Spring on the York College campus

Certificate Programs

Professional development certificate programs designed to serve your non-credit educational needs and interests.
  • Clinical Medical Assistant

    Clinical Medical Assistant

    This course trains students to assist physicians in clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Learn to prepare patients, perform routine laboratory procedures and diagnostic testing. Students will review phlebotomy, pharmacology, proper administration of medications, and documenting vital signs. They will also learn workplace behaviors, ethics, and legal facets of working in a medical office. 

    Fee: $2,599

    This course covers the following key areas and topics:

    • History and background of the profession
    • Interpersonal skills, medical ethics, and basic medical law
    • Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments
    • Medical terminology
    • Basics of insurance billing and coding
    • Medical records management and management of practice finances
    • HIPAA review
    • Medical accounting
    • Legal and ethical issues, fraud abuse, compliance
    • Technology in the healthcare environment
  • Government Contracting

    Government Contracting

    Our courses are geared towards anyone who is considering getting into government contracting, those already in the business, and those who are closing out a project. 

    Scheduled by request
    Fee: See brochure

    Course Series

    • Registering for Business with the U.S. Government
    • and Addressing Specific Topical Requests by Students
    • Regulations Covering U.S. Government Contracting
    • Serious and Costly Mistakes by Contractors;
    • Recovery of Additional Costs/Profits by Contractors (FAR)
    • Review of Course Material and Successful Contract Closeout
  • Nursing Home Administration

    Nursing Home Administration (16 modules)

    This 16-module program is required to become an administrator in a long-term living facility.

    Spring 2017 session:

    February 10 - April 1, 2017  

    Fridays and Saturdays;  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    $130 per module or $2,000 for all 16 modules if you register and pay prior to the first day of class.

    Test Preparation

    April 21 - April 22, 2017  

    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    $350 (Discount Available)

    For those person planning to take the State/Federal Nursing Home Administration examination. This two-day course provides the key elements of the five disciplines that make up the examinations.

    • Do you have to be registered for the examinations to take the review course? No.
    • What is the success rate for course participants? Above 80%.
  • Dental Assisting

    Dental Assisting

    This 60-hour program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare positions - Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in professional skills required to function as an assistant in dental practice. 

    Spring 2017 session:

    March 13 - May 8 

    Mondays and Wednesdays; 6 - 9:30 p.m.

    $1,199, which covers course materials and the textbook. 

  • Forensic Science

    Forensic Science

    Forensic Science is a blend of science and criminal testimony, having science help explain the evidence in criminal cases.  

    This course will include hands-on activities and discussions/lectures/reviews of sample and/or actual cases and a wealth of information pertaining to the "art" of Forensic Science. Print the 2017 Forensic Science brochure for additional details, including a registration form.

    Fees: $49

    Spring 2017 Session


    March 14, 21, 28

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Contact Us
Community Education
Center for Community Engagement, 59 E. Market Street
Phone: 717.815.1451
8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday (During semester)