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Healthcare Administration Professional

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25 Weeks

PROGRAM LENGTH

$5,000.00*

Pay in full

TUITION

*You can pay as little as $331 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

What Does A Healthcare Administration Professional Do?

Healthcare Administration Professionals are knowledgeable in administrative support, insurance billing and processing, and adequately handling patients’ health records. Often, healthcare administration professionals ensure the best possible patient experience because they have direct contact with patients daily. 

Typical responsibilities include: 

  • Electronic record keeping. 
  • Front office procedures. 
  • Medical/office supplies inventory. 
  • Managing healthcare regulations and laws.  
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Where Does A Healthcare Administration Professional Work?

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

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Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Web browser with internet connection

Course registration & payment

Training Materials Provided

Expert-led video based training

eBooks: Kinn’s Medical Administration Assistant & Integrated Electronic Health Records

Competency assessments

National Certification exam fee

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL

Outcomes

Upon completing the program, you’ll have the all-encompassing healthcare administration knowledge and flexibility to work in any medical office. Earning your certificate(s) in healthcare administration expands your career options in the quickly growing healthcare field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 28% growth for medical and health service managers through 2031. 

According to the pay scale, as a healthcare administration professional with 1-4 years of experience, you can earn an average of $61,544 annually. 

Skills Learned

Students in the Healthcare Administration Professional program will complete a full scope of curriculum over 25 weeks to master the expertise needed to launch their healthcare administration career successfully. 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 applicable billing codes. 
  • Performing front-of-office procedures and organization. 

COURSES - 25 WEEKS

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 ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL JOB POSSIBILITIES

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$26,000 – $49,000
ESTIMATED SALARY

Healthcare and Medical Insurance Specialist

$19,000 – $45,000
ESTIMATED SALARY

Insurance Billing
Specialist

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$22,000 – $72,000
ESTIMATED SALARY

Physician
Biller

CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Upon completion of the program, 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.

ISSUING AUTHORITY

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MCBC

Medical Coder and Biller Certification

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

CMAA

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

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.

CEHRS

Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist

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

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL PAYMENT OPTIONS

In addition to the following payment options, we offer special corporate volume pricing. Visit the Corporate page for details.

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 Sallie Mae or Meritize.

Complete the course registration process to reserve your seat using one of these options.

 

Many employers have education programs or will pay for continued education! Select “Corporate Invoice” if you need an invoice to process payment through company training tuition assistance/reimbursement plans. 

Download the free brochure below to your HR representative or manager and show them the benefits of gaining additional education!

PROGRAM COMPARISONS

PROFESSIONAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Community College
Program & Tuition Cost
$5,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Included
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
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures

MEET YOUR WORKFORCE TRAINING SPECIALIST

April is your Workforce Training Specialist.  She is here to help you understand your program of interest, payment options and succeed!  Get in touch with April to learn more about your program, Union Adventist University and how to achieve your workforce development goals!

FAQ

You will complete the courses in this program over 25 weeks, making students job-ready in six months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Ideal candidates for this online program 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.

Interested In Another Program?

Union Adventist University, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, provides the highest quality training in order to best serve students and surrounding communities. Our specialized career training programs provide up-to-date and in-demand skills, preparation and certification, ensuring that everyone who completes our programs is of the highest caliber.