According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare occupations are projected to add about 2.4 million new jobs by 2026 in the healthcare industry, adding more jobs than any of the other occupational groups.
In addition to integrating the knowledge and skills required by the certificate programs below into our academic degree programs, IHLSI provides preparation courses to help learners pass these certificate examinations. Furthermore, credit units earned here can be transferred to our Master's degree programs as foundational course waivers.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics gives the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) Exam, and its credentialing agency is the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The title of Registered Dietitian (RD) and Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) is protected and authorized by CDR of the American Dietetic Association.
The examination is based on various topics such as Food and Nutrition Sciences, Food Service Systems, Nutrition Care for individuals and groups, and Management of Food and Nutrition Services. The exam is to be taken within two and a half hours, and a simple calculator will be provided. More than 80,000 dietitians and dietetic technicians across the country and the world have taken CDR exams over the past several decades.
The Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) is an authoritative identification for accounting and financial professionals, focusing on financial planning, performance and analysis, strategic management, etc. The applied expertise, skills and capabilities are consistent and widely recognized by corporate finance executives globally.
The CMA exam: 2 parts covering 12 competencies
Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
15% External Financial Reporting Decisions
20% Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
20% Performance Management
15% Cost Management
15% Internal Controls
15% Technology and Analytics
Part 2: Strategic Financial Management
20% Financial Statement Analysis
20% Corporate Finance
25% Decision Analysis
10% Risk Management
10% Investment Decisions
15% Professional Ethics
Parts 1 and 2 are offered during the following three testing windows:
January/February, May/June, September/October
People with a certified management accountant (CMA) certification can work in corporate financial accounting and strategic management. Professionals may choose the CMA pathway because it covers different topics than the certified public accountant (CPA) certification.