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Top 11 Healthcare Certifications That Pay the Best (Without a Degree!)

Written by Lauren Ambrosio on Wednesday, 14 June 2023. Posted in Healthcare

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Want to learn how to enter the medical field without a degree? Keep reading! We're sharing the top 11 certifications that can lead to good-paying jobs in healthcare.

How to Become a Medical Coder with No Experience: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Written by Lauren Ambrosio on Thursday, 08 June 2023. Posted in Career, Healthcare

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Job opportunities are no longer solely defined by formal education or years of experience. A prime example of this is the field of medical coding. Despite seeming like a specialized profession, you can enter into it even without prior experience!. This guide will help you understand how to become a medical coder when you don’t have professional experience. Let's dive in.

What’s the Difference Between an Undergraduate Certificate & an Associate Degree?

Written by Lauren Ambrosio on Tuesday, 06 June 2023. Posted in Why Ashworth

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Deciding on the right path for your education journey is crucial to shaping your future career. It's about finding the right balance between the time you can commit, the depth of knowledge you aim to achieve, and the career goals you aspire to reach. In this blog post, we'll delve into various educational pathways, including undergraduate certificates, associate degrees, career diplomas, and bachelor’s degrees. We'll explore what they entail, how they compare, and why each might be the right choice for different learners with varying career objectives. Your educational journey is uniquely yours - and understanding the differences between these qualifications can help guide you toward the most fulfilling path.

What You Can Do with a Psychology Degree

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 31 January 2023. Posted in Career

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When people think about a degree in psychology, they assume you have to earn at least a master’s degree to turn an education into a career. The idea of a time and financial commitment that large can be a big deterrent from pursuing what you’re interested in. While there are certain jobs you can only do with an advanced degree, such as a psychologist, there are plenty of career options for those with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Day in the Life of a Pharm Tech: What Do Pharm Techs Do?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Friday, 27 January 2023. Posted in Career

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If you’re considering working in healthcare, it’s important to know what jobs are out there and which one is best for you. Pharmacy technicians provide daily support to pharmacists and their clients, and as their job duties expand in the post-pandemic world, so do opportunities for those looking to enter the field. Check out what you need to know to start a rewarding career in this growing industry.

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