Health Services Financial Management

Health Services Financial Management

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Health

Certificates allow you to complete a specific group of university courses (for credit) as either part of your degree studies or separately. Additional details on certificates are available here.

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 certificate 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.

Who can take it?

This certificate is open to the following applicants:

  1. current York students, or
  2. new applicants to York who already hold a university degree.

How to apply

  1. If you are a current York student, contact the School of Administrative Studies to find out about admissibility requirements and the application process.
  2. If you are a new applicant to York and already have a university degree, you must ensure first that you meet the minimum requirements for admission to the University by applying through the Office of Admissions. You would then also make a separate inquiry to the School of Administrative Studies, as noted in item 1 above.

Program Details

Offered by

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Health

Ways to study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Certificate Type


Certificate Entry

Concurrent, Consecutive

Study Sessions

Fall, Winter, Summer