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Posted: September 30, 2020

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You can make a career out of helping others when you complete a certificate or degree in healthcare. At Career Quest Learning Centers, we make earning your certificate as fast and easy as possible with our online healthcare programs.

Ohio students like you can enroll in any of these programs to gain real-world experience and essential healthcare knowledge in as little as 8 months, so you’re ready to start your new career in less than a year. Curious to learn more about our online medical school and what we can do for you? Keep reading!

Starting a Career in Healthcare

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare field is projected to grow 15% over the next decade, which is much faster than the average occupation’s growth rate.1 Additionally, this field is expected to add another 2.4 million jobs to keep up with this demand.1

Are you going to be one of the next medical assistants, EKG technicians, or phlebotomy technicians to enter this growing field?

By earning your online degree or certificate in healthcare, you’ll be qualified to start a long-term, stable career in just 8 to 15 months. To get you started, we offer a variety of online programs and certifications. Our online healthcare programs include:

Read on to find out which one is right for you and your career goals! If you need any additional assistance, reach out to our Admissions team to chat in depth about our programs and get help choosing the one that most closely aligns with your skills and interests.

Career Variety in the Healthcare Field

After Ohio students enroll in an online healthcare program and/or earn their certificate, they can accelerate their professional growth in one of several different careers. This is all thanks to our versatile online healthcare programs:

Online Medical Assistant Program

If you’ve ever dreamed of working in a medical setting and assisting physicians during exams and treatments, our online medical assistant program is just what you’re looking for. This program teaches you the skills needed to earn your certificate and start a specialized career path in many different roles, including as a:

In this program, you’ll take classes in the subjects that are most relevant to your program, like healthcare procedures, anatomy and physiology, administrative compliance, and medical assisting procedures.

Online Medical Billing and Coding School

In our online medical billing and coding program, you’ll learn the necessary functions of billing and coding, as well as day-to-day administrative work. This program will set you up for success as one of the unsung heroes of the medical world who adeptly handles insurance and billing tasks. They ensure patients receive the coverage they need!

Some of the classes you’ll take in this program cover topics like healthcare procedures, administrative compliance, and OSHA and HIPAA regulations.

Once you complete our online medical billing and coding program, you’ll be well-equipped to start your career as a:

  • Medical office receptionist
  • Billing and coding specialist
  • Health insurance processor
  • Medical records and health information technician

Medical Office Administration Online Applied Associate’s Degree (AAS)

Ohio students who want to further their education can enroll in our online medical office administration (AAS) degree program. After earning your degree, you’ll be prepared for any of the following career paths:

  • Insurance billing and coding specialist
  • Records analyst
  • Clinical medical assistant
  • Medical office assistant

In your new career, you’ll perform a mix of clinical, laboratory, financial, and personnel tasks throughout the day. This program may also set you up for managerial success later on.

While completing your AAS in medical office administration, you’ll take classes in understanding patient behavior, medical office management, project management, medical law and ethics, and customer service.

Our Online Healthcare Certifications

While our online healthcare programs can give you a well-rounded education in your prospective field, a certification can provide even more niche expertise in a career you love. Many of our online programs can be supplemented by certificates in the following:

  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET)

Certain fields, like the medical assistant program, also offer certifications that can be earned in addition to your chosen program. These include the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certificate and the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certificate. Students who meet certain academic criteria may even qualify to have our online college cover the cost of the certification exam.

Reasons to Enroll in Our Online Healthcare Programs

On top of earning your certificate or degree in as little as 8 to 15 months, enrolling at Career Quest offers several other benefits, such as:

Small Class Sizes

We keep class sizes small at our career college, with 25 students or less. A smaller class size allows you to receive more personalized attention and support from your instructor when you need it.

Financial Assistance

As an accredited college, we have the benefit of providing financial aid to all qualifying students. Every student who applies to our online career college can speak with a financial aid officer to determine their eligibility and to potentially create a plan.

Flexible Learning that Fits Your Schedule

Online learning is ideal for tight schedules because it allows you to meet your daily and weekly coursework deadlines in a way that fits your busy life.

Relevant Coursework Only

Our college doesn’t require any “general education” courses as part of our certificate programs. So, you can dive right into learning the most relevant skills to your new career.

Real-World Experience Through Externships

We want you to be confident that our online healthcare program or certification has given you the real-world experience you need to excel in your new career. So, we may offer externships that provide hands-on experience and the opportunity to make professional connections and build your resumé.

Ohio Residents, Enroll Today in Our Online Healthcare Programs and Certifications

There’s no better time than the present to enroll in one of our online healthcare programs and certifications.  So, why wait any longer to start your career?

Ohio students, contact Career Quest today to learn more about our programs. If it sounds like the new direction you’ve been looking for, then enroll in the healthcare program that’s right for you!

1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm#:~:text=Employment%20of%20healthcare%20occupations%20is,of%20the%20other%20occupational%20groups