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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.



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  • ITT Technical Institute

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    • AS - Medical Assisting and Administration

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  • Stratford Career Institute

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    • Medical Transcriptionist
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  • Penn Foster Schools

    Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
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    • Medical Transcriptionist
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    Scranton: , Scranton PA 18515
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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)
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    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Keiser University

    For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education.
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    Fort Lauderdale: , Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • Capella University

    Capella provides a flexible online learning environment designed for working adults who want to advance in their profession.

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    • BSN - RN-to-BSN/MSN Combined Option (CCNE-accredited)
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    Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

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    • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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    New Brunswick: 57 U.S. 1,, New Brunswick NJ 08901
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