Patient Access Representative

Certificate

The Patient Access Representative program prepares students for managing administrative tasks related to patient care. They register patients, verify insurance information, schedule appointments, and answer patient questions. They play a critical role in ensuring patients receive timely and efficient care.

700
Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

The Patient Access Representative program provides students who are interested in health information technology, but aren’t ready to commit to a degree program, the chance to explore opportunities in the career field while preparing for an entry-level position in healthcare.

A Quality Education

Students can work in entry-level clerical positions in the healthcare industry performing tasks such as data entry, patient registration, and utilizing electronic health records.

Get Involved

Students interested in the healthcare profession can join the Pre-Health student club.

Career Opportunities

Patient Registration Representative, Patient Navigator, Data Entry Clerk

COMPLETION TIME

5 Months

if Full Time

2 Semesters11 Total Credit Hours


What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.

ESTIMATED COST

$1,760

+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25


What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

20 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.


View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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How Do I Get Into the Patient Access Representative Program?

A successful patient access representative must have excellent communication skills and must be able to interact with patients in a friendly and professional manner.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.

What Can I Expect as a Patient Access Representative Program Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Admissions

Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm