Online Healthcare Management Certificate Program Curriculum

The online Healthcare Management Certificate program includes a combination of fundamental courses and career-focused electives. Each college-level course is developed with the input of professionals to ensure you learn practical skills to help you succeed in the real world.

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Required Course

H03 - Medical Terminology  

This course will familiarize students with medical terminology and the structure of the human body. Lessons are organized based on the systems of the human body including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, digestive, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, cardiovascular, blood and lymphatic systems. Oncology, radiology, and nuclear medicine are also presented.
Credit Hours: 3


H01 - Medical Office Management I  

This course provides an overview of medical office topics, including typical happenings in a medical office, an introduction to medical terminology, insurance processing and coding, safety issues, communications issues, interacting with patients, and records management.
Credit Hours: 3

H02 - Medical Office Management II  

This course is a continuation of Medical Office Management I, providing a look at the disease process, physical examination, laboratory procedures, diagnostic equipment, nutrition, medications, specialty practices, physical therapy, and responding to medical emergencies.
Credit Hours: 3

H04 - Anatomy and Physiology I  

This course builds on previously acquired knowledge about the human body to provide students with a clear understanding of how each system works and how the systems work together. As a foundation, the student is introduced to the chemistry of the human body, an analysis of the structure and function of cells, tissues, and membranes, and a description of how disease affects systems of the body. The integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems are explored in detail.
Credit Hours: 3

H05 - Anatomy and Physiology II  

A continuation of Anatomy and Physiology I, this course explores in detail the senses, blood, and heart, along with the endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Topics such as immunity, nutrition, metabolism, development, and inheritance of medical characteristics are also covered.
Credit Hours: 3

H06 - Health Records Management  

This course introduces most of the records used in a medical office. Students will see examples of these records, study their contents, and learn how these records are used, shared, and stored by the medical office. Students will also learn about the relationships among these records and medical care, legal, and insurance or billing concerns.
Credit Hours: 3

H07 - Medical Coding I  

This course presents an introduction to the claim forms and billing concepts that depend upon the proper coding of each diagnosis and medical procedure. Topics will include descriptions of the most common insurance plans and health care programs, such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and Workers’ Compensation. HCPCS and CMS reimbursement issues will also be discussed.
Credit Hours: 3

H08 - Medical Coding II  

This course is all about understanding the language and culture of the medical community. You will learn about the codes and terminology that are spoken in the medical community, the various billing and collection techniques, the reimbursement and appeals process, and the future of medicine: compliance.
Credit Hours: 3

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Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Certificate programs provide students the opportunity to earn college credits in a specific discipline without enrolling in a degree program. Students complete 5 courses of 3 credit hours each in both required and elective subjects. Graduates may apply credit toward a corresponding associate at Ashworth College.

The Ashworth College online Healthcare Management Certificate program includes self-paced lessons, instructor guidance and online exams that make learning enjoyable. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online.