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Healthcare Schools and Programs

Is One Degree or Program the Route to a Healthcare Career?

You may think a job in health care requires years of medical school and training, but that may not be true. Yes, if you want to perform brain surgery, then you may have more than ten years of training ahead of you. But, many of the healthcare specialties may only require a certificate or associate’s degree. These may include registered nursing and dental hygiene. Home health aides receive on-the-job training; while licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses may have to complete one-year training programs. Physician assistants may need a master's degree.

HealthCare Career Overview and Outlook

If you're looking for a career in healthcare. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts 26 percent overall employment growth in the field from 2010-2020. That's 711,900 new jobs.

Potential Salary in a Healthcare Career

Since the health care field large, salaries within the industry may vary widely. Registered nurses earn $64,690, while physician assistants enjoyed a median wage of $86,410.

Healthcare Career Options

The health care industry may include social workers to medical billing clerks, physical therapists, and paramedics. You might work at a hospital, physician's office, or patients' homes. No matter your interests, with such a range of opportunities, you may find the healthcare job for you.

Nursing and Health Care Schools

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Allied Health Institute - Online

Allied Health Institute is a post-secondary vocational school offering a variety of Diploma and Associate Degree programs in the field of Allied Health. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

Programs Offered:
Medical Assistant
Medical Assisting

Arizona College of Allied Health - Glendale

Give your career a boost with Arizona College of Allied Health.

Programs Offered:
Medical Assisting

California College San Diego

California College San Diego delivers career programs in Technology, Business and Healthcare.

Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (Online)
Associate of Occupational Studies in Medical Specialties
Bachelor of Science Completion in Health Science (Online)
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration with Biomedical Clinical Specialties Emphasis

Advantage Career Institute Inc. - Eatontown

Earn your certificate and start on the path to a new career with Advantage Career Institute.

Programs Offered:
MEDICAL ASSISTANT WITH PHLEBOTOMY & EKG

Grantham University - Online

Earn your degree online, at the times and places that best fit your schedule.

Programs Offered:
BS Health Systems Management
MS - Health Systems Management
MHA - Master of Healthcare Administration

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