Patient Advocacy Certificate Program

This certificate program prepares students for the Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) certification examination while ensuring that students are fully informed about the scope of practice of the patient advocate.

Certification exams and credentialing are not associated or included with the University of Miami certificate programs. Graduates or participants of a University of Miami certificate program are independently responsible for certification requirements, costs, and fees and are encouraged to view the certification website and contact test administrators to find out exam details and logistics.

Quick Facts About the Program

The program is 16 weeks in length. The program has 4 starts a year. You can learn more on our enrollment page.

The program is offered in an online format.

The program cost is $1,500. The program cost does not include registration for the Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) certification examination. For more information about payment options available to you, please click here. 

More information about the BCPA, including dates and costs, can be found on their website.

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