 and CORE-GP.1021 Fall 1.5
HPAM-GP.4841 Financial Management for Health Care Orgs - II: Capital Financing and Advanced Issues CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1021, and HPAM-GP.4840 Fall 1.5

 

Students must also complete one course from the following (3 credits):

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2143 Government Budgeting CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1018, and CORE-GP.1021 Spring 3
PADM-GP.2144 Debt Financing and Management for Public Organizations CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.4130 concurrently Fall 3

Three credits of coursework may be substituted from another NYU Wagner course (including another field/area of specialization) with approval.

 

Prerequisite Courses:

Students must waive the following courses if they are prerequisites to any of the above courses. If a student is unable to waive a course below, they must take it in addition to the 15 credits required for the Certificate.

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
CORE-GP.1011 Statistical Methods for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Management None Fall, Spring, Summer 3
CORE-GP.1018 Microeconomics for Public Management, Planning, and Policy Analysis None Fall, Spring, Summer 3