Health Services Associate's Degree Programs

Health Services Associate’s Degree Programs

Career Options

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

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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.

  • Lincoln
  • Shelton
  • Somerville
  • Allentown
  • New Britain
  • Paramus
  • Moorestown
  • Iselin, NJ (Edison)
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician

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.
h3. 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.

Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

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

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.

  • Memphis
  • Mobile
  • Dallas
  • Nashville
  • Houston Southeast
  • Ft. Worth
  • Lafayette
  • Cleveland
  • Shreveport
  • Honolulu
  • Columbia
  • Houston North
  • Dental Assisting
  • Pharmacy Technician - Associate
  • Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)
  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) - Associate
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Massage Therapy
  • Clinical Medical Assisting

Cortiva Institute

Cortiva Institute doesn’t just teach. We engage, excite and inspire you.

Cortiva Institute is the country’s largest dedicated massage therapy and skin care school with 30 campuses in 13 states and a national reputation for excellence that sets the industry standard.

Students choose Cortiva Institute because we care about the same things you do: innovation, real-world experience, and promoting the highest standards in education and the industry. Our culture challenges students to grow, not only academically, but personally and professionally- by training to care for others, Cortiva Institute graduates become the best versions of themselves.

The full Cortiva Institute experience gives you the tools and confidence to succeed, from our holistic, hands-on curriculum, to expert faculty- all practicing specialists in their field- who guide you every step of the way.

Our programs balance science and artistry, so you’ll love what you’re learning, whether you hope to become a massage therapist, makeup artist or aspire to specialize in skin care. The support you’ll get, from teachers and peers alike, is the best motivation to follow your dreams.

Why choose the Cortiva Institute?

  • A diploma in as little as 7 1/2 months*
  • Convenient Day and Night classes that fit your life
  • Dynamic clinical internships built into each program
  • 1,000s of jobs available across the country
  • Support in finding a career that gives you joy
  • Accomplished instructors and faculty to guide your development
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify*

Thousands of New Job Opportunities Every Year

Cortiva’s National Career Services Department has developed a worldwide network of thousands of employers, which generates an average of more than 5,000 new job opportunities nationwide for Cortiva graduates each year.

Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Cortiva Institute cannot guarantee employment or salary. But our career services assistance starts when you are a student and does not stop even after you graduate. From your first job to your last in the industry – whether you need help tomorrow or ten years from now – we’re here to help you succeed.

The Cortiva Institute Illinois campuses are approved by IBHE. The Charlottesville campus is certified to operate by SCHEV.

*Programs and program length may vary by campus. Financial aid is not available for the 300-hour Skin Care Training Program at the Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale campuses or the Professional Skin Care Program and Makeup Artistry & Skin Care Program at the Tampa/St.Pete campus.

  • Seattle, WA
  • Federal Way, WA
  • King of Prussia, PA
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Aurora, CO
  • Chicago, IL
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • Wall, NJ
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Houston, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Arlington, TX
  • Westport, CT
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • York, PA
  • Orem, UT
  • Joliet, IL
  • Massage Therapy

PIMA Medical Institute

Find success with us at PIMA Medical Institute!

For 40 years, Pima Medical Institute has helped students change their lives, providing the training and education they need for careers in health care.

At Pima Medical Institute, we want you to succeed in the classroom and in your career. We are dedicated to providing you with quality education and hands-on experiences that help you become the type of medical professional who meets the expectations of today’s employers.
We offer certificate programs, associate degree programs and bachelor’s degree programs that fit your needs and your schedule. You can get the training you need to start your career in less than a year, earn your associate degree in less than two years, or take your career further by completing your bachelor’s degree.

You’ll take classes taught by instructors who worked in the fields they teach. You’ll get real-world experience before you graduate through externships at some of the local community’s most notable medical facilities.

When you graduate, you may find that your education, experience and professionalism will be preferred to those of your peers.

At Pima Medical Institute, your success is our success. We support you every step of the way, with financial aid available to those who qualify and career planning services to help you get the job you want

Programs vary by location.

Applicants for the Online Bachelor – Respiratory Therapy program must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have completed a total of 71 semester credits of specific coursework at the post-secondary level by an accredited institution. Applicants must also be Registered Respiratory Therapists.

Pima Medical Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools. For more information on accreditation, licensing, and approval information please visit:

  • Seattle
  • Colorado Springs
  • Las Vegas
  • San Marcos
  • Denver
  • Tucson
  • Phoenix
  • Mesa
  • Renton
  • East Valley
  • El Paso
  • Houston
  • Chula Vista
  • Certificate - Dental Assistant
  • Certificate - Veterinary Assistant
  • Associate - Veterinary Technician
  • Associate - Dental Hygiene
  • Associate - Radiography
  • Certificate - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Certificate - Medical Assistant
  • Certificate - Pharmacy Technician
  • Associate - Respiratory Therapy
  • Certificate - Sterile Processing Technician
  • Associate - Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Associate - Paramedic
  • Certificate - Patient Care Technician
  • Associate - Physical Therapy Assistant