Allied Health Degree - Online and Campus Programs

Allied health professionals provide diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct patient care and support services critical to today's health care system.
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After 35 years of serving Florida’s educational needs, Florida-Technical College has merged with National University College (NUC), which until now had been a sister Institution. 

Locations:  Miami, FL DeLand, FL Lakeland, FL More...

Programs:
  • Allied Health Management - Bachelor's Degree
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At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it. From the moment you enter ourschool, to graduation and beyond, we are right there with you.

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Programs:
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  • Medical Billing & Insurance Coding (10-Month Diploma Program)

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Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.

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How to Prepare for a Career in Allied Health

As a successful allied health professional, you must understand medical terminology, acronyms, and spelling. You must also understand the basics of medical law, ethics, and human relations. Excellent communication and counseling skills are required, as well as computer literacy, in order to document health care information.

Growing Your Career in Allied Health

Choose from several career paths after you earn your allied health degree:
  • Dietitian
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Radiographer
  • Podiatrist
  • Therapist
  • Speech therapist
Depending on the specific profession, common courses in an allied healthcare degree program may include science studies in: nutrition, chemistry, biology, and physiology; as well as general culture courses, such as business, mathematics, statistics, psychology, sociology and economics. Health care is the second fastest growing industry in the United States so demand for professionals is expected to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), expect a 9% increase the number of dietitians in the allied health field through 2018, and a 26% increase in the number of occupational therapists. In May 2008, the median annual salary for dietitians was $50,590. The median annual salary for occupational therapists was $66,780.