Health Care Administration Certificate Program

Health Care Administration Certificate Program Details

Additional Program Details

Program Description

To develop in students the personal traits and professional skills needed to perform as competent entry-level Health Care Administrative Assistants. The program provides students with knowledge of medical terminology, law, office management, medical insurance, computers, and accounting procedures.

Program Requirements

How Long is the Program?

Program Length: Approximately 8 months

Curriculum: What Classes Do I Need to Take to Become a Health Care Administrative Assistant?

Here are just a few classes you will take during the Health Care Administration Certificate program:
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Terminology
  • Office Management
  • Introduction to Insurance and Coding
  • Fundamentals of Medical Billing
  • Business Writing and Electronic Health Records

Where Can I Take a Health Care Administration Certificate Training Class Near Me?



Program Outline
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
CSK 100 Study Skills* 15 - - 1.0
CAT 150 Anatomy, Physiology, and Terminology* 55 - - 3.5
CCB 100 Computer Basics* - 15 - 0.5
CMF 95 Math Fundamentals* 20 - - 1.0
CHS 100 CPR & First Aid* 10 5 - 0.5
Career Prep Sequence Total 100 20 - 6.5

* Successful completion of CSK 100, CAT 150, CCB 100, and CMF 95 is required prior to externship.

Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
MAA 100 Office Management  30 30 - 3.0
MAA 102 Introduction to Insurance and Coding 15 15 - 1.5
MAA 104 Business Writing and EHR  15 15 - 1.5
Professional Sequence I Total** 60 60 - 6.0

**Professional Sequence I must be successfully completed prior to entrance into Professional Sequences II and III.

Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
MAA 132 Communication 15 - - 1.0
MAA 134 Vital Sign Basics - 15 - 0.5
MAA 136 Computer Applications for the Medical Office 15 45 - 2.5
MAA 138 Medical Billing and Coding 15 15 - 1.5
Professional Sequence II Total 45 75 - 5.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
MDA 136 Medical Law and Ethics 15 - - 1.0
MAA 142 Electronic Health Records 15 45 - 2.5
MAA 144 Written Communication in the Medical Office 30 15 - 2.5
Professional Sequence III Total 60 60 - 6.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
MAA 155 Externship - - 240 5.0
Externship Total - - 240 5.0
Program Totals 265 215 240 29
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