Admission Requirements: Health Care Finance Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements: Health Care Finance Graduate Certificate
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stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

Applications are accepted year-round, and new classes begin every semester — fall, spring and summer.

Bachelor Degree

Students applying to the program must have completed a Bachelor Degree program from a regionally accredited institution.


Applicants must provide official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.

Undergraduate GPA Requirement

Applicants must have completed Bachelor Degree program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).


Applicants should provide a reference which addresses the applicant’s academic readiness for graduate-level work, the applicant’s work ethic and habits, and the applicant’s communications and interpersonal skills.


Resume/CV of personal, professional and educational background. Applicants are strongly encouraged to highlight experience in health care.

Letter of Intent

Letter of intent or brief essay (no more than three double-spaced pages) which must include the following information: academic goals, professional objectives, work plan for completing the degree, and level of motivation for this program.

Application Fee

Complete the University of Cincinnati online graduate application; $20 domestic/$25 international application fee.

International Applicant Criteria

International applicants must have a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 580 (paper version), 237 (computer), or 93 (Internet), and obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.