What do patients need most? You.
Become a Patient Advocate!
Launch a rewarding career helping individuals and families navigate the complex health care system. As a leader in this emerging field, UCLA Extension offers its Patient Advocacy Certificate to prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and competencies you need to succeed
Take Only 8 Courses
Understand the fundamentals of the U.S. healthcare system and the role of patient advocates in a variety of healthcare settings. Learn health care law and patient rights; care planning; insurance and healthcare finance; mediation, conflict and crisis management; clinical bioethics; and more.