Fundamentals of Underwriting Senior Housing & Care Certificate Program

The Fundamentals of Underwriting Senior Housing and Care certificate program is the only certification program to train investment and finance professionals in the industry. Upon completion of the program’s six courses, graduates will receive a certificate in the Fundamentals of Underwriting Senior Housing & Care and a professional designation of CSHIP – Certified Senior Housing Investment Professional, I-III. For employers, the CSHIP is shorthand for an employee or job candidate with the knowledge to succeed in their role—and it also can be a professional development tool for existing employees in need of upskilling or reskilling.

Benefits to the Employer:

  • Portfolio diversification/business line expansion
  • Comprehensive training provided by seasoned, highly regarded industry professionals
  • Increased efficiency and productivity
  • Ability to market your workforce as certified professionals
  • Promote DEI

Benefits to the Candidate:

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional designation
  • Increased confidence for career advancement

6 Courses Away from the CSHIP Designation

Anywhere, Anytime Learning:
All NIC Academy’s courses and certificate programs are offered online, multiple times per year. Our online discussion rooms are seamlessly integrated with our courses, to help answer questions, expand perspectives, and strengthen the community. 

Accelerated Mastery:
Candidates acquire skills and information that might otherwise take years of self-learning. Candidates have 90 days to take the courses at their own convenience, following their own pace.

Professional Edge:
With every course comes increased confidence that candidates are gaining the knowledge they need to stand out, advance in the industry, and make an impact on their organization.