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Health Care Associate's Degrees

An associate’s degree in health care will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in this field. Online degree programs will likely focus on the areas of healthcare administration, medical assisting, medical billing and coding, or health information technology. An associate’s degree in health care will typically require a minimum of sixty credits that may include courses in the basic math and sciences as well as patient care and safety.

 

An associate’s degree in health care is right for you if you are seeking to start a career in the medical industry in a relatively short period of time. Research the education requirements for specific health care field careers at our health care career center page.

 

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for those in the health care field will increase at a faster rate than any other industry. There is expected to be a twenty-two percent increase in the number of employment opportunities over the next decade. Those with associate’s degrees can expect to work in hospitals, medical offices, and laboratories.



Health Care Schools

      
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  • Walden University

    Earn a respected bachelor's degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. online at Walden University.
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    • B.S. in Health Studies - Health Management
    • B.S. in Health Studies - Health Communication
    • B.S. in Health Studies - Self-Designed
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  • ITT Technical Institute

    Are you interested in pursuing a high-tech career? Getting an education from ITT Tech is a great place to start!
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    • AS - Medical Assisting and Administration

    Location: Online

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  • Kaplan University

    Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

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    • BS in Health and Wellness
    • BS in Health Science
    • BS in Health Care Administration
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    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale: 6301 Kaplan University Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • Baker College Online

    Earn a Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master's or Doctorate for less at Baker College Online.
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    • Bachelor of Health Services Administration
    Location:
    Willis: 4500 Enterprise Dr. Allen Park,, Willis MI 48191
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  • University of Management and Technology

    University of Management & Technology

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    • Bachelor of Health Administration

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  • University College

    Gain the skills you need to make a difference in the world at University College.

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    • AS Health Sciences
    • Pre-Nursing Health Science Certificate
    Location:
    Azusa: 901 E Alosta Ave,, Azusa CA 91702
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  • Keiser University

    For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

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    Programs

    • Medical Assisting, AS (Online)
    • Medical Administrative Billing and Coding, AS (Online)
    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale: , Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • South University, Online Programs

    Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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    • Allied Health Science (AS)
    • Health Sciences (BS)
    • Healthcare Management (BS)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Ultimate Medical Academy Online

    Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

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    • A.S. - Medical Billing & Coding
    • A.S. - Healthcare Management
    • A.S. - Health & Human Services
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  • Liberty University

    Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

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    • Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences
    • CERT: Healthcare Management
    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd, , Lynchburg VA 24515
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