- Healthcare Technician
- Health Educator
- Social Worker
These projections are estimates based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An associate’s program in Public Health encompasses learning within the classroom and in practical situations. Graduates from Public Health programs may find themselves employed within public health organizations, health care facilities, hospitals or even governmental offices.
The five core areas within most Public Health curricula are:
- Health Services Administration
- Environmental Health
- Health Education and Behavioral Science
Associate’s degree graduates in Public Health may pursue employment in a public health field or transfer their credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree program. Students may also enter a practicum that combines hands-on learning with real-world employment within the field of public health. Since September 11th, 2001, some public health programs also incorporate courses in crisis management, mass casualty and bio-terrorism.
Associate’s degrees in Public Health also afford students the opportunity to become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). CHES professionals evaluate health needs individuals and communities, and also provides education in public health and related resources.
The goals of accredited Public Health programs are to:
- Assertain and distribute the solutions to public health care problems
- Create research facilities and put them into practice
- Educate the public health directors of tomorrow
Public health classes are often available online for students with families or other time constraints.
Public Health Associate’s Degree Programs Enrolling Now
Ashworth offers respected, affordable online degree programs and expert guidance to help you meet your goals while balancing work and family. Now you can get the precise training you need to become the professional you’ve always wanted to be. And you can go as far as your education takes you.
- Ashworth College
- Pharmacy Technology
- Physical Therapy Aide
Ultimate Medical Academy
At Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) we specialize in healthcare education in a supportive atmosphere that promotes student success. We educate future allied health professionals through our online classroom and at our campuses in Clearwater and Tampa, Florida. Since 1994, UMA has educated thousands of students for careers in the healthcare industry.
- Ultimate Medical Academy Online
- Health Sciences Associate (Pharm. Tech.)
- Pharmacy Technician Diploma
Welcome to Carrington College ®. With roots that date back nearly 35 years, Carrington College takes pride in having successfully shaped the careers of thousands of graduates who have entered allied health professions. Carrington College offers specialized certificate and associate degree programs that meet the needs of all students, regardless of educational background, age, skill level, ethnicity, or cultural orientation. Each Carrington certificate or associate degree program combines lecture and laboratory experiences to provide students with the appropriate education to pursue the health care profession of their choice. Our broad-based curricula help students develop effective critical-thinking and communication skills along with the key competencies needed for specialized employment. In addition, a Carrington College education instills students with a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the community.
- Phoenix Westside
- Medical Radiography
- Medical Laboratory Technology
Concorde Career College
We believe hands-on experience is the best way to learn. And at Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed – and get you into the workforce quickly.
Even in today’s economy, the demand for skilled healthcare professionals shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Career Guide to Industries (2010-2011 Edition), the healthcare industry will generate .2 million in new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016 – more than any other industry.
Now’s a great time to get started – and to move toward a rewarding healthcare career.
- San Antonio
- San Bernardino
- San Diego
- Respiratory Therapy - (AAS)
- Surgical Technology
- Respiratory Therapy - (AS)
- Neurodiagnostic Technology - (AS)
- Polysomnographic Technology
- Medical Laboratory Technician - (AAS)
- Radiologic Technology - (AAS)
- Surgical Technologist
- Patient Care Technician
- Pharmacy Technician
A college education is important in today’s workforce. Kaplan College gives you the right mix of professional experience and classroom instruction in our accelerated programs to help you succeed in your new career! Kaplan College can help you train for a new career with diploma programs ranging in just a few months. Take advantage of all the benefits Kaplan College offers today!
- North Hollywood
- Salida (Modesto)
- Las Vegas
- San Antonio San Pedro
- Radiologic Technology
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound
- Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
- Respiratory Care
- Therapeutic Health Technician
- Pharmacy Technician
- Medical Assistant X-Ray Technician