Find the Right Health Care Path for You

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In a field like health care where life and death are often on the line, having well-trained and highly qualified professionals is an absolute necessity. From the trained practitioners who provide care to the knowledgeable administrators who keep hospitals and other health-oriented organizations running smoothly, every role within the health care industry plays a vital part in the lives of patients and their families.

The essential nature of health care is why Ashford University takes our role in educating the next generation of health care professionals so seriously. From our highly qualified faculty to our carefully designed degree programs, excellence is at the center of the Ashford experience. If you're looking for an online health care degree program that shares and supports your commitment to high standards and helping others, consider how Ashford University's online health degrees could serve your goals.

Your Passion, Your Degree

Given how large and diverse the field of health care is, there's no one-size-fits-all health care program. Your educational goals, current professional career, and the specific area of health care you want to work within all matter when it comes to choosing the right health care degree program for you. Just as every patient is unique, every individual who provides care or works behind the scenes in the health care industry will have their own personal goals, interests and aptitudes.

The nine online health care degree programs available at Ashford University have all been designed with the understanding that your ambitions and your pathway to success should and will be your own. We offer a wide range of degree programs covering diverse areas of study that can position you for success in fields as extensive or specialized as your interests are. From more general disciplines with broad applications like health and human services or health care administration, to specific focus areas like gerontology or alternative health, our degree offerings align with specific careers in health care so you can follow your passions and succeed.

Preparing You for Success

From recent high school graduates to working adults who want to make a career shift on their own schedule, a Bachelor's degree from Ashford University is a great choice for anyone preparing to enter this exciting field. If you're already established in the health care industry and ready to take your career to the next level, we also offer specialized and advanced programs that provide comprehensive training and experience that can give you a leg up.

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing is designed for registered nurses with an associate degree or nursing diploma and who are ready to broaden their career options with the added skills and clout that a full Bachelor's degree provides. Our online program is streamlined to make the transition from RN as simple and straightforward as possible which can save you time and money. 

If you're more interested in the administrative side of health care or want to prepare for a leadership role in the field, our online Master of Arts in Health Care Administration can be a smart choice to expand your knowledge and credentials without bringing your current career to a halt. At Ashford University, you can work toward your goals while balancing your life and career. Our online degree programs offer the freedom and flexibility to learn when and where it works for you-- a stark contrast to the rigid schedules and requirements you'll find at traditional brick-and-mortar schools.

Whether you're taking your first step toward a career in health care, or you're ready to give your job prospects a boost after years in the industry, Ashford University offers health care degree programs that are designed to help you realize your dreams. With demand for qualified health care professionals on the rise, there has never been a better time to position yourself to compete in this essential and growing field.

 

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Written by Ashford University staff

 

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.