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14 Courses in Healthcare Studies 2020

Courses of study can help immerse high school graduates into a subject at its beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The duration of a course can last anywhere from a few weeks to a few years, depending on its complexity and objectives. What are courses in healthcare studies? They’re usually intended to prepare learners for serving in the healthcare field in administrative and support… Read more

Courses of study can help immerse high school graduates into a subject at its beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The duration of a course can last anywhere from a few weeks to a few years, depending on its complexity and objectives.

What are courses in healthcare studies? They’re usually intended to prepare learners for serving in the healthcare field in administrative and support roles, as well as providing direct care and assistance to patients. Topics covered may include medical front office management, organizational leadership, medical technologies, healthcare needs through the human life cycle and how to serve vulnerable populations. General subjects, such as communication, statistics and finance, may also be specifically applied to healthcare settings within course materials.

Picking up several useful skills can result from completing healthcare studies courses. Many find that their general communication abilities have improved. Explicit learned skills can vary, but common ones include compliance with federal regulations related to healthcare providers and developing plans for integrating new technologies into an organization’s menu of services.

Healthcare studies is a growing discipline with educational institutions around the world offering courses and full programs. Costs for these can differ, so be sure to verify tuition, books, registration and other fees with the schools of your choice.

Since healthcare studies is such a broad field, career possibilities can exist in a wide range of settings. Community health educators and program directors are commonly needed in public and nonprofit agencies, such as state and local health departments, community outreach initiatives and health advocacy groups. Healthcare networks and private sector businesses may also need healthcare studies graduates to operate and direct wellness programs. Some can also find meaningful opportunities in the medical sales field.

Distance learning provides the flexibility to study from anywhere and on one’s own schedule. 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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MOEBIO – BIOCAT
Barcelona, Spain

Inspired in the prestigious Stanford University’s Biodesign Fellowship, d·HEALTH Barcelona is a post-graduate program to turn graduates and professionals into healthcare entre ... +

Inspired in the prestigious Stanford University’s Biodesign Fellowship, d·HEALTH Barcelona is a post-graduate program to turn graduates and professionals into healthcare entrepreneurs and innovators. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
English
08 Jan 2021
Campus
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, USA

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The ... +

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now providing opportunities for students to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters to take a variety of courses relevant to working in the health field for careers in Public Health, Health Management, Health Economics, Health Education, and Social Work to name a few. . -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social
Madrid, Spain

With the Expert in Direction and Management of Clinics you will be able to develop the skills, aptitudes and knowledge necessary to position the clinics as a market leader in ... +

With the Expert in Direction and Management of Clinics you will be able to develop the skills, aptitudes and knowledge necessary to position the clinics as a market leader in the model of excellence and patient satisfaction. This Program seeks to train professionals through the provision of skills necessary to facilitate processes that help build quality and ensure patient safety and satisfaction. -
Courses
Full-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

This course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as What mod ... +

This course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as What models, frameworks, and tools are suitable for a specific evaluation? How to balance the perspectives of different stakeholders? -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
17 Aug 2020
19 Jul 2020
Campus
Gateway College
Vancouver, Canada

This program is designed to train learners to become Health Care Professionals. Our dedicated and experienced instructors will provide quality education with hands-on training ... +

This program is designed to train learners to become Health Care Professionals. Our dedicated and experienced instructors will provide quality education with hands-on training to prepare students for the real world. Students will practice their techniques in labs equipped with articulated mannequins, hospital beds, medical gear, and fixtures. -
Courses
Full-time
24 - 34 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
IES Abroad
Santiago, Chile

Study abroad in Santiago and gain a unique insight into the field of health care! Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the ... +

Study abroad in Santiago and gain a unique insight into the field of health care! Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English, Spanish
Campus
Fleming College
Peterborough, Canada +3 More

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college programs ava ... +

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college programs available in Ontario. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación
Madrid, Spain

Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like

Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like -
Courses
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Houston, USA

Participants will rotate and observe acupuncture treatments at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine research clinic. Clinical rotations will include obs ... +

Participants will rotate and observe acupuncture treatments at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine research clinic. Clinical rotations will include observation of patient interaction, patient treatments, herbal prescriptions, and office management. -
Courses
Full-time
14 days
English
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a ra ... +

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a range of subjects including communication, psychology, sociology, values, and principles of social work and -
Courses
Full-time
35 weeks
English
Campus
Mildred Elley
Albany, USA +2 More

Medical assistant students will learn proper telephone etiquette, how to greet patients, proper charting and filing techniques, insurance processing, word processing, email, a ... +

Medical assistant students will learn proper telephone etiquette, how to greet patients, proper charting and filing techniques, insurance processing, word processing, email, appointment scheduling and handling patients from the check-in process through the exam. Medical assistant students will be prepared to work in hospitals, physician’s offices, ambulatory service facilities and clinics. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning

The Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers is suitable for persons who face the day-to-day demands of managing behavioural challenges of individuals o ... +

The Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers is suitable for persons who face the day-to-day demands of managing behavioural challenges of individuals of varying ages, with intellectual disabilities, experiencing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), or general behavioural challenges. -
Courses
English
Online
MECAT
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

This course focuses on leadership and management issues in healthcare organizations while providing participants with a practice setting to examine and develop their own manag ... +

This course focuses on leadership and management issues in healthcare organizations while providing participants with a practice setting to examine and develop their own management skills. This course provides an overview of the evolution, structure and current issues in the healthcare system. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

This course for experienced practitioners provides participants with the best and latest knowledge, techniques, and monitoring tools

This course for experienced practitioners provides participants with the best and latest knowledge, techniques, and monitoring tools -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
17 Aug 2020
19 Jul 2020
Campus

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