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  • Professor Beck joined The American College in August 2013 and has since been the program champion for the Chartered Healthcare Consultant® (ChHC®) designation. In that role, he has consulted with major insurance companies and industry associations on the implications of the Affordable Care Act, and advocated for small business brokers before the U.S. House of Representatives. He is an attorney who most recently practiced law in Philadelphia and has worked for Sellers Dorsey, a national healthcare consulting firm. Previously, he was active in public policy as a staffer on two presidential campaigns and an aide to the governor of Louisiana. Beck has long been active in the disability rights community, including time at the Disability Rights Section of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, where he was responsible for investigating violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act in public accommodations. During law school, he was a legal intern with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, where he handled claims dealing with violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Professor Beck received a bachelor’s degree in political science from The George Washington University and a juris doctorate from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, where he was a Rubin Public Interest Scholar. In his spare time, he runs a non-profit athletic league and sits on various boards.
  • BS George Washington University
    JD Temple University
  • "Testimony of Professor Adam Beck to the Subcommittee on Health and Technology," September 18, 2014. Read more.
  • Adam instructs HS 345 Essentials of Healthcare Reform, HS 346 The Healthcare Consultant, FP 77 Introduction to Healthcare Reform, and HS 351 Health and Long-Term Care for Seniors. 
Programs of Study
Centers of

Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)