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How health care administrators manage patient medical records is growing and evolving. To educationally prepare for this challenging field, you'll need an understanding of how health care organizations handle and process medical records. The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records* lays the groundwork for your educational journey by providing you with an inside look at how health organizations work and the role medical records play. Some topics include electronic health records, claims preparation and the language of health care.
Speak with an Enrollment Representative to learn how our associate program prepares you to enter the field of health care.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Health Care Administration/Medical Records.
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The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with a representative to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Learn about how you can fulfill some credit requirements from prior experience, professional training, licenses, certificates and transcripts from previously attended colleges and institutions.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
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An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Build the skills needed to succeed in medical records management by gaining knowledge in patient information management, medical claims processing and medical record keeping through our experienced faculty and software-based simulations.
Courses are taught by instructors who have experience in the field so you can see how theories apply to the real world.
Our courses are refreshed ever two years, on average, in response to student assessment results and faculty feedback to keep course content effective, relevant and aligned with the latest industry information.
Effectively managing patient and health data is a critical part of effective health care delivery. Earn your Associate of Arts with a concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records to obtain the knowledge you need — an enrollment representative can help you get started.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
The University of Phoenix Health Administration programs are designed to provide support for the educational and career progression needs of both aspiring and experienced health care professionals.
We provide each student with a team of representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.