Healthcare Administration Certificate

Elevate Your Career with our Healthcare Administration Certificate Program*

The business functions behind healthcare are critical to the success of hospitals, physician offices, and all healthcare organizations. Our certificate program equips students with relevant and practical concepts related to all areas of healthcare administration. Faculty, with industry experience, will guide students through applied learning approaches that have a positive impact in a variety of healthcare settings. If you are looking for a promotion or career transition in healthcare administration, our Healthcare Administration Certificate is the perfect program for you. With as few as six courses, you can elevate your career.

Why Choose a Certificate in Healthcare Administration?

  • Learning outcomes aligned with the Certified Medical Manager (CMM) certification
  • Preparation for industry transition into the healthcare administration field
  • Skill and resume enhancement
  • Transfer coursework into a Healthcare Administration bachelor degree program

About the Program

  • Understanding the structures, governance and management issues in healthcare
  • Interpreting, constructing and spelling of medical terminology
  • Legal and ethical issues in healthcare
  • Leading healthcare organizations
  • Community Healthcare
  • 32% (Career Growth)*
  • $70K Median Salary*
  • 100% Online
  • 16 credit hours
  • 1 semester

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor (2021)

  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Healthcare Finance Coordinator
  • Patient Relations Specialist
  • Senior Care Staff
  • Quality Assurance Representative


  • Complete our FREE application
  • 21 years of age or approved age waiver
  • Background check

NOTE: No transcripts required for admissions. Certificate programs are separate from bachelor programs however certificate credits can be applied to a bachelor’s program.

Fall Semester: August

Spring Semester: January

Summer Session: April

View our University Catalog for all course descriptions and requirements for our Healthcare Admin Certificate.

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Deadline is one week before each 8-week session (subject to change each year). Complete your bachelor’s degree while attending class at night in accelerated 8-week and online formats.

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*Stand-alone, credit-based courses that lead to a certificate that improves competency in areas specific to a student’s career choice. Students can use financial aid for these certificate programs, and these certificate credits can be applied to formal degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Learning outcomes may qualify students to apply/test for specific certifications not administered by NC Wesleyan University.