Medical Front Office and Electronic Health Records: Online Certificate Program

Medical office workers working with patients

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

Embark on a versatile career in healthcare with our comprehensive Medical Front Office and Electronic Health Records (EHR) Specialist program. Learn the essential skills needed to manage the administrative side of healthcare while becoming proficient in EHR systems. Be the frontline of patient care and data management!

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Course length

19 weeks

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Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Through this program, you will qualify for two certification exams through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) – Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS). With these two lucrative credentials, you’ll qualify for career opportunities in any of these titles: Electronic Health Records Specialist, Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant, Patient Services Representative.

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

The median annual wage for medical records specialists was $46,660 in May 2021.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Is this Medical Front Office and Electronic Health Records Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Do you aspire to be the first point of contact for patients in a medical setting, providing exceptional customer service?  
  • Are you organized, detail-oriented, and eager to manage administrative tasks crucial to healthcare operations?  
  • Are you excited about learning to navigate Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems for streamlined data management?  
  • Do you see yourself as an integral part of the healthcare team, balancing patient interaction with data accuracy?  
  • Are you passionate about ensuring the smooth flow of medical information and patient records? 

Career Paths

Medical Front Office Receptionist
Medical Office Administrator
Patient Services Coordinator
EHR Specialist
Medical Records Clerk
Health Information Technician