Healthcare Administration Associate Degree Program

Healthcare Administration Associate Degree Program

Upon completion of a diploma program, students are eligible to enroll in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. Diploma programs are designed to help students begin work in their chosen field. Our AAS programs go beyond by allowing students to develop general education skill sets (in areas such as English, History and Math) and complete an advanced level of course work in their chosen field. As long as they have completed a diploma program or a specific number of credit hours from a related concentration, students may begin an AAS program anytime, even at night while they work. All of our AAS completion programs are 100% online.

What Is Healthcare Administration AAS?

A Healthcare Administration Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is fascinating program of study that can open multiple doors for entry-level positions in the Healthcare field. Healthcare Administration AAS involves:
  • General patient care through improved efficiency and quality of care.
  • Working as part of a team to establish and exceed institutional goals.
  • Managing patient data and working with insurance providers.
  • Maintaining compliance with healthcare laws and regulations.
  • Helping patients improve healthcare outcomes and improve lives.

This program is designed for individuals who have already completed some coursework in a Healthcare concentration or are graduates of related programs.

What Career Options Are Available in Healthcare Administration AAS?

Healthcare positions are booming. Individuals with a Healthcare Administration AAS degree have the opportunity to work in a number of settings and in a number of roles. Some job titles a person with a Healthcare Administration degree may pursue include:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Billing Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nurse Assistant
  • Patient Services Coordinator
  • And many more!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in the US for Medical Assistants is expected to increase by 18% between 2020 and 2030.1

What You Will Learn in a Healthcare Administration AAS Program

There are few better and faster ways to gain the necessary knowledge and get a leg up in healthcare than through an Associate degree program. Our degree program can be completed in just 7 months and has been carefully designed to provide:
  • Advanced study of healthcare management and best practices.
  • Examination of diversity issues facing today’s healthcare professional.
  • Coursework on digital communication strategies, including social media.
  • Oral, written communications and ethics courses.

Why Choose Our College?

For over 155 years, Rockford Career College has made a lasting impact on the students and community we serve by:
  • Making student success our #1 priority.
  • Designing courses that develop critical skill sets and expanding our student’s knowledge base for a life-time career.
  • Ensuring that the skills businesses need are the skills we teach.
  • Offering affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools.
  • Offering on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Having the best career services team that has done the networking for you with numerous local employers and are here to help.

All of us here at Rockford Career College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We may have changed names and locations over the years, but our goal remains the same: To prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Program length – 7 months

100% of the program is online

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Reference:, retrieved 1/11/2022.