Our medical specialties associate’s degree program is designed to prepare you for employment in a wide range of entry-level medical careers. Our online learning model allows you to complete your program according to your schedule and your needs. This program delivers the fundamental knowledge and practical skills you need to work as a medical assistant, pharmacy technician, medical lab assistant, medical biller/coder, or home health aide. In addition, you’ll gain hands-on experience in a real healthcare setting through a clinical externship course.
Independence University’s valuable associate’s degree in medical specialties provides you with the opportunity to train for a rewarding new career at an affordable cost. At IU, your tuition covers everything you need to earn your degree, without any hidden extra charges. That means that textbooks, learning materials, tutoring, and academic advising are all included in the price of your tuition. We even include a tablet and a laptop that you can use in school and keep after you graduate.3
In addition, at IU we work hard to make your online medical specialties associate’s degree as affordable as possible. Our friendly financial planners can help you find all the scholarships,4 grants, and federal financial aid that you may qualify for. To find out what you may be eligible for, contact us at 800-917-6391.
Our university is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is recognized nationally as an accreditor of educational programs. So, what does this mean for you? Simply put, you can rest easy knowing that Independence University has achieved the exacting standards of academics that you’d expect from a quality higher education institution.
At IU, your medical specialties instructors aren’t just teachers; they’re real medical professionals with real experience in real healthcare settings. We rigorously screen our faculty members upon hiring them, and put them through a months-long training process, to make sure they have the professional expertise necessary to provide you with a career-focused degree.
However, our fantastic faculty members aren’t just awesome at what they do; they love teaching our students and helping them succeed in their medical careers. Unlike many professors at high-profile universities, our instructors bend over backward to make themselves available to you when you need the extra help.
Let’s face it: Traditionally, getting started at a university has been somewhat daunting—scary even. Whether it’s admissions or paying for your education, you’re basically left on your own to figure things out. At Independence University, however, we’ve set out to change that. From start to finish—and even beyond that—our helpful staff are like your second family. Everyone from your admissions consultant to your Career Services advisor is dedicated to your success, in school and in your career.
“I think Independence University has made me a better person. Before, I was just going through life. I see life differently now from the classes that I’ve been through. Once you get an education, then you see things differently.”
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