Healthcare workers are a valued part of our society, and educating them to the best of our ability is important. Sometimes we do not always have time to go to a regular, everyday university, but pursuing an education should not be canceled because of that. Receiving an online degree may be your best option if this is the case!
Listed below are five online institutions where you can continue your education and become a valued member of the Healthcare industry.
1. University of Phoenix
The University of Phoenix offers many different Healthcare degrees. If you are interested in administration then this is an especially good place to check out. You can work with medical records, pharmacy, health management, nursing, emergency systems, and more. If you want to achieve it, the University of Phoenix has an online degree for it.
Cost: $550 per course
Electronic fee: $90
2. DeVry University
If you are looking to delve even more into the business aspect of Healthcare, then earning your degree at DeVry University might be a good choice. Degrees in Healthcare Services Management, Health Information Technology, and more can be chosen from. They offer the most “in demand specialties” at their college of health sciences.
Cost: $220-$520 per course (textbook/supplies for online students)
Application fee: $50
3. American InterContinental University
Another online option for continuing education would be American InterContinental University. Online degrees in Healthcare Administration, Medical Coding and Billing, Business Adminitration in Healthcare Management, etc. are available. This university seems to be very career-focused and easy with programs online, in Atlanta, Houston, London, Los Angeles, South Florida, etc.
Cost: Tuition is anywhere from $23,000-$32,000 total
4. Kaplan University
Kaplan University is another online education opportunity to look into. Online degrees in Health Information Technology, Medical Office Management, Medical Transcription, and more are offered. The School of Health Sciences seems to be very up and coming at Kaplan. A lot is available to look into, and their website is user-friendly.
Cost: $371 per quarter credit hour
5. Walden University Online
Walden University is a well advertised way to receive your online certificate in Healthcare. Health Studies at this online University include: Disaster and Emergency Management, Health and Cultural Diversity, Health Communication, etc. It seems like a lot of variety is available here.
Cost: Ranges depending on what you are focusing on (very specific)
Admissions fee: $50
*Note: All of this information was collected off of the universities’ online websites. Costs tended to be very different and unique. Degrees ranging from an Associates to a PhD are available depending on what university you are interested in getting an online certificate in healthcare from.