Accounting in Health Care

16-credit Technical Certificate

Healthcare accountants are required to have specialized knowledge of the healthcare industry. They are charged with keeping financial records in order for organizations such as medical clinics, hospitals and health insurance companies. Learn basic accounting concepts and healthcare terminology and how to apply the accounting knowledge in the healthcare industry.

Some credits earned in Accounting in Health Care may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-111 Accounting I - Principles4+ 
 501-101 Medical Terminology3 *
 106-110 Intro to Software Applications
previously MBA I
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-113 Accounting II - Principles4  
 501-104 Culture of Healthcare2 *
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.