Health Studies Certificate

Explore your potential in the growing field of health care

Learn about careers in health care, gain necessary health technology knowledge, and start earning your credentials. 

You'll learn how to track trends, develop your medical vocabulary for documentation, and learn the necessary computer skills needed for medical information work.  

We'll help you develop the critical thinking you'll need and how to communicate in the different formats used in health care delivery. 

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Association Health Unit Clerk Certification exam.

Health Administration A.S.
Program Type
Career Program,
1 Year

New Flexible Option

Start on the path to a high-paying, in-demand healthcare career on a flexible schedule that fits your life!  Complete this Health Studies Certificate in less than 1 year and enter the workforce or apply to a 2-year healthcare degree in Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, and many more.

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Where you'll go

Immediately start your career as a health unit coordinator, medical receptionist, or medical scribe, or transfer your credits into a two-year program at OCC. 

If you dream of being a nurse or a physical therapist assistant but need to work on your fundamental skills, this certificate will polish those up and get you ready for the next step. 

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Tap into a network of free support services that go far beyond the classroom.

Don't forget your financial aid!

You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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