Health Care Administration

Quickly gain the business acumen and administrative skills needed to build a successful career in the complex industry of health care management.

This program is perfect for...

  • Health care professionals seeking to increase their business knowledge and skills for a management position
  • Administrative professionals who want to transition into the health care industry
  • Individuals who need a foundational introduction into the business of health care to stand out in the hiring process

What you can learn.

  • Understand the U.S. Health Care system, its components and delivery systems, health insurance policies, benefits, costs, and perspectives
  • Become familiar with the laws and regulations involving patient rights and responsibilities
  • Gain insight into the critical role leadership plays as you analyze the various structures, function and performance of health care organizations
  • Navigate health care accounting and financial management

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
HLT POL X 407.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
HLT POL X 407.4
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
Typically Offered: Fall
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

This certificate program starts twice a year in Fall and Spring quarters.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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