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Online Health Care Associate Degrees & Courses

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Health care professionals are all around us--in dentists' offices, hospitals, assisted care facilities, private homes, and more. And if there's one thing they all have in common, it's that they have made a life's work out of helping others.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, consider a health associate's degree to get yourself on a new or enhanced career path.

Launching Your Career with an Associate's Health Degree

Associate's degrees are standard for many occupations, such as dental hygienists and radiologic technologists. Many of these programs are offered through an online education. By building your education online, you can gain entry to fields such as:

  • Dental hygiene
  • Health care administration
  • Health science
  • Radiation therapy
  • Veterinary technology

Health Degree: A Good Career Move

If you're a healthcare professional looking to expand your skills, consider taking a course online to amplify your career options. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care field should continue to see significant growth across numerous careers into the future--making education more important than ever. With 7 of the 20 fastest careers in the health care field, it only makes sense to enroll in an online education program today.

  • Jobs added between 2008 and 2018: 3.2 million
  • Top-paying health care professions: $225,390 for surgeons, $220,100 for anesthesiologists
  • Time physicians devote to medical school: minimum of eight years
  • Fastest-entry health care careers: nursing aides, home health aides
  • Largest employer: 40 percent of all health care workers were employed in hospitals in 2008

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010)

Online Health Care Associate Degrees & Courses

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            UEI College , Huntington Park
            • Medical Assistant Technician program covers medical office procedures, injections & vital signs, electrocardiography & diagnostic imaging, and more.
            • Helps students prepare for opportunities to work as Doctor's Assistants, Medical Office Assistants, Opthalmic Technicians, and more.
            • Day, evening, and weekend programs are available to help students fit classes around their schedule.
            • More than 25 years of experience providing career-focused programs.
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            • A part of the Select Education Group (SEG).
            • Offers several scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students who qualify.
            • California campuses accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, and accreditation for the Salem campus from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.
            • 4 Campuses located in Clovis, Modesto and Redding in California, and Salem in Oregon.
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            Platt College , Alhambra
            • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
            • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
            • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
            • 3 campuses in Southern California.
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            • Offers programs in nursing, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, dental assisting, and more.
            • Six Campuses across Northern CA: Fremont, San Jose, Sacramento, S. San Francisco, Hayward, and Concord.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, with programmatic approvals from the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the Board of Registered Nursing.
            • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with an A+ rating since 2010.
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            About Brightwood College

            Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

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            Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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            • Offers medical and cosmetic programs, including dental assisting, massage therapy, cosmetology, esthetics, and more.
            • Features a public salon and spa where students may get real-world experience.
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            • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
            • 2 separate Vacaville campuses, one is for medical careers and the other is the beauty academy.
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            • Offers several scholarship opportunities for students who qualify.
            • Laptop computers are issued to each student at the beginning of their program.
            • Provides programs in health care, business, information technology, and graphic arts.
            • Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
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            • Offers career placement assistance services to recent graduates.
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            • Programs include Medical Office Specialist, Medical Assistant, Dental Lab Technician, and Healthcare Administration.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
            • Main campus is located in Van Nuys, California, north of Los Angeles.
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            • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
            • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
            • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
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            • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
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            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
            • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
            • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
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