Entrepreneurship & Small Business Certificate

Starting and running a business is challenging enough. Why do it the hard way?

Take care of your business with the Entrepreneurship & Small Business Certificate program. Learn the business essentials that will save you time and money… and help you make more money in the long run as a business owner.

This 9-month program is perfect for people who want to learn business essentials fast, so they can either start their own business or make their current business even more successful.

Build Your Business

Small businesses are the engine of the economy. They drive innovation… solve problems… and create jobs. And despite the challenges, the best entrepreneurs––through knowledge, skills and hard work––find ways to succeed.

Pivoting for the Unprecedented

This new certificate program includes specific, pandemic-related content, with the purpose of enabling current and future entrepreneurs to adapt and pivot quickly when circumstances change.

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Courses

Business Accounting
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing
Human Resources
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Consumer Behavior (elective - must take 1)
Business Law (elective - must take 1)
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in a Context of Crisis (elective - must take 1)

Careers in this field include

  • Small Business Owner
  • Restaurateur
  • Software / App Developer
  • Landscaper
  • Web Developer
  • Franchisee
  • Event Planner
  • Tradesperson

People who thrive in this field

  • Self-starter
  • Risk-taker
  • Adventurous
  • Bold
  • Leader
  • Creative
  • Hard-working
  • Problem-solver

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“If you’re a current business owner and want to get better at running your business, this program is for you. Future entrepreneurs––get the business background you need to succeed!”

– Benjamin Lipschutz, Interim Dean of Professional Studies

Medical Billing & Coding Certificate

Jobs in Medical Billing & Coding are expected to grow 11% through 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Medical Billing & Coding professionals (certified and non-certified) earn an average salary of $54,890, up 5.8% from last year’s average salary of $51,889. Medical coders without certification earn approximately $42,015 per year while certified professional coders on average earn $55,923 annually—33% more than their non-certified colleagues, according to the American Academy of Professional Coders. Ready to go? Apply today!

What Does a Medical Billing Coder Do?

  • Record and process patient data including treatment records, insurance information, bills and payments.
  • Set-up payment plans for patients.
  • Organize and verify patient records, bills and statements.
  • Code patients’ diagnoses and requests payment from insurance companies or individuals.

A New 9-Month Certificate Program

  • 18 Credits
  • 9 Months
  • Online classes
  • High-demand, healthcare career
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Courses

Medical Terminology and Pharmacology
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology I
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology II
Medical Insurance
Diagnostic Coding
Procedural Coding

Careers in this field include

  • Certified Medical Coder
  • Medical Billing & Coding Technician
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Dental Insurance Coder
  • Practice Coordinator

People who thrive in this field

  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer-friendly
  • Problem-solver
  • Good with numbers
  • Collaborative
  • Independent worker
  • Multi-tasker
  • Enjoys working with others

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“Medical coders play a key role in the success of both medical and dental practices. This new certificate program provides students the knowledge and skills they need to join this growing healthcare field.”

– Anne Bizup, Interim Dean of Health Sciences

Phlebotomy Technician

Thinking about changing careers? Are you good with people? Cool under pressure? Becoming a Phlebotomy Technician might be the career you’ve been looking for.

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In as little as nine months, you could be working in the healthcare field. Our 18-credit Phlebotomy Technician certificate program prepares you for this high-demand career.

Students who successfully complete the coursework will have the opportunity to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). CPT jobs are projected to grow by 25% through 2026.*

As a student in this program, you’ll learn how to perform blood collection… conduct CLIA-waived laboratory tests… verify patient identity… collect, store and process blood, urine and other specimens for laboratory testing… and much more.

The Phlebotomy Technician postsecondary certificate is part of the Medical Assisting associate degree. As a Phlebotomy Technician, you could work at a hospital, diagnostic laboratory, blood donor center or private medical office.

*Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm

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Courses

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology I & II
Medical Terminology and Pharmacology
Allied Health Procedures
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Laboratory

Careers in this field include

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • Certified Phlebotomist

People who thrive in this field

  • Caring
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Possess grace under pressure
  • People Person
  • Calm demeanor
  • Super-focused

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“Becoming a Phlebotomy Technician is a great way to enter the growing healthcare field.”

– Dr. Krista Wolfe, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Telehealth Certificate (non-credit)

Central Penn College’s five-week Telehealth Certificate course is completed 100% online and is affordable for healthcare practices, healthcare administrators and professionals who consult in the healthcare field.

Central Penn College has pledged to be a solutions provider in this time of national crisis. There has been a call to action for hospitals and clinical practitioners to accelerate telemedicine and telehealth services. To provide assistance and to help ensure these services are offered with sound and ethical practices in mind, we are launching a highly valuable, online Telehealth Certificate of Completion.  

Course Details

  • Fully online
  • Accelerated – five-week course
  • Non-degree and non-credit
  • Affordable – Now $500, all-inclusive
  • Taught by certified medical professionals

What you’ll learn

  • Delivering high-quality telehealth services to patients
  • Providing a high standard of care and customer service through virtual interactions
  • Protecting patient privacy in a digital environment
  • Understanding the legal and ethical dilemmas involved
  • Examining implications for scheduling, patient flow, follow-up, billing and documentation
  • Implementing best practices for telehealth services in your organization

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Telehealth Certificate of Completion

Careers in this field include

  • Medical professionals
  • Healthcare Administrators
  • Healthcare Consultants

People who thrive in this field

  • Compassionate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexible
  • Multi-tasker
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Organized

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“This course was designed to assist the medical community by educating ourselves on alternate ways to provide services to our patients. Patient safety and access to care are our number one priorities as medical professionals. Our hope is that this course will assist healthcare professionals to effectively and efficiently deliver telehealth services through the implementation of best practices.”
Krista Wolfe DPT, ATC

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