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Certificate in Administrative Healthcare Management

San Joaquin Valley College



The online Certificate in Administrative Healthcare Management from San Joaquin Valley College has been created for offering students an online option for develop the myriad of skills that are needed for succeeding in a front office position within any type of medical practice or facility.

This online healthcare administration program combines both hands-on and classroom instruction as students study:

  • Office management
  • Patient record-keeping
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Professional communication

This is an ideal online healthcare program for individuals who are looking for a flexible online option for gaining the knowledge needed for working in a variety of areas, including dental offices, hospitals, clinics, laboratories, billing offices, insurance companies and medical supply distributors.

As a student in the online health care courses, individuals will be eligible for membership in the Academy of Professional Coders and for certification as a Medical Records Coder after one year of practice in the field.

Topics that are covered in this online Certificate in administrative Healthcare management courses, include:

  • Medical insurance principles
  • Medical terminology
  • Medial laws & ethics
  • Medical office billing & records software
  • HIPPAA regulations
  • General psychology
  • Computer skills & concepts

Graduates of this online certification in health care management will be prepared for positions, such as front office medical assistant, customer service representative, medical coder, and more.

These professional associations offer a variety of national certification and credentialing examinations such as Certified Coding Associate (CCA); Certified Professional Coder (CPC); and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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