Graduates of the Health Care Management Degree online program are eligible to sit for the following industry certifications:
Near the end of your program, you will work in the field and apply the knowledge and skills you've learned as part of a 160-hour practicum at a medical facility in your local community. You will have the option to choose either a virtual practicum or an in-person practicum at a health care center.¹
With job opportunities for medical and health services managers projected to grow much faster than average over the next several years, now is the time to join this fast-growing field!² Our Health Care Management Associate Degree program will provide the in-demand foundational concepts used every day by health care managers, including law and ethics in medicine and HIPPA compliance. Learn more about career opportunities for health care managers.
With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
If you're interested in pursuing a career in a field with growing job opportunities and security, earning your Associate degree in Healthcare Management can help you take the first step toward working in the healthcare and medical industries. Healthcare Managers can be found working in a variety of settings such as local, state, and private hospitals, residential care facilities, or physician’s offices. While some Healthcare Management jobs may require additional training and experience, an online Healthcare Management Associate Degree can help you acquire the fundamental skills to begin your path toward a job in the field.
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