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This course introduces and examines the major features of the financial functions operative within various types of higher education institutions. The financial functions of various types and sizes of post-secondary institutions will be presented.
Specifically, the financial functions of the following kinds of colleges and universities will be compared and contrasted: types of degree-granting institutions; public and private, non-profit and for-profit entities; small, medium, and large entities; urban, suburban, and rural entities; and unionized and non-unionized entities. In each case, traditional, non-traditional, and emerging income streams will be explored, in conjunction with traditional cost centers, non-traditional cost centers, and emerging cost centers. Financial management in the context of an institution’s Business Office will be addressed. Traditional, new, and emerging administrative practices being utilized by financial managers to control the economic dynamics engendered by various combinations of the above variables will be discussed.
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.