Certificate in Health Care Administration Online
The Washington Online undergraduate certificate program in Health Care Administration is designed to equip learners with the necessary skills to be successful in the health care industry.
Students in the health care administration program are presented with an overview of the nation’s health care system, and gain awareness of the social and political influences on today’s perception of the healthcare system and develop a general understanding of laws and ethics involved in the health care industry.
Program Focus: Healthcare terminology, delivery systems, and administration and management
Healthcare administration classes introduce a wide range of medical terminologies as students learn the basics of managing a medical staff, appraising patient outcomes, and directing organizational change. Students become familiar with informatics in healthcare and learn how to interpret and manage information to improve patient outcomes.
Students will complete the following courses to earn an Undergraduate Health Care Administration.
Duration: (630 Clock Hours)
Credits: 15 Credits (3-credits per course)
What you get
Online digital textbook access and comprehensive online resources and assessments
Access to highly qualified instructors that are experts in the field
Freedom to complete courses at your own speed in a self-paced learning format
Personalized career counseling
Access to MyPlan and résumé builder.
Ready to get started today? Call Washington Online toll-free: 1-800-371-5581. *Courses start weekly, so there is no waiting to get started toward a new career.
Hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, surgical facilities, rehabilitation centers, emergency clinics. All healthcare settings need medical practitioners, but they also need highly trained managers and administrators. As the healthcare industry expands to accommodate new treatments and an aging population, the demand for medical health services managers is set to explode. The US Department of Labor forecasts 20% job growth in this field by 2026*, which is several times higher than the average growth rate for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-servicesmanagers.htm (visited February 06, 2020 ).
*A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.
Washington Online is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools MSA-CESS and recognized by the US Department of Education and CHEA.
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