School of Health Education

Health Education Building 103
1705 Hoffman Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6065 or (800) 322-6282 ext. 6065

Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Healthcare Administrative & Insurance


Program number: 905092CERT


Madison College's Healthcare Administrative and Insurance certificate provides in-depth, short-term training that will prepare you to enter the healthcare field in a variety of administrative office positions.

In the Healthcare Administrative & Insurance program, you will:

  • Learn medical language used in healthcare.
  • Gain an understanding of patient and healthcare industry treatment options through focus on the human body in health and disease.
  • Explore the U.S. healthcare system and the insurance industry and how the two sectors work together.
  • Discuss healthcare privacy laws and electronic health records.

Student support for Medical Terminology and Human Body Health and Disease courses is provided by the School of Academic Advancement. Ongoing student success sessions are provided for assignment review and study aids.

Program Details

Students in the Healthcare Administrative and Insurance certificate program attend part time. 

Healthcare Administrative and Insurance certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program. 

All courses for this program are offered only in person.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

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


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.



After completing the Healthcare Administrative and Insurance Certificate at Madison Area Technical College, you will be prepared to:

  • Communicate with healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Input patient information.
  • Perform insurance billing tasks.
  • Process electronic health records.

Satisfactory completion of assignments and a final project demonstrate mastery of Electronic Health Record skills and earn a Digital Badge.