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Accounting in Healthcare

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Degree Type
18-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code

Time to Degree
Less than 1 year

Start Date
August / January

How You'll Learn

  • Hybrid
  • Daytime

To become a healthcare accountant, you’ll need specialized knowledge of the healthcare industry. Learn to organize and maintain financial records for medical clinics, hospitals and health insurance companies with basic accounting concepts and healthcare terminology.

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your math skills:
    • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
    • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
    • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
    • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an enrollment counselor.

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High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

Financial Aid

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

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