Healthcare Administration Professional: Online Certificate Program

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This program is a great fit for:

Individuals interested in a career in healthcare

Recent high school graduates

Current healthcare workers looking to upskill or grow their career

Enter the exciting world of healthcare by becoming an administration professional. This role offers boundless job opportunities in a fast-paced work environment with potential for growth. In as little as 25 weeks, you can acquire the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of clinical settings and be able to start your new career!

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Course length

25 weeks

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Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours

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Healthcare Administration is the backbone of any medical facility. In this role, a professional provides necessary support to ensure patient questions are answered and assists with medical billing and coding, and insurance claims. Students will receive a comprehensive education in this course, which focuses around mastering the three core Microsoft Office programs used in most professional healthcare environments: Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Why Choose Siena Heights University?

Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.

Online and self-paced coursework

Affordable tuition

Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities

Industry-leading credentials

Clinicals included (if necessary)

Certificates matched to industry demands

There are more than 717,000 medical and surgical support jobs available in hospitals across America. These jobs pay the most on average per hour of any healthcare support role, starting at $19.25.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Is this Healthcare Administration Professional Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Are you interested in the healthcare field and passionate about helping others?  
  • Do you prefer a career path that allows you to enter the workforce relatively quickly?  
  • Are you motivated to learn practical skills and apply them directly in a healthcare setting?  
  • Are you comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and critical thinking are key?  
  • Are you excited about the prospect of working collaboratively with healthcare professionals as part of a team?  
  • Are you detail-oriented and enjoy working with data, medical records or administrative tasks? 

Career Paths

Medical Coding and Billing Specialist
Healthcare Administrative Assistant
General Medical Assistant
Patient Care Technician