Already in healthcare – or want to learn management skills specific to it? This certificate is just what the doctor ordered.
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Healthcare Management
Program Number: 901608CERT
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Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
18 Credits | Finish training in 1-2 semesters
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  • Program Overview

    The Healthcare Management certificate at Madison College is designed to prepare you for a variety of healthcare supervisory positions. In these classes, you will develop your business management skills while focusing on the unique needs required in the healthcare industry.

    Upon completion of the Healthcare Management certificate, you qualify to take a national examination to obtain the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credential through the National Health Career Association (NHA).

    To apply for the Healthcare Management certificate, you must be enrolled in or a graduate of the Medical Administrative Specialist program, Business Management program or equivalent.

    Please note: Healthcare employers require all applicants to complete and pass a background check as a condition of employment.

    Program Details

    Students in the Healthcare Management certificate can attend full or part-time.

    Healthcare Management certificate may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison – Truax
    • Fort Atkinson


    After completing the Healthcare Management certificate you will be prepared for a variety of management positions in the following areas:

    • Clinic & Hospital Departments
    • Health Insurance Organizations
    • Long-Term Care Facilities
    • Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Required Courses
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    In addition to being required for this certificate, the following 2 courses may also be used to fulfill Medical Admin Emphasis Track requirements for the Business Management Program:
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application deadline: October 15

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available: September 15
    • Application deadline: March 15

    Admission Requirements

    Submit official transcripts showing completion of or current enrollment in:

    • Medical Administrative Specialist
    • Business Management

    The education requirement above can be waived by the program director if a student has comparable work experience.

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Students who have already completed certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application
    • This certificate fills on a first-come, first-served basis; once capacity has been reached, it does not maintain a wait list
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact Enrollment Services at or 608.246.6210.

  • Career Outcomes

    The Healthcare Management certificate will prepare you for entry into healthcare supervisory positions. Coursework includes the development of business management skills with a targeted focus on specific management skills required in the healthcare environment.

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Your first step is to apply to Madison College. It's easy and free to apply, so get started today!
Contact the School of Business and Applied Arts

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, D3631

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
608.246.6003 (Ext. 8)


Summer Service Hours

  • Monday – Wednesday: 9 am - 3 pm In-Person, 8 am - 4 pm Virtual
  • Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm Virtual Only
  • Friday: 8 am - 12 pm Virtual Only