Healthcare Management and Finance, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Become a transformative leader in healthcare. Explore how healthcare managers navigate the complexities of the healthcare system from both administrative and financial perspectives on this Healthcare Management and Finance course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

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In the Healthcare Management and Finance course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan, learn to be a transformative healthcare leader and strengthen your understanding of management, finance, and accounting. Across this three-course series, you’ll explore the structure of healthcare organizations and how they work to provide quality healthcare within their communities. Use financial analysis techniques to determine the sustainability of organizations and institutions and better understand how organizations utilize budgets to manage their finances. Physicians and healthcare professionals looking to expand their knowledge of their organization’s practices and advance their careers. 

Applied Learning Project

This specialization includes projects within each course to test your competencies. Introduction to Healthcare Management includes several case analysis learning activities where you must identify issues, make decisions, and evaluate outcomes. In Introduction to Healthcare Accounting, you’ll use financial information from authentic financial statements to assess the performance of organizations using various analysis techniques. Lastly, in the Introduction to Healthcare Finance course, you’ll complete several financial modeling demos, using spreadsheets, that represent a wide range of economic problems in healthcare. 

What You Will Learn:

  • Develop a foundational knowledge of healthcare organizations’ structure, management, marketing, leadership, and philanthropic work.
  • Build financial models for business planning in healthcare organizations.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of healthcare organizations.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Accounting
  • Decision-Making
  • Financial Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Management
  • Introduction to Healthcare Accounting
  • Introduction to Healthcare Finance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

Beginner level

  • No prior experience required

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