Health Services Associate’s Degree Programs | 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
  • Somerville
  • New Britain
  • Shelton
Programs
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Patient Care Technician

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

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

Platt College

Find out where the future can take you with an outstanding college education. At Platt College, you’ll find the career-specific programs and training for the careers you really want. Come explore a variety of career paths that fit your lifestyle in a positive learning environment that combines real-world experience with small, private college instruction. Classes are conveniently scheduled during morning or evening hours to work around outside employment commitments. For working adults, Platt’s curriculum offers a way to continue earning a living while studying for a new career.

Campus
  • Riverside
  • Anaheim
  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
Programs
  • Associate of Science; Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
  • Certificate - Hemodialysis Technician
  • Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician
  • Associate of Science in Health and Fitness Training
  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Vocational Nursing (LVN)

College of Health Care Professions

Change your career! Change your life!

The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

Our programs are focused and centered on empowering you with the skills you need to enter the expanding and rewarding Health Care Industry. Learn only what you need to gain employment in your particular field, so you can get certified and enter the job market faster.

  • Dental Assistant
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing – Health Information Technology

*Some programs may only be offered at certain locations.

The College of Health Care Professions also features:

  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Job placement assistance to graduates
  • Tutorials for all programs
  • Convenient day and evening classes
  • Four convenient locations
  • Friendly customer service oriented staff

If you’re ready to forge a new direction in your life with better career options in the rewarding Health Care Industry, don’t hesitate to find out more about The College of Health Care Professions today!

College of Heath Care Professions is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission – Career Schools and Colleges. Authorized by the United States Department of Education for participation in the certain Title IV. HEA programs (Pell Grant Program and Federal Direct Student Loan Program). Regulated by the Texas Department of State Health Services for LMRT and Massage Program. AN approved vendor of the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). A provider of educational training for the Workforce Investment Act. Approved by Veterans Affairs to train eligible veterans.

The College of Health Care Professions – Austin
6330 East Highway 290, Ste 180
Austin, TX 78723

The College of Health Care Professions – Dallas
8585 North Stemmons Freeway
Suite N-300, Dallas, TX 75247

The College of Health Care Professions – Fort Worth
4248 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76137

The College of Health Care Professions – Houston Northwest
240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
Houston, TX 77092

The College of Health Care Professions – Houston Southwest
One Arena Place
7322 Southwest Freeway Suite 110
Houston, TX 77074

The College of Health Care Professions – McAllen
1917 Nolana Ave
Ste 100
McAllen, TX 78504

The College of Health Care Professions – San Antonio
4738 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229

The College of Health Care Professions is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) for both degree and non-degree programs.

Campus
  • Dallas
  • Austin
Programs
  • Medical Assistant-Certificate
  • Massage Therapy Certificate
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist-Certificate
  • Medical Coding and Billing-Certificate
  • Dental Assistant-Certificate