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Top Online Healthcare Degree Programs

Healthcare degrees and healthcare certificates encompass a variety of related disciplines: healthcare administration, family medicine, nursing, physical therapy and many others. Almost all traditional universities offer healthcare programs, and there are also many online healthcare degrees available.

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Harris School of Business

Seacoast Career Schools

Branford Hall Career Institute

American College for Medical Careers

The Salter School

Grand Canyon University

University of San Francisco

Adelphi University

Maryville University

University of Southern California

Walden University

DeVry University

University of Cincinnati

New England College

Ohio University

Southern New Hampshire University

Mount St. Mary's Online

Widener University

Quinnipiac University Online

Rasmussen College

Capella University

Antioch University

University of Florida

Brandeis University Graduate Professional Studies

University College

Lubbock Christian University

Brandman University

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Benedictine University

Loyola University New Orleans

Utica College

University of Saint Mary

Concordia University Nebraska

Sacred Heart University

Saint Joseph’s University

St. Francis University

Saint Xavier University

Creighton University

Our Lady of the Lake University

Western Governors University

Kaplan University

Jacksonville University Online

Valparaiso University

Villanova University Online

University of California San Francisco

University of South Florida

George Washington University

University of Phoenix

Northcentral University

Florida Tech University Online

In-Demand Healthcare Degrees and Healthcare Career Training

Online healthcare programs are becoming increasingly popular because they allow working adults to keep their jobs while taking healthcare courses. For example, you can pursue your healthcare management degree online in the evening while continuing to work during the day – perhaps in a related field such as nursing. Healthcare degrees are almost always a valuable investment in any case; the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that healthcare careers are among the fastest-growing in the world, and such high demand means these jobs should stay largely recession-proof for the foreseeable future.

Whether you are simply taking healthcare courses to earn a certificate or pursuing a healthcare administration degree program that will take many years to complete, a healthcare education can bring you higher pay and opportunities for more rewarding work. Some of the more common healthcare degrees – and the careers they might lead you to – include:

  • Associate of Science (AS) in Nursing – You can earn your AS in Nursing with two years of full-time coursework. This degree qualifies you to sit for the NCLEX-RN and, if you pass, apply for licensure as a registered nurse. RNs with an AS in Nursing typically acquire entry-level positions in doctor’s offices, hospitals, and nursing homes.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Healthcare Management – This is a four-year degree for those who want to manage healthcare services rather than be involved in clinical healthcare. A BS in Healthcare Management prepares you for jobs that deal with the administration and business challenges associated with the field, such as public relations and staff management.
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) – The MD professional degree generally requires four years of postgraduate coursework to complete, and is often followed by several more years of study, internship, and residency to attain a specialty. This degree is required to legally practice medicine, and graduates must also pass the USMLE.