Healthcare Degrees at Independence University

If you’re the kind of person who wants to help others while earning your living, then healthcare could be the right choice for you. IU’s online and on-campus healthcare programs include a variety of degrees designed for high-demand careers in today’s healthcare industry.

Healthcare Offers Opportunity

Right now, 8 out of the 10 best-paying jobs that require a Bachelor’s degree are in the healthcare industry.* Independence University’s healthcare programs are designed to give you the skills you need to launch or advance your healthcare career.

While you’re completing your degree, IU helps you gain the real-world experience that employers demand. We’ve teamed up with over 360 hospitals and clinics nationwide to provide our students with clinical and externship opportunities.

associate's Degrees
In healthcare

Medical Assisting (AOS)
With a good foundation in several medical areas, your Medical Assisting degree can prepare you for a Medical Assistant career. Use your degree to open the door to a better career.
Surgical Technologist (AOS)
With your Surgical Technologist degree, you could be ready to assist surgeons during operations and work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and specialty surgical centers.

bachelor's Degrees
In healthcare

Health Services Management (BS)
If you want to lead or manage services at a healthcare facility, a Health Services Management degree could be the right fit. Your experience could help in your career.
Nursing (BS) - RN to BSN
Take your nursing career to a whole new level by completing your Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. With no waitlist, there’s no better time to get started!
Respiratory Care with a Respiratory Care Management concentration (BS)
Utilize your RRT or CRT credentials and you could complete your Bachelor of Science degree in as few as 20 months. Your courses will focus on management, advanced clinical care, and the latest developments in respiratory care.
Respiratory Care with an Advanced Clinical Practice concentration (BS)
If you have an Associate’s degree in Respiratory Therapy and are looking to improve your skillset, a Bachelor’s Completion with an Advance Clinical Practice concentration could be what your career is looking for! Get the knowledge to improve your skills and advance your career.

master's Degrees
In healthcare

Nursing Administration (MS)
Advance your nursing position with a Master’s degree. Gain more knowledge and be able to move into a leadership position with the skills from your coursework.
Nursing Education (MS)
Teach the next generation of nurses and share your experiences with them. Your Master’s degree could open new career possibilities. Start today.