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Top Associate Degrees in Global Healthcare

An associate degree is a qualification earned from a university for completing a program of study usually lasting two years. This degree is considered a higher certification than a general education development degree, but a lower certification than a bachelor’s degree.

What is an associate degree in global health? Global health is the study, research and practice of promoting improved health for all people, everywhere in the world. The field focuses on international health issues that go beyond borders and affect entire parts of the world with a political and economic impact, and on the reduction of disparities in access to health care and overall well-being between different nations. Global health research and practice is mostly associated with organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) and the World Food Programme. Curriculum for studying global health might encompass courses on research methods, health systems in various global locales and even ethics of research and analysis.

With more and more countries starting to place a high priority on public health, a person working in this field will not only be in high demand but will also have a great deal of diverse career options, with many opportunities for advancement.

The cost of obtaining a qualification in this field can be dependent on many different factors. Therefore, the best course of action is to conduct thorough research on one’s school of choice before making any decision.

Global health is a broad, diverse field, so careers in global health take many forms. One might find employment doing research at an academic institution, consulting for government agencies or working with international organizations carrying out things like disaster relief, refugee aid or various types of field work in developing countries.

If you have any interest in pursuing an education in global health, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Global Healthcare

Brighton College

Brighton College’s Associate Degree in Health Services Management program is designed to prepare students with the academic knowledge and necessary skills to prosper in e ... [+]

Brighton College’s Associate Degree in Health Services Management program is designed to prepare students with the academic knowledge and necessary skills to prosper in entry-level positions in the healthcare environment. The Associate Degree in Health Services Management program also includes a comprehensive general education curriculum to prepare students for future career opportunities.

What Will I Study?

In our Associate Degree in Health Services Management program you will gain core competencies and develop proficiencies in the following:

Medical Office Procedures Anatomy and Physiology Coding Procedures Principles of Management Accounting Human Resource Management Medical Transcription Medical Terminology Interpersonal Communications Job Assistance ... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
American National University

Our Health Information Management Program (H.I.M.) is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to enable the graduate to manage patient's medical data and by making i ... [+]

Health Information Management Associate’s Degree Securing your Future While Protecting Patient Data

American National University's Health Information Management Program (H.I.M.) is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to enable the graduate to manage patient's medical data and by making it available for the healthcare provider. H.I.M. professionals affect the quality of patient information and patient care at each point of patient interaction; they are focused on the technical side of managing health information, working with electronic records, and software programs. The following are the domains of the profession:

Health Data Management

Health data structure, content, and standards Healthcare information requirements Clinical classification systems Reimbursement methodologies ... [-]
USA Salem USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
80 weeks
Campus
Online
American National University

We offer an intensive program that includes the courses you need to receive your associate’s degree. The result is a well-rounded learning experience that prepares you to ... [+]

Be a First Responder – Help Others When They Need It Most

The Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic associate’s degree program¹ will provide you with the training you need to be a patient’s first opportunity for critical care.

Prepare for the quick, life-saving decisions you will make on a daily basis through –

Classroom discussions Practical lab and Field experience

American National University offers an intensive program that includes the courses you need to receive your associate’s degree. The result is a well-rounded learning experience that prepares you to sit for the EMT–B certification.

Our program exceeds the standards and curriculum established by the National EMS Education Standards (NEMSES) as well as the Virginia EMS Education Standards (VEMSES).... [-]

USA Pikeville
September 2019
Full-time
100 weeks
Campus