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Healthcare courses

To be an effective team member in a healthcare setting you must have organizational and communication skills, leadership abilities and an understanding of how the disease process impacts the communities you will serve. Learn the latest in our online healthcare courses from faculty who bring an average of 27 years of experience in the healthcare field and work in positions such as Director of Health Services.

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Why take healthcare courses with us?

Our online healthcare courses can help you develop a better understanding of medical terminology, medical ethics, healthcare data and social responsibility in the field, or refine your skills in order to have a greater impact in your role.

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Understand health administration better

Whether you’re already in the healthcare field or not, courses like healthcare communications, ethics, management and facility planning are designed to help you prepare for this evolving environment.

Develop new skills on your schedule

Each online course is typically 5-8 weeks long. Which means you can begin applying the knowledge and skills you learn in each course to a real healthcare setting right away.

Get affordable pricing

Our prices are competitive and fixed. And, if this course can help you in the workplace, check to see if your employer will cover you for it.

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Consider a degree

If you like the way these courses fit into your busy life or help you bring new skills to your job, check with an enrollment representative to see if you can apply them toward a degree or certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are healthcare courses like at University of Phoenix?

As a student, you’ll be able to explore areas like management and human resources, retail health management, and many other aspects of working in the field of healthcare. You’ll learn how to address challenges and opportunities faced by health service administrators and communicate effectively across diverse healthcare environments.

Are all courses synchronous or asynchronous?

The courses you purchase online with us are remote and in an asynchronous format — that means you can attend your online class on your schedule, as long as you meet your weekly course requirements.

If I take a science course, how does a lab work in an online class?

Each laboratory course might be slightly different. The majority of lab science courses use an interactive, fully immersive, virtual laboratory experience. The lab experience requires engaging in the same procedures and processes as an in-person lab.

Are these courses transferrable?

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at 866-354-1800

Is University of Phoenix accredited?

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) and its predecessor for more than 40 years.

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After you’ve completed your courses, you can request your official transcripts be sent directly to you or your school of choice.

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