Get the Skills to Become a Healthcare Administrative Professional

Woman in medical scrubs smiling in a medical setting.
A fulfilling career in Healthcare Administration awaits you once you complete your training at Valley College

Online Professional Health Services Administration Training in as Little as 16-Months*

Healthcare facilities need strong leaders to organize, oversee and manage operations. That’s where Health Services Administration comes in. Even though Health Services Administrators don’t provide direct patient care, through business savvy and operational management they play an important role in the health and well-being of others.

Our Health Services Administration programs are designed to equip you with the skills associated with an administrative professional position in the healthcare field. You will be provided with a focus on the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are essential to achieve the goals, objectives, and requirements that Health Services professionals support.

 

The best way to see if Valley College is the right fit for you is to contact an Admissions Representative. Get more information on the Health Services Administration program, career prospects, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info today.

At Valley College, we offer two Health Services Administration programs:

Health Services Administration – Associate’s Degree
Our 16-month* online Health Services Administration Associate’s program is designed for individuals interested in getting the skills it takes to manage healthcare departments or facilities, without the commitment to a traditional classroom schedule.

Health Services Administration – Bachelor of Science Degree
Our 34-month** Bachelor’s degree program takes our Associate’s degree program to the next level. This program teaches more advanced concepts and techniques including Regulations, Law and Legislation, Finance, Human Resources, Strategic Development, and Quality Control. You will also gain the knowledge and skills to perform at a leadership and management level where critical thinking and problem-solving abilities are very important.

Become a Confident Medical Administration Professional

The Health Services Administration curriculum is designed around a base of courses from our popular Medical Front Office, Billing & Coding, and Medical Administrative Assistant programs to provide a strong foundation in medical knowledge and related medical software.

You will learn:

  • Basic Anatomy
  • Medical Terminology
  • Basic Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Insurance Administration and Billing
  • Medical Records Management
  • Computer Applications Medical
  • Healthcare Delivery in the United States
  • Essentials of Healthcare Compliance
  • Healthcare Management and Administration
  • Healthcare Customer Relations and Outcomes
  • Medical Assisting – Front Office

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I loved that I could start quickly. I was able to get started just 2 weeks after I met with admissions!
Jessica D., Valley Graduate

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this program, you will feel confident and prepared to pursue a wide variety of interesting positions, including:

Management Positions

  • Medical Office Manager
  • Medical Records Manager
  • Executive Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Hospitals Admissions Coordinator
Administrative Positions

  • Medical Admin Assistant
  • Billing Clerk
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Records Clerk
  • Medical Secretary
  • Customer Service Rep
  • Insurance Claims Processor

Nationally Recognized Certification

Students in the Health Services Administration program also have the opportunity to become nationally certified. Valley College is an approved testing site for NHA (National Healthcareer Association) certifications. Graduates of our Health Services Administration program may choose to further their credentials by taking these exams:

These nationally recognized certifications add value to your certificate and allow you to demonstrate your qualifications to potential employers.

Online Training Suited for Your Schedule

Both Health Services Administration degree programs are offered entirely online. You get the technical skills and practical industry knowledge it takes to pursue a rewarding career, in a convenient and flexible format that fits your life.

You may be training on your own schedule, but you are far from alone. Dedicated instructors will provide you with the personalized instruction you need to be successful, as well as an Online Student Success Coach who will provide ongoing student services throughout your Health Services Administration training.

  • No Commute – save time & money by not having to travel to campus
  • Get Your Own Schedule – training to fit your life
  • Learn at Your Own Pace – schooling to fit your learning style

Building Your Career as a Medical Administration Professional

In addition to gaining the practical skills required to become a Health Services Administration professional, you’ll also receive career development guidance so you can make the most of your training and feel prepared to make the transition from student to working professional.

Is a Rewarding Career in Medical Administration Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Health Services Administration and exploring whether Valley College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call your nearest Valley College campus today.

Beckley: 304-362-6929
Cleveland: 216-453-8201
Martinsburg: 304-451-3172
Princeton: 304-579-8767
Online: 888-979-9579

Valley College online programs are administered through the Martinsburg campus.
Online programs at Valley College are currently not available to students from California.

*Associate’s Degree Program length when completed in normal time
**Bachelor of Science Degree Program length when completed in normal time.