Online Associate Degree Programs in Healthcare

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Ross College Online: Associate Degree Programs

The very first Ross Medical Education Center ground campus opened back in 1976. Since that time, we at Ross have been striving to provide healthcare education to students that is high-quality and convenient. As we have continued to open campuses across the midwest and southern United States, we also recognized the importance of offering programs with the convenience and flexibility provided by online education. That’s why we began Ross College Online. Click a program below to find out more about becoming a part of the Ross story.

The total program length of the Health Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science Degree is 75 weeks, excluding holidays. During the program, students will be taught administrative duties required of Health Administration professionals, edical terminology, anatomy and physiology, introductory biology, pathophysiology, and health assessment, as well as critical thinking applied to approach in performing all duties and responsibilities of their role. Upon completion of the program, the student should be prepared to seek employment work in such healthcare settings as hospitals, private clinics, small and large multi-physician practices, outpatient care centers, managed care organizations, state and local community, public and home health agencies. In positions such as: Office Manager, Health and Social Service Coordinator or Administrator, Health Services Program Manager, Case Manager, Patient Representative, Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC), Patient Advocate, Admissions Coordinator or Administrator, Patient Access Specialist, Service Coordinator, Practice Administrator.
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The total program length of the Human, Social, and Health Services Associate of Applied Science Degree is 75 weeks, excluding holidays. During the program, students will gain foundational knowledge of health assessment in medical practices servicing the general public as well as an overview of the community health services offered by state and local government agencies. Upon completion of the program, the student should be prepared to seek employment work in such healthcare settings as community health providers, hospitals, small and large multi-physician practices, outpatient care centers, managed care organizations, state and local community, public and home health agencies work in positions such as: Office Manager, Health and Social Service Coordinator or Administrator, Health Services Program Manager, Case Manager, Patient Representative, Patient Advocate, Admissions Coordinator or Administrator, Patient Access Specialist, and Service Coordinator.
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The total program length of the Medical Office Management Associate of Applied Science Degree is 75 weeks, excluding holidays. During the ]program, students will be taught administrative office skills that include fashioning and management of electronic medical records, word processing and computer skills to best utilize current medical office automation/software related to client data management, and routine medical office procedures. Upon completion of the program, the student should be prepared to seek employment work in such healthcare settings as physician’s offices, multi-specialty clinics, surgery centers, hospitals, insurance companies; and, state and local community health and home health agencies in profession entry-level positions such as: Medical Receptionist, Medical Secretary, Billing Clerk, Billing Specialist, Patient Account Representative, Patient Services Representative, Hospital Admissions Clerk, Medical Records Clerk; and, this educational foundation affords and enables the graduate to assume managerial responsibility allowing for an expansion of career opportunities such as: Office Coordinator, Supervisor, Manager; Administrative Specialist, Coordinator, Supervisor, Manager; Patient Services Supervisor, Manager; and, Business Administrator.
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The Medical Billing Administrative Specialist Associate of Applied Science degree program engages students in learning activities with the desired results being the development for successful entry-level performance in the profession utilizing such practical skills and underpinning knowledge as accurate completion of medical insurance claim forms including evaluating and determining the most appropriate and required coding for maximum reimbursement, as well as asic human anatomy and physiology, disease processes, associated pharmacotherapy and medical terminology.
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The Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree-completion program is designed for students who have already completed a medical assistant diploma/certificate program and are looking to further develop their skills in a variety of areas, such as communication, psychology, sociology, nutrition, and biology. You also will choose to take an administrative track, in which you’ll explore how to use computer software applications, healthcare information management, and medical law and ethics; or a clinical track, in which you’ll study emergency response, health assessment, and pathophysiology.
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Something else that’s important to know about being a student at Ross is that financial aid options are available for those that qualify. The financial aid you may be eligible for could come in the form of student loans, grants, or a combination of both. There are a variety of opportunities that you may qualify for to help you pay for your education whether they are student loans, which you repay over time after graduation, or a grant, which doesn’t need to be repaid. Schedule an appointment to find out more about Ross College Online and the financial aid options available to you.

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