Health Services Associate's Degree Programs

Health Services Associate’s Degree Programs

Career Options

  • Licenced Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Medical Technician

Expected Salary

$31,980

Job Growth

26%

These projections are estimates based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

An associate’s degree in Health Services provides a curriculum to students that prepares them to manage health care services, including processing insurance claims, billing, and keeping medical records. The associate’s degree gives students the opportunity to learn administrative skills that are essential within the health services industry. Technology and business concepts are also integral in the curriculum.

There are certain core courses that are necessary for a degree in the Health Services field such as medical terms, coding and record keeping. The curriculum also is comprised of insurance billing, policy of health care, and health care law. There are business classes such as finance, accounting, and health care management, as well. There are other elective courses that are not within the core curriculum that might include foreign languages, communications and general liberal arts courses.

To be an effective health services administrator, you must learn the following skills:

  • Processing of Insurance Claims
  • Health care administrative duties
  • Medical Terminology
  • Maintenance of patient files
  • Medical coding and billing

An associate’s degree in health services gives students the chance to learn about health services technology and general business courses. Students will learn about assisting health care organizations to communicate with patients, in addition to governmental agencies endemic to the health care industry.

Health Services Associate’s Degree Programs Enrolling Now

Lincoln Tech

Since 1946, Lincoln Tech has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. Our in-depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.

What sets Lincoln Tech apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities – that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, Diploma and Associate degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.

But our strengths go beyond that. Our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.

When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition – and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Tech offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and Career Placement assistance is available upon graduation.

Campus
  • Shelton
  • Somerville
  • Lincoln
  • Allentown
  • Iselin, NJ (Edison)
Programs
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Massage Therapy

Keiser University

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success. Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel. Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs.

Keiser University Advantage

  • Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs
  • Day, Evening, and Online Classes
  • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
  • Job Placement Assistance Available
  • Military-friendly, scholarships for qualified active duty personnel, Veterans, and dependants. Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training

Programs and delivery format vary by campus. Courses are subject to change.

Keiser University’s programs and curriculum remain in-line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today’s job market. Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think.

Campus
  • Miami
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • Sarasota
  • Lakeland
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Daytona Beach
  • Ft. Myers
  • Melbourne
  • Orlando
  • Jacksonville
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Tampa
  • New Port Richey
  • Clearwater
  • West Palm Beach
Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Health Services Administration (Online Only)
  • Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Management
  • Associate of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding (Online)
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Science in Massage Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Histotechnology
  • Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

American Career College

ACC’s faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. Our faculty members draw upon their own experiences in the healthcare industry to provide our students with in-depth training and education. All programs are a blend of classroom and hands-on training, with many programs ending with an externship in a local healthcare facility.

American Career College also works closely with students beyond the classroom. The Student Services department offers new student orientations, student appreciation days, and advising/tutoring assistance for those who are interested. While in school and after graduation, the career services department offers programs for networking, resume writing, interviewing and other job search help.

Accreditation Information.

Programs vary by campus. Program lengths vary by session and schedule. Financial aid available to those who qualify. ACC cannot guarantee employment. American Career College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

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Campus
  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
  • Orange County
Programs
  • Optical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Surgical Technology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Assistant
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Respiratory Therapy

Remington College

At Remington College, we offer a variety of educational programs.

While no reputable school can guarantee employment after graduation, our programs are designed with an emphasis on helping students to prepare for entry-level employment in various career fields.

This combination of traditional teaching methods along with practical classroom experience provides an opportunity for students to apply and practice their knowledge and skills.

Not sure which program is right for you? Remington College understands that choosing a career path can be stressful for some students. That’s why we have admissions staff available to students in order to help them find an area of study that is right for them.

Some programs that may be available in your area:

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Medical Assisting
  • Cosmetology
  • Pharmacy Technician

Why choose Remington College?

  • Small class sizes
  • Day or evening classes available in select programs
  • Career focused educational programs
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify

Simply fill out the form to receive more information about Remington College.

Campus
  • Cleveland
  • Shreveport
  • Ft. Worth
  • Houston Southeast
  • Houston North
  • Memphis
  • Columbia
  • Nashville
  • Little Rock
  • Dallas
  • Lafayette
  • Mobile
Programs
  • Medical Assisting-AS
  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) - AS
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Assisting
  • Pharmacy Technician - Associate
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Dental Hygiene

Elmira Business Institute

Take the fast track to your future at Elmira Business Institute!

Learn how you can get the training you need to begin a rewarding career in a field of high-demand. Complete and submit the form and one of our Admissions Representatives will be in touch soon to tell you more.

Advantages offered by Elmira Business Institute include:

  • Financial aid available for those who qualify
  • Accelerated, career-centered training in a wide range of industries
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Tuition planning
  • Lifetime career assistance
  • Two convenient campus locations

Certificate Degrees

  • Financial Services
  • General Business
  • General Office Assistant
  • Human Resources
  • Small Business Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Office Assistant

Associate Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Office Technologies
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist

EBI holds Accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
EBI is proud to support our country’s veterans and has been approved for veterans benefits.

Campus
  • Vestal
Programs
  • Certificate - Medical Billing and Coding
  • Associate - Medical Office Technologies
  • Associate - Medical Billing and Reimbursement