Your health is the most important part of you. You need it to lead a fulfilling life. We’re only given one body, and it is important that it receives the best care possible, which is why medical professionals are so vital. ICDC College is proud to offer healthcare course in programs that range from dental support and healthcare management to medical assisting and physical therapy. For students who are sympathetic and enjoy taking care of others, and may also have a natural interest in business and the human body, the healthcare classes and programs listed below might provide you with a long, enjoyable career path!
However, before you can take a blood sample from a patient, review their medical history, or even take them from the lobby to see the doctor, you must first get career training in healthcare. For students looking to enter the healthcare field, ICDC College is proud to offer a 22 month Associate Degree program in Healthcare Management; 9 month Fast-Track Diplomas in Dental Laboratory Technician, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Management, and Physical Therapy Aide; and 6 month Certificates in Dental Laboratory Specialist, Medical Clinical/Administrative Assistant, and Medical Office Specialist. ICDC College can provide you with a wide variety of career paths in the medical field.
Dental Laboratory Specialist – Certificate
Healthcare Management – Associate Degree
Medical Assistant – Fast-Track Diploma
Medical Clinical/Administrative Assistant – Certificate
Medical Office Management – Fast-Track Diploma
Medical Office Specialist – Certificate
Physical Therapy Aide – Fast-Track Diploma
Depending on the program you enroll in, you could be immersed in many of the following courses:
- Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures
- Medical Law and Ethics, Office Procedures, and Psychology
- Physical Therapy Aide Systems I
- Massage Therapy I
- Medical Insurance Forms and Billing Procedures
- Removable Partial Denture Principles and Techniques
- Healthcare Business Management
- Management of Electronic Health Records I
- Healthcare Management in the Global Environment
- Public Health Practice Management
By preparing for a healthcare career, you’ll be entering into a promising field that needs passionate people to help run it. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hiring in the management sector of the healthcare field is expected to increase by 23% from 2012-2022¹, a rate MUCH faster than other industries!
ICDC College has campuses conveniently located in the Los Angeles area, as well as morning and night sessions that cater to the needs of working professionals. For students who cannot attend a class, there is also an online “campus” that can allows students to log in and learn, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and from anywhere in the world with a working internet connection.* To facilitate this, all qualified online students will receive a laptop included with their tuition!** By keeping the laptop with you, you can study on your schedule. Advancing your education is literally at your fingertips!
Think you or someone you know might be a good fit for a career in the healthcare field? Then pick up the phone and call ICDC College today at 888-926-4232! Representatives are standing by to answer your questions about courses and programs, financial aid, potential job titles, and more!
* Programs vary by campus.
** For online students only. ICDC College reserves the right to end the laptop offer at any time. Additional restrictions may apply.
¹Bureau of Labor Statistics, Medical and Health Services Managers. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (Date: Jan. 8, 2014)