HFMA Academic Membership​

Content, tools and resources that help students and faculty thrive – all with special academic pricing.

Student Membership

As a full-time graduate or undergraduate student, you can foster powerful relationships and critical connections with a growing community of over 50,000 healthcare finance professionals that will help you break into the industry.

Faculty Membership

Access an all-inclusive set of tools and resources that you can use to motivate your students and satisfy their craving for real-world knowledge and mentoring. Plus, as a full-time faculty or administrator, you’ll gain access to the local and online community where you can help shape the future of our industry.

Benefits of Belonging to HFMA


Success on campus and beyond

Receive customized, curated content, along with essential education, delivered straight to you – all designed to help you excel in your studies, while preparing you for the future in healthcare finance. All for less than your weekly coffee tab.

Career connections and confidence

Get the best jump start on your career when you develop meaningful relationships with professionals and leaders at both the local and national level who are there to mentor, give you a hand, and open doors to new career opportunities.


Unmatched classroom relevance

Take advantage of current real-time resources that you can leverage as valuable classroom assets, including expert perspectives, regulatory analyses, and an endless collection of industry white papers, research, case studies and more.

Relationships that matter

Develop meaningful relationships with local colleagues at chapter events who can become ready subject matter expert guest lecturers in your classroom. Faculty connections around the country will be your best sounding board to share ideas and explore curriculum options, too.

Exclusive member access

Both students and faculty members of HFMA get special rates on all live conferences and seminars, including HFMA's Annual Conference—the industry's leading gathering for healthcare finance professionals. You also get unlimited access to all community forum groups, custom content and HFMA's eLearning products —useful tools for classroom learning and instruction.

"My involvement with HFMA Texas Gulf Coast Chapter encouraged me to pursue my career in healthcare finance. I would recommend all undergraduate and graduate students of healthcare administration program become members of HFMA to excel their professional careers."

Renu Mandal

MHA candidate
University of Houston, Texas, Clear Lake Campus

Benefits At-a-Glance

Choose the membership that’s right for you

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Business Partner
Business Partner
Business Partner +
Business Partner
Unlimited Website Content
Community Participation
hfm Magazine
Online Education
Webinars and Podcasts
Chapter Membership
HFMA Daily eNewsletter
Career & Planning Tools
Live Education Discounts

* Student Members who successfully complete the CHFP requirements will earn their designation upon assuming Professional or Business Partner level member status.

If purchased separately, the cost for these benefits would exceed $3,000. Business of Health Care, $399; certifications, @$300+ ; hfm  magazine subscription, $260; online groups + custom publications, $500; 70+ hours of online education and webinars each year, $2,000.

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