Professional Development

Allied Healthcare Professional

What does a Allied Healthcare Professional do?

An Allied Healthcare Professional is a unifying term for any professional that works in a health services position. This program in particular focuses on health services positions including pharmacy technician, electronic health records specialist, billing and coding specialist, and medical office administration. At the end of the program, you’ll have the ability to choose from a wide range of positions that fit your career goals.

Where Can You Work?

Allied Health Professionals work in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, pharmacies, medical office buildings, and, in some cases, insurance companies.


33 Weeks


Training Materials Provided



Allied Healthcare Professional


Healthcare employment is projected to grow by 13% from 2021 to 2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means that over the next decade there will be nearly 2 million new positions available for those interested in healthcare.

Skills Learned

Upon completion of this training, you’ll be able to:

  • Comply with pharmacy laws, HIPAA/HITECH, CMS and other healthcare regulations
  • Appreciate how the use of EHR, practice management & pharmacy systems affect patient safety and reimbursement
  • Recognize ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers and how to utilize them for billing
  • Apply knowledge of pharmacology, medication order fill and inventory management in the pharmacy

Courses - 33 Weeks

Program Preview

Allied Healthcare Professional Job Possibilities

Pharmacy Technician


$19,000 – $49,000

Patient Services Representative


$24,000 – $48,000

EMR and EHR Assistant


$35,000 – $74,000

Certification Information


Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate helps you gain the skills to provide administrative support in a medical setting. Demonstrate your expertise in the field and become qualified for a number of administrative duties, as well as direct contact with patients in clinical settings.


Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

This certification ensures that you understand how to properly handle patient health records.


Certified Pharmacy Technician

This certification proves that you are prepared to work in a Pharmacy setting and be able to receive and process prescription orders from doctor’s offices and patients.


Medical Coder & Biller Certification

This certification proves that you are qualified to begin a career in medical coding and billing.

Issuing Authority

Payment Options

Credit Card

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option.


Short-term Loan

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds.

Program Comparison

Emerge Education
Community College
Program & Tuition Cost
$4,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
3–6 months
24–48 months
Schedule Flexibility
On-demand 24/7
Set class schedule
Travel Requirements
None: 100% online
On-campus classrooms
Student Support
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Career Coaching
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures

Meet Your Training Specialist

Lauren Holubec is your Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Lauren to learn more about the program and how to achieve your career goals. If you are a manager interested in group enrollment, please contact Lauren directly so she can assist you with the enrollment process.


How long does it take to become an Allied Healthcare Professional?

You will complete the courses in this program over 33 weeks, making students job-ready in 8 months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Do these courses count for college credit?

No, these courses do not count for college credit

Is the Allied Healthcare Professional certificate program online?

Yes, our training program is fully online and asynchronous.