Online Certificate

Health Unit Coordinator

Elevate your healthcare career with our Health Unit Coordinator Certificate. Learn the art of coordinating patient care in healthcare facilities, ensuring smooth operations and excellent patient experiences.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Health Unit Coordinator Certificate

Course length

18 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The Health Unit Coordinator Certificate program provides essential training for individuals aspiring to play a critical role in healthcare settings. You’ll learn organizational and administrative skills specific to healthcare units, including patient admissions, record-keeping and communication. This program covers medical terminology, healthcare software and patient interaction techniques. Once certified, you’ll be prepared to work as a Health Unit Coordinator, ensuring the efficient operation of healthcare units by facilitating communication among healthcare professionals, patients and families. Get ready for your fulfilling career at the heart of healthcare coordination and administration.

Regional Data (Ohio)

An early-career health unit coordinator working in Ohio could make as much as $61,860 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Health Unit Coordinator


Medical Office Assistant


Medical Admissions Coordinator


Healthcare Administrative Assistant


Patient Services Coordinator

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Do you have a keen interest in healthcare and an innate drive to help others?
  • Circle icon Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Circle icon Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a healthcare environment?
  • Circle icon Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Circle icon Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals excite you?
  • Circle icon Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with data, managing records or handling administrative tasks?