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Certificate

Medical Billing & Coding Certificate

Medical Billing & Coding Certificate (MED BC CERT)

24 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 24 CREDITS  • MED BC CERT

The program prepares students to become skilled at entry-level coding throughout the healthcare industry with an emphasis on coding clinical information for reimbursement and research. Students will also be prepared for billing allowable reimbursement for medical services rendered.


The Certificate provides a quick entry level point into the Health information career field as a biller or coder and students can choose to expand into CAHIIM accredited programs including the associates, bachelors or master’s degree, advancing that pathway with Davenport University.


This short term certification leads directly to 4 healthcare industry credentials (AHIMA’s CCA, CCS, and CCS-P or AAPC’s CPC).

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Medical Assisting Certificate

Medical Assisting Certificate (MED ASST CERT)

33 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 33 CREDITS  • MED ASST CERT

The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Students are prepared in the basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices, and medical office procedures. Upon completion of course work and the practicum, students are eligible to take the certification exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) and/or the American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA). The program follows the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) curriculum guidelines and the needs of communities of interest including a focus on soft skills.

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Cyber Defense Certificate

Cyber Defense Certificate (CYBRDEF CERT)

24 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 24 CREDITS  • CYBRDEF CERT

The Cyber Defense certificate is designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and strategies required to monitor and administer cyber defense applications and systems within an organization’s cybersecurity infrastructure.  Students will investigate computer operating systems, data communications and networking, and digital forensics techniques.

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Financial Skills Certificate

Financial Skills Certificate (FIN SKL CERT)

22 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 22 CREDITS  • FIN SKL CERT

This certificate generally introduces how to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises.  Specifically, individuals will evaluate the time value of money for investments and capital budgeting decisions, as well as evaluate financial statements of a corporation using trend analysis, and industry comparisons.  The certificate will provide a general sense of the principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, as well as budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management.

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Business Principles Certificate

Business Principles Certificate (BUS PRN CERT)

18 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 18 CREDITS  • BUS PRN CERT

This certificate focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), and business organization. The program prepares individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings to analyze business problems.

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Accounting Skills Certificate

Accounting Skills Certificate (ACC SKL CERT)

20 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 20 CREDITS  • ACC SKL CERT

This certificate provides a general understanding of the role of accounting and accounting principles in business.  Focus is placed on analyzing and recording business events following the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Instruction includes accounting principles, as well as financial, managerial, and cost accounting.  In addition, budget control, legal aspects of accounting, and professional standards and ethics are reviewed for for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Networking Technology Certificate

Networking Technology Certificate (NETWTEC CERT)

21 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 21 CREDITS  • NETWTEC CERT

The certificate in Networking Technology is designed to prepare individuals to provide plan end-user support, application management, support ticket triage, and remote user support capabilities.  Students will acquire the technical knowledge, skills, and strategies required to install, administer, and maintain computers and network systems. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of the following certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Server+, LPIC-1 Linux Administrator, as well as those of a LPIC-2 Linux Engineer.

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Computer Information Systems Certificate

Computer Information Systems Certificate (CMPINFO CERT)

18 Credits

CERTIFICATE • 18 CREDITS  • CMPINFO CERT

The certificate in Computer Information Systems is designed to instruct individuals how to develop programs using object-oriented techniques.  Students will learn the fundamentals of security, object-oriented programming, database management systems, and operating systems for use in supporting business objectives.  Completion of this certificate will prepare graduates for industry certifications such as Programming in C# 70-483, Programming in HTML with JavaScript 70-480, and as an Oracle Certified Java SE7 Programmer.

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