Healthcare Administration Associate Degree Program
Upon completion of a diploma program, students are eligible to enroll in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. Diploma programs are designed to help students begin work in their chosen field. Our AAS programs go beyond by allowing students to develop general education skill sets (in areas such as English, History and Math) and complete an advanced level of course work in their chosen field. As long as they have completed a diploma program or a specific number of credit hours from a related concentration, students may begin an AAS program anytime, even at night while they work. All of our AAS completion programs are 100% online.
What is Healthcare Administration AAS?
An Associates of Applied Science (AAS) in Healthcare Administration is designed to help students prepare for entry into administrative positions within the health or medical field. This program is designed for individuals who have already completed some coursework in a Healthcare concentration or are graduates of related programs. In AAS programs, students will not only learn basic office, technical and professional skills but also attend lectures devoted to healthcare-specific topics such as healthcare management, healthcare best practices and medical ethics. At Stautzenberger College, the Healthcare Administration AAS program can be completed in as little as 7 months in a fully online format.
The Healthcare Administration AAS program is an associates degree program that is fully online and allows those with a healthcare-related diploma to continue to hone their skills. The Stautzenberger Heathcare Administration Associates Degree is designed for people who already have 54 credit hours in a heathcare-related concentration.
What Career Options are Available in Healthcare Administration?
Individuals with a Healthcare Administration AAS degree, have the opportunity to work in a number of settings and in a number of roles. Some job titles a person with a Healthcare Administration degree may pursue include:
- Accounts Payable
- Billing Specialist
- Medical Assistant
- Nurse Assistant
- Patient Services Coordinator
- And many more!
Healthcare occupations are expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. This projected growth is primarily due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare services. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job titles in Ohio such as Medical Assistants are expected to increase more than 20% between 2016 and 2026.1
How do I Start a Healthcare Administration AAS Program?
One of the best ways to start a healthcare career is by obtaining your Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Healthcare Administration. At Stautzenberger College, our fully online program includes fundamental coursework in healthcare management, best practices and diversity issues facing today’s healthcare professional. Additionally, this program will provide students with an opportunity to explore current social media and its use in a professional setting to improve your understanding of digital communication strategies applicable to the profession. General courses in oral and written communication and ethics are also included to help round out your professional abilities and provide you with the skills that employers want. As a part of the Stautzenberger Heathcare Administration Associates Degree, you will complete a foundational grouping of General Education courses in:
· Oral and Written Communication
· College Math
· Critical Reading and Thinking
· History of American Government
· Introduction to Psychology
· Life Science
You will also expand your heathcare foundation with more realated courses in a variety of heathcare topics.
Why Choose Our College?
For over 90 years, Stautzenberger College has provided training for companies to grow and for people to advance in their respective careers. We take a streamlined approach to education. Our curricula help students develop a particular skill set and knowledge base for a career rather than receive only a general education. We train you for jobs that employers tell us are truly needed in your community.
We offer affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools. That means you’ll get plenty of one-on-one attention, unlike a big school. You’ll learn from highly-qualified and caring instructors, who have real-world experience in their field. Most programs have classes that are highly hands-on so you can get a feel for what you’re learning. Some programs also offer an externship off-campus at a local employer where you’ll put your skills to work.
We offer on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that could provide you with more opportunities for jobs with room for growth.
We know it's all about a job. Our career services team has done the networking for you with numerous local employers. Prior to graduation, we could help find the perfect job for you. Employers have consistently placed confidence in our graduates' abilities.
All of us here at Stautzenberger College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We are here to prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.
Financial Aid available to those who qualify.
Program length – 7 months
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100% of the program is online
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This program includes courses in healthcare management, best practices and diversity issues facing today’s healthcare professional. A course in digital communication strategies provides students with an opportunity to explore current social media and its use in a professional setting. General courses in oral and written communication and ethics are also included to help round out your professional abilities – the skills employers want.
Healthcare is experiencing exceptional growth and graduates of this program could be well prepared to take advantage of a variety of entry-level medical job opportunities, such as medical office administrative assistant or medical secretary.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job titles in Ohio such as Medical Assistants are expected to increase more than 20% between 2016 and 2026.1
1onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9092.00, retrieved 4/14/2020