Advance Your Healthcare Administration Professional Career

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25 Weeks

Certificate Length



What Does A Healthcare Administration Professional Do?

Healthcare administrative professionals supervise the daily operations of a healthcare facility or department. Their administrative responsibilities often include billing, electronic health records, insurance issues, and compliance.

After successfully completing the Healthcare Administrative Professional certificate, students will be familiar with medical terminology, record-keeping best practices, and healthcare compliance. They will also be prepared to carry out administrative tasks such as front office procedures, managing health care regulations, and record maintenance.

Where In the AdventHealth Network Can You Work?

Healthcare Administration Professionals work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, urgent care centers, geriatric, maternity, and pediatric offices as well as outpatient units. The daily role of an administration professional will include data processing, billing and coding, as well as frequent communication with patients and insurance companies.


High School Diploma or GED

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Course registration & payment

Oral and written English proficiency is a requirement for course participation and certificate examination.

Training Materials Provided

Expert-led, video-based training

eBooks: Kinn’s Medical Administrative Assistant, Integrated Electronic Health Records & Medical Insurance, A Revenue Cycle Process Approach

Competency assessments

National Certification exam fee



The demand for healthcare administrative professionals will continue to grow rapidly, especially as the healthcare field expands to meet the rising needs of the population. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment is expected to climb much faster than other occupations, with a 32% increase over the next decade.

Upon certificate completion, healthcare administrative professional students will have a thorough understanding of professionalism in allied health, human anatomy, medical terminology, electronic health records, and medical office administration.

Skills Learned

Students in the Healthcare Administration certificate will complete a full scope of curriculum over 25 weeks in order to master the expertise needed to successfully launch their health care administration career. Some of the skills gained include:

  • Understanding regulatory laws and compliance
  • Appropriate electronic record monitoring and auditing
  • Understanding of insurance plans and practices
  • Recognizing and using appropriate billing codes
  • Performing front of office procedures and organization


Professionalism in Allied Health
Medical Office Procedures and Administration
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology
Electronic Health Records
Microsoft Office Basics
Insurance and Billing, and Coding Essentials




Healthcare and Medical Insurance Specialist


Insurance Billing Specialist


Physician Biller


Upon completion of the certificate, students will be prepared to sit for one of several exams, including Medical Coder and Biller Certification (MCBC), Certified Medical Administration Assistant (CMAA), and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS). Earning these national certifications demonstrates to future employers that you have mastered the skills and knowledge necessary to work successfully as a Healthcare Administration Professional.



Medical Coder and Biller Certification

This certification proves that you are qualified to begin a career in medical coding and billing.


Certified Medical Administrative Certificate

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate helps you gain the skills to provide administrative support in a medical setting. Demonstrate your expertise in the field and become qualified for a number of administrative duties, as well as direct contact with patients in clinical settings.


Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist

This certification ensures that you understand how to properly handle patient health records. 


If you need additional funding sources, we offer many convenient options

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option.

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds.


Pay for your training with an education loan through Meritize.

Reserve your seat by completing the course registration process using the provided option.



Program & Tuition Cost
$5,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
3–6 months
24–48 months
Schedule Flexibility
On-demand 24/7
Set class schedule
Travel Requirements
None: 100% online
On-campus classrooms
Student Support
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Career Coaching
Professors: scheduled office hours
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures


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Students will complete the online certificate over 12 weeks, making them job-ready in three months. The certificate is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Ideal candidates for this online certificate are highly organized individuals who have excellent critical thinking skills, are able to effectively multitask and are both independent and flexible.

Someone in a Healthcare Administration Professional role can expect to spend a good deal of their day processing billing and insurance paperwork, along with data entry, medical record review and addressing patient questions.


Healthcare Administration Professionals can use their training and expertise as a stepping stone to other opportunities, including Health Care Manager, Healthcare and Medical Insurance Specialist and Physician Biller.

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AdventHealth University is devoted to supporting you throughout your professional journey and believes learning is a lifelong endeavor. Our career development certificates provide leading-edge instruction and clinical training in high-demand fields, ensuring you will feel confident and competent as a certified professional.