Healthcare Management


Program number: 901608CERT


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 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

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

All courses for this program are offered online and in person.

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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 Enrollment Services at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2017-2018 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Required Courses

The following courses may also be used to fulfill Medical Emphasis Track requirements for the Business Management Program:


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.


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

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