- Health Economics
The Business of Health Care Specialization
Advance your career in health care management. Develop business skills and understand the American health care system to improve cost and quality.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Learners will have the opportunity to see the application of key concepts covered in the Specialization to real-world health care challenges using case studies and financial statements from health care initiatives. By the end of the Specialization, learners will be able to apply management and financial skills to their own practice by maximizing cost and efficiency of insurance and healthcare operations.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers
The Economics of Health Care Delivery
Health Care Innovation
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhDDiane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor
Guy David, PhDGilbert and Shelley Harrison Associate Professor of Health Care Management
Michael UseemProfessor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management
Peter CappelliProfessor of Management, Director, Center for Human Resources
Christian TerwieschAndrew M. Heller Professor at the Wharton School, Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics Co-Director, Mack Institute of Innovation Management
Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhDAssistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
David A. Asch, MD, MBAProfessor of Medicine and Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the refund policy?
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Is financial aid available?
Can I take the course for free?
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
What background knowledge is necessary?
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.