Certificate in Ambulatory Care
The Health Services Administration Program of the Price School of Public Policy offers two certificate programs:
- Administration of Long-term Care Programs
- Management of Ambulatory Care Systems
The Certificate in Ambulatory Care is designed to provide practitioners with the means for improving or updating their knowledge and experience in a challenging and professionally relevant course of study.
Required Courses (20 units)
Core Courses (16 units)
- Problems and Issues in the Health Field (PPD 509)
- Financial Management of Health Services (PPD 510a) or
Financial Accounting in the Public Nonprofit Sectors (PPD 516x)
- Human Behavior in Public Organizations (PPD 545) or
Modeling and Operations Research (PPD 557)
- Four units from:
- PPD 600, PPD 601 or GERO 550
- One elective
Admission Requirements and Application Procedures
Applicants for the Certificate in Ambulatory Care who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at USC and are in good standing with a 3.0 GPA only need to submit the appropriate paperwork for adding the certificate program, which may be obtained from the program administrator.
Applicants for the Certificate in Ambulatory Care who have not matriculated at USC must make a formal application for admission to the certificate program, provide transcripts of all college work, a resume and one letter of recommendation.
For current MHA students interested in applying for this certificate, please contact MHA program staff for more details.
Please contact the USC Price Office of Admissions at email@example.com for more information.