Advance Your Career with Online Health Care Courses & Certificates
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The health care industry is one of the fastest-growing job markets in the United States, with thousands of new positions opening each year. If you are motivated to launch or advance your career in a health care profession, there has never been a better time to invest in yourself and your continuing education.
The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education is proud to offer a variety of health care courses and certificate programs designed for busy working professionals. Explore flexible online courses that will help you build and strengthen foundational health care skills such as fluency in medical terminology, medical coding and billing processes, maintaining electronic health records, or practicing positive mental health strategies on the job.
The University of San Diego’s online courses and certificates offer:
Our online health care courses are ideal for those who want to make a career change or advance in their current health care support role. Take the next step in your health care career with the University of San Diego.
This certificate enables those new to the healthcare field the ability to gain insight and knowledge of Electronic Health Records. Also provides an opportunity for seasoned healthcare professionals to up-skill.
USD’s online health care courses and certificate programs are designed for both working health care professionals and career changers looking to develop and bolster key in-demand skills, from traditional (medical terminology) to cutting edge (the latest diagnostic software).
Ideal students include:
The top reasons so many healthcare professionals enroll in our educator programs include:
The University of San Diego offers high-quality online courses and programs geared to lifelong learning, professional growth, and career advancement in a convenient Online Self-Paced format. Benefits of Online Self-Paced format include:
Our resume-building health care courses and certificates offer practical curriculum to help you expand your skills and career opportunities.
Small class sizes mean you get personalized attention from instructor-practitioners with real-world health care experience.
Choose 100% online health care courses for optimal scheduling flexibility to balance your work, USD studies, and family life.
The health care faculty members at the University of San Diego’s Division Professional & Continuing Education possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience. USD PCE health care faculty attributes and benefits include:
USD’s widely respected Division of Professional & Continuing Education is dedicated to connecting students with high-quality courses and certificate programs.
If you are passionate about lifelong learning or if you are seeking educational opportunities to gain specific knowledge and skills for personal or career advancement reasons, then (yes!) the University of San Diego is right for you.
USD has been crafting high-quality curriculum for over 70 years
Number of students who have enhanced their career
Majority of courses are offered in flexible and convenient formats
You have five years to complete the certificate.
For successful completion of the certificate programs the following requirements are needed:
Independent Study Self-Paced courses – USD allows 9 months from the date of registration to complete an independent study formatted course and submit all completed course work for evaluation.
Online Self-Paced courses – USD allows 6 months from the date of registration to complete an online self-paced formatted course and submit all assignments for evaluation within this period
If you need additional time and would like to make an extension request, contact us prior to your upcoming deadline at [email protected] or call between 8:30AM – 5:00PM (PST), M-F, at (619)260-4585 or toll free at (888)321-6658 for a one-time extension. If an extension is granted, it is final.
Classroom, Online Fixed-Date, and Credit Validation formatted courses do not allow for any additional time to complete assignments.
An Incomplete (INC) grade grade is available in some circumstances. The instructor makes the final determination of acceptance of assigning an incomplete grade based on the level of work already completed and the amount of assignments remaining.
To receive an ‘INC’ grade, students must complete a Petition for Incomplete and forward it to PCE. PCE will then forward the Petition to the instructor for approval. If coursework is not completed in the agreed extension period, a final grade is assigned, all ‘INC’ grades convert to ‘F’ grades or ‘NG’ (No Grade).
Taking a medical terminology course is a great first step to equip you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful.
Improve your medical terminology, mental health, and more with 100% online courses.