San Diego State University’s College of Extended Studies is offering both in-class and online professional health care certificate and certification programs during the spring semester to help individuals prepare for these lucrative careers.
Now is a great time to enter the field because health care jobs continue to be popular. In fact, usnews.com reports that seven of the top 10 “best jobs” for 2014 are in the health care field.
In its latest projections, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states:
“The health care and social assistance industry is expected to generate the ‘largest number of jobs, 5.6 million, at an annual rate of 3.0 percent’ between now and 2020 - the most dramatic growth compared to any sector in the country.”
SDSU’s College of Extended Studies has programs that will qualify students to enter the health care field in as little as six months. These courses are hands-on and teach practical and needed skills, and are scheduled for working adults and taught by industry experts.
The College will offer on-campus training for electronics health care management, medical billing and coding plus medical terminology, clinical medical assistant, EKG technician certification and pharmacy technician during the spring semester. The first course offered is in electronics health care management and begins Feb. 10.
For more information on these programs, visit www.neverstoplearning.net/healthcare.
SDSU's College of Extended Studies reaches out to the greater San Diego community, the nation, and the world with a wide variety of lifelong learning classes, seminars, and certificate programs. Career advancement courses are offered in many areas of management, leadership, and quality improvement while self-enrichment courses range from accounting to web design. Additionally, the College offers over 50 certificate programs, online courses, and many other learning opportunities. To register or for more information, call (619) 265-7378 or log on to www.neverstoplearning.net