The certificate program includes online coursework covering Health Unit Coordinator procedures and communication skills (about 85% of the program), as well as unpaid, on-site clinical observation at an area healthcare organization.
The Health Unit Coordinator program meets the standards of education as published by the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators. The program qualifies students to take the national certification exam for Health Unit Coordinators.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Perform Health Unit Coordinator duties in a variety of setting, such as hospitals, community health care centers, physician's offices and clinics, long term care facilities, and fitness centers
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Unit Clerk
- Unit Secretary
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Strong Transfer History
- The Health Unit Coordinator Certificate can be used as part of a pathway to an associate's degree in Health Sciences Technology
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- This program does not offer co-op
Effective 2020-2021 academic year
Health Unit Coordinator Certificate (UMCR)
Program Prerequisites: ENG 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing or appropriate placement test score, IM 105 Keyboarding Skills or appropriate keyboarding score.
|MCH 104||Comprehensive Medical Terminology *||3||0||3|
|MCH 110||Orientation to Health Records||3||0||3|
|MCH 120||Health Unit Coordinator Training||3||2||4|
May take MCH 101 Medical Terminology 1 and MCH 102 Medical Terminology 2 (minimum grade C for both) in place of MCH 104.
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Jennifer Boles, MSN, RN