PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia – November 6, 2012 – The demand for qualified entry level healthcare administrators is expected to grow in the coming years – according to the Department of Labor Statistics, as much as 31%. With the launch of five new online healthcare certificates Ashworth College is ready to provide students with the skills needed to meet this demand.
Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Chief Academic Officer for Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/), explained that the new certificates are ideal as a foundation program or to supplement previous training. "To meet the market demand, Ashworth is now able to offer introductory programs that will academically challenge students according to their needs and career goals."
Developed primarily for those who looking to enter the medical and healthcare field, the new certificate programs were developed to provide comprehensive programs in Medical Billing, Medical Office Assisting (both administrative and clinical), Medical Terminology and Medical Transcription Fundamentals.
"Whether a student is looking for an introduction to the profession, a full college degree, or to supplement previous education or on-the-job career training, Ashworth is committed to providing pathways to successful healthcare careers with programs that meet the demands of today's evolving medical field," Dr. Gargiulo added.
Ashworth College's healthcare certificates each begin with Ashworth's popular Introduction to Study Skills module, followed by a range of online lessons that are easy to follow, yet challenging and applicable in the real world. Each lesson includes learning objectives, lecture notes, review questions, multiple-choice exams and written assignments. Specifically:
As a leading online school, Ashworth builds its programs to fit a student's budget as well as personal and career goals. Students have the flexibility to start the program at any time and study at their own pace -- extremely conducive to the working professional's schedule.