Associate of Science Programs in Health Care

Many people choose to obtain an Associate of Science as a method of broadening their career opportunities and enhancing their earning potential. Often, credits earned during an Associate of Science program are transferred to a four-year college or university and used toward the procurement of a bachelor’s degree. Just what is an Associate of Science in Health Care? This program is typically… Read more

Many people choose to obtain an Associate of Science as a method of broadening their career opportunities and enhancing their earning potential. Often, credits earned during an Associate of Science program are transferred to a four-year college or university and used toward the procurement of a bachelor’s degree.

Just what is an Associate of Science in Health Care? This program is typically intended for those either looking to establish entry-level careers within the burgeoning health care field or those considering a transfer to a four-year college or university. Common areas of study include biology, chemistry, pharmacology, phlebotomy and health sciences, among others, while some programs focus more on a particular facet of the health care system, such as pediatric health or sonography.

Many graduates of health care associate degree programs find that they are more employable after securing the academic distinction than they were prior. Many people also see their earnings rise considerably after earning the Associate of Science in Health Care.

Because of strong variation among program tuition costs due to factors like where a course is offered and how popular it is, prospective students should connect directly with the admissions office of each school they are considering for up-to-date tuition rates.

Those who effectively earn an Associate of Science in Health Care are generally prepared for a variety of entry-level positions within the health care industry. Many go on to find gainful employment as medical assistants, medical billing professionals, nursing assistants or pharmacy technicians. Others find work as sonographers, X-ray technicians, occupational therapy assistants or medical equipment repair technicians. Others yet choose to return to school and work toward a Bachelor of Science in Health Care or a related discipline.

Many health care programs are offered online by schools around the globe, and our database is a great starting point for obtaining more information about specific courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Glendale Community College
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Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

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Associate of Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, USA

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Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Santa Fe College
Gainesville, USA

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Associate of Science
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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