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A career in healthcare is a natural choice for you, but you are new to the field and want to further your education without a major time constraint. Be confident in your decision with a Healthcare Certificate from Rasmussen University. A Certificate in Healthcare is just the beginning of your future career in healthcare as you expand your knowledge and skills of this fulfilling industry. With this online Healthcare Certificate program, you will develop an understanding of medical roles, patient interaction and the healthcare field as a whole.
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Begin your exciting and fulfilling career in the healthcare industry as an allied health professional utilizing the medical knowledge gained in your Healthcare Certificate.
Our Healthcare Certificate program enhanced knowledge of the value of patient experience and how to connect with patients in an effective and ethical manner.
If you want to continue your education, you can smoothly transfer your online Healthcare Certificate credits into our Healthcare Associate’s degree.
Fulfill the various medical administrative roles within healthcare and effectively assist your medical team.
Promote a positive patient experience through effective communication and using electronic health records to document patient and medical information.
Apply medical law and ethics practices to patient interactions and information, including maintaining patient confidentiality.
Utilize appropriate medical terminology, anatomy, pathology and basic concepts of healthcare practice, procedures and health information management within various healthcare settings.
Explores the scope and dynamics of a career in medical administration and the skills necessary to be successful both in the Medical Administrative Assistant program and progression. Emphasizes professionalism, communication and medical terminology. Includes the important of maintaining patient privacy and ethically and professionally handling patient situations.
Prepares students to deliver outstanding customer service in a healthcare setting by providing an understanding of the factors that influence the perceptions of external and internal customers. Includes the psychology of patients, customer service in a diverse world, listening skills and effective communication techniques.
Studies the United States legal system and court process with emphasis on legal and ethical issues within the healthcare environment. Covers fraud and abuse, patient privacy and confidentiality and professional practice of law and ethics. Includes a project that is specific to the student’s program of study.
12 Courses to Complete
38-40 Credit Hours
Rasmussen University is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your degree and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.
Entrance requirements for the School of Health Sciences vary by program. To learn more and receive help planning your healthcare career path, contact an admissions advisor who will speak to you about: admissions requirements and background checks.
We believe in giving credit where it’s due. You can get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average). Talk to an admissions advisor today, or explore our Transfer Policy page for our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.
Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, corporate grants and military discounts.
At Rasmussen University, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find a Healthcare Certificate program near you.