AAPC - Advancing the Business of Healthcare

Credentialing Specialist

Enroll now for just $99 ($149 for non-members).

Our online Credentialing Specialist course introduces the processes and duties associated with credentialing providers with payers. Students will learn the end-to-end credentialing process of all providers for payers including the application process and tracking processes for maintaining the credentialing over time.

Education and experience requirements


Continuing education units (CEUs)

Approval for 4 CEUs upon successful course completion.

Required books

Introduction to Credentialing (PDF; included with course)

Course format

This is an online self-paced instruction course. You get the flexibility to complete the course on your own time, at your own pace with on-demand training. Get the help you need from the certified coaching team at any point in your training via email.

Certificate of completion

Certificate issued upon completion with a 70% passing score.

Who should take this course?

This course is valuable for anyone interested in the field of credentialing or anyone wanting to expand their knowledge in the provider credentialing cycle.

Course objectives

  • Understand the end-to-end credentialing process for providers

  • Identify documentation required from clinicians for credentialing applications

  • Understand the credentialing and re-credentialing process

Course content

  • Introduction to the credentialing process

  • Credentialing application, completion, and follow-through

  • Organizing and tracking provider credentials and contracts

  • Final assessment exam

Course terms and conditions

By purchasing any online course and other items, I certify that I have read and agree to the online course terms and conditions and the refund policy.

Date of purchase is considered your course start date, additional time will be given for processing of your order. After your order is processed, you will receive further email instruction for course access.

This online course must be completed within a 1-year period or less from date of purchase. Additional time extensions may be purchased for a monthly fee. Date of purchase is considered your course start date. After your order is processed you will receive further email instruction on course access.

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