Healthcare Degrees That Can Take Less Than 2 Years - Pioneer Pacific College

Healthcare Degrees That Can Take Less Than 2 Years

5 October 2017 By Lucas

Degrees that can take less than two years to complete are a great option if you’re hoping to begin or even change your career in the healthcare industry. Our mission and goal at Pioneer Pacific College is to help people begin the journey toward a new career in a short amount of time. We offer several degrees that focus in the field of healthcare, so you can get both an education and a path to a new life!

Degrees at PPC That Can Be Completed in Under 2 Years:

Medical Assisting
Medical Assisting with Limited X-Ray
Radiologic Technology
Healthcare Administration
Medical Office Administration

Medical Assisting and with Limited X-Ray, Associate of Occupational Science
There are two great options for those who are looking to begin a more hands-on career in medicine: degrees in Medical Assisting and Medical Assisting with Limited X-Ray. These degrees can be completed in 70 or 90 academic weeks respectively. That means in just under two years you could be ready to dive into your new career. The focus of medical assisting is on clinical, lab, and administrative duties. Help check patients in and get their vitals so they can visit with the doctor, work as a phlebotomist – really there are a huge variety of options with this degree!

Radiologic Technology, Associate of Applied Science
If you don’t shy away from the sight of broken bones, a degree in radiologic technology may be right for you. Learn radiation safety, how to properly execute x-rays, as well as how to read them. This fascinating career requires more hands-on care than some other degrees offered at PPC, yet it can still be completed in 80 academic weeks.

Healthcare Administration, Associate of Applied Science
One of the great things about this program is that if you decide you want to extend your education, you can pursue a Bachelor’s degree as well. This might be the right program for you if you’re interested in working in the administrative side of the healthcare field. It’s a good fit for individuals who are great with both organization and communication skills. Help make healthcare possible as an administrator. You can complete this degree in as little as 60 academic weeks.

Medical Office Administration, Associate of Occupational Science
This is another degree that offers a variety of career options. When you focus your studies in medical office administration, you will be prepared to work in roles such as medical administrative assistant, medical receptionist, and medical office assistant. Work in roles where you’ll handle medical records, scheduling of appointments and surgeries, and more. Get started on the road to this career and finish in as a little as 70 academic weeks.

Study at Pioneer Pacific College
If you’re looking to earn a degree that can take less than two years to complete, there are plenty of options available for you at Pioneer Pacific College!

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