Health Care Schools & Colleges

Health Care Schools and Colleges Health care schools and colleges can lead you toward a practical and satisfying career. A health care school can offer many options to fit your area of interest.

Whether you are looking for short-term health care training so you can graduate with a certificate or diploma and enter the workforce quickly, or want to earn an associate's, bachelor's or even a master's degree, this list of health care schools can help you pinpoint the right program and school to help you meet those goals. Depending on your choice, you could soon be working in a hospital, nursing home, health clinic, surgical center, medical lab, pharmacy, or one of many other interesting locations. Many health care schools can also provide you with real experience in your chosen field, and can prepare you to successfully take certification exams.

It's time to get serious about training for a career that lets you help others while helping yourself. Reach out to the schools you are interested in to get in-depth details about the programs you're interested in!

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Featured Schools

Altierus Career College

  • Tampa, Florida
  • Norcross, Georgia
  • Houston Bissonnet, Texas
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician


Brightwood Career Institute

5 Pennsylvania Locations
  • Broomall
  • Franklin Mills
  • Harrisburg
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Care


Brightwood College

  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Texas
And More!
California
  • Bakersfield
  • Chula Vista
  • Fresno (Clovis)
  • North County (Vista)
  • Palm Springs
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
Indiana
  • Hammond
  • Southeast Indianapolis
Maryland
  • Baltimore
  • Beltsville
  • Towson
Nevada
  • Las Vegas
North Carolina
  • Charlotte
Ohio
  • Dayton
Tennessee
  • Nashville
Texas
  • Arlington
  • Beaumont
  • Brownsville
  • Corpus Christi
  • Dallas
  • El Paso
  • Fort Worth
  • Friendswood
  • Houston North
  • Laredo
  • McAllen
  • San Antonio
  • Clinical Massage Therapy
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Medical Practice Management
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy/EKG Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Vocational Nursing
  • X-Ray Technician/Back Office Medical Assistant


Virginia College

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
And More!
Alabama
  • Birmingham
  • Huntsville
  • Mobile
  • Montgomery
Florida
  • Fort Pierce
  • Jacksonville
  • Pensacola
Georgia
  • Augusta
  • Columbus
  • Macon
  • Savannah
Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge
  • Shreveport
Mississippi
  • Jackson
Oklahoma
  • Tulsa
South Carolina
  • Charleston
  • Columbia
  • Florence
  • Greenville
  • Spartanburg
Tennessee
  • Chattanooga
  • Knoxville
Texas
  • Austin
  • Lubbock
Virginia
  • Richmond
  • Dental Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology
  • Therapeutic Massage


Central Christian College of Kansas

  • Online
  • Healthcare Management
  • Psychology


Keiser University

16 Florida Campuses
  • Clearwater
  • Daytona Beach
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Myers
  • Jacksonville
  • Lakeland
  • Melbourne
  • Miami
  • New Port Richey
  • Orlando
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Sarasota
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa
  • West Palm Beach
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Health Services Administration
  • Histotechnology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Psychology with concentrations in:
    • Human Services
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Health Care and Fitness
    • Business
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology
  • And More!


Southern California Health Institute

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Advanced Professional Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab


UEI College

Arizona
  • Phoenix
California
  • Anaheim
  • Chula Vista
  • Bakersfield
  • El Monte
  • Encino
  • Fresno
  • Gardena
  • Huntington Park
  • Ontario
  • Riverside
  • San Marcos
  • Stockton
Georgia
  • Morrow
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Technician
  • Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
  • Medical Front Office and Billing
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Vocational Nursing


Lincoln College of New England

  • Southington, Connecticut
  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Chairside Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Information Coding
  • Health Information Management
  • Human Services
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • RN to BSN


Lincoln Tech

  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
And More!
Connecticut
  • New Britain
  • Shelton
Georgia
  • Marietta
Illinois
  • Melrose Park
Massachusetts
  • Somerville
New Jersey
  • Edison (Iselin)
  • Moorestown
  • Paramus
Pennsylvania
  • Allentown
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Nursing (Practical)


American Career College

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Ontario, California
  • Orange County, California
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Optical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing


San Joaquin Valley College

12 California Locations
  • Bakersfield
  • Delano
  • Fresno
  • Hanford
  • Hesperia
  • Lancaster
  • Madera
  • Modesto
  • Ontario
  • Porterville
  • Temecula
  • Visalia
  • Dental Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology


Carrington College

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
And More!
Arizona
  • Mesa
  • Phoenix East
  • Phoenix North
  • Tucson
California
  • Citrus Heights
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Sacramento
  • San Jose
  • San Leandro
  • Stockton
Idaho
  • Boise
Nevada
  • Las Vegas
  • Reno
New Mexico
  • Albuquerque
Oregon
  • Portland
Washington
  • Spokane
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology


Pima Medical Institute

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Texas
And More!
Arizona
  • East Valley
  • Mesa
  • Phoenix
  • Tucson
California
  • Chula Vista
  • San Marcos
Colorado
  • Aurora
  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver
Nevada
  • Las Vegas
New Mexico
  • Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque West
Texas
  • El Paso
Washington
  • Renton
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technician
  • Paramedic
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technology
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician


Platt College

  • Anaheim, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Ontario, California
  • Riverside, California
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
  • Health Care Management
  • Health & Fitness Trainer
  • Hemodialysis Technician
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Assisting
  • Respiratory Therapy


Porter and Chester Institute

Connecticut
  • Branford
  • Enfield
  • Rocky Hill
  • Stratford
  • Waterbury
Massachusetts
  • Canton
  • Chicopee
  • Worcester
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding


South College

  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Computed Tomography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Health Science
    • Computed Tomography
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Radiography
  • Health Science (Post PTA)
  • Health Science (Pre-Pharmacy)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nursing (Accelerated)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmaceutical Science (Pre-Pharmacy)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiography
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Radiological Sciences
  • Surgical Technology


Southeastern Institute

  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Assisting
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Professional Clinical Massage Therapy


Southern New Hampshire University

  • Online
  • Community Health Education
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Administration
    • Health Information Management
    • Patient Safety and Quality
  • Health Sciences
  • Psychology:
    • Addictions
    • Applied Psychology
    • Child & Adolescent Development
    • Forensic Psychology
    • Mental Health
    • Social Psychology
  • Public Health


Unitek College

6 California Locations
  • Concord
  • Fremont
  • Hayward
  • Sacramento
  • San Jose
  • South San Francisco
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Vocational Nursing


Baker College Online

  • Online
  • Nursing (Post-licensure)
  • Psychology


YTI Career Institute

  • Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • York, Pennsylvania
  • Dental Assisting
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding


Florida Career College

Florida
  • Boynton Beach
  • Hialeah
  • Jacksonville
  • Lauderdale Lakes
  • Margate
  • Miami
  • Orlando
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Tampa
  • West Palm Beach
Texas
  • Houston
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Services Administration
  • Medical Assistant Technician
  • Medical Front Office and Billing
  • Nursing - RN
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician


Grantham University

  • Online
  • Health Systems Management


Sullivan University

  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Online in Kentucky
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Management


Spencerian College

  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant with Limited Medical Radiography
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Computed Tomography
  • Healthcare Reimbursement Specialist
  • Limited Medical Radiography
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Clinical Specialties
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology


Pioneer Pacific College

  • Beaverton, Oregon
  • Springfield, Oregon
  • Wilsonville, Oregon
  • EKG & Phlebotomy
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Limited X-Ray
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting with Limited X-Ray
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Transcription
  • Practical Nursing


American Institute

  • West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Margate, Florida
  • Clifton, New Jersey
  • Somerset, New Jersey
  • Toms River, New Jersey
  • Dental Assisting
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing


California College San Diego

  • National City, California
  • San Diego, California
  • San Marcos, California
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Specialties
  • Respiratory Therapy


Delta Technical College

  • Horn Lake, Mississippi
  • Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding Specialist


ECPI's Medical Careers Institute

North Carolina
  • Greensboro
  • Raleigh
South Carolina
  • Charleston
  • Greenville
Virginia
  • Manassas (Northern VA)
  • Newport News
  • Richmond
  • Roanoke
  • Virginia Beach
  • Dental Assisting
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Radiography
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology


Independence University

  • Online
  • Medical Specialties
  • Nursing (RN completion to BS)


Midwest Technical Institute

  • East Peoria, Illinois
  • Moline, Illinois
  • Springfield, Illinois
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Basic Nursing Assistant
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician


South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

  • Brownsville, Texas
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • McAllen, Texas
  • Weslaco, Texas
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Professional Massage Therapy


Stevens-Henager College

Idaho
  • Boise
  • Idaho Falls
  • Nampa
Utah
  • Ogden
  • Provo
  • Salt Lake City
  • St. George
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Administration - Gerontology
  • Medical Specialties
  • Nursing Education
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technologist


Rasmussen College

  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
And More!
Online
  • Online
Florida
  • New Port Richey/West Pasco
  • Ocala
Illinois
  • Aurora/Naperville
  • Mokena/Tinley Park
  • Rockford
Minnesota
  • Blaine
  • Bloomington
  • Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove
  • Eagan
  • Lake Elmo/Woodbury
  • Mankato
  • Moorhead
  • St. Cloud
North Dakota
  • Fargo
Wisconsin
  • Green Bay
  • Wausau
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Information Technician
  • Health Sciences
  • Health and Wellness
  • Healthcare Management
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Surgical Technologist


Pinnacle Career Institute

  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy


Dorsey Schools

7 Locations in Michigan
  • Dearborn
  • Madison Heights
  • Roseville
  • Saginaw
  • Southgate
  • Waterford-Pontiac
  • Wayne
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dialysis Patient Care Technician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administration & Billing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician


Platt College - Oklahoma

5 Oklahoma Locations
  • Lawton
  • Moore
  • Oklahoma City (Central)
  • Oklahoma City (North)
  • Tulsa
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy


Ross Medical Education Center

Alabama
  • Hunstville
Indiana
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Granger
  • Kokomo
  • Muncie
Kentucky
  • Bowling Green
  • Erlanger (Northern Kentucky)
  • Owensboro
Michigan
  • Ann Arbor
  • Brighton
  • Canton
  • Davison
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Lansing
  • Madison Heights
  • New Baltimore
  • Port Huron
  • Portage
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Saginaw
  • Taylor
Ohio
  • Cincinnati
  • Dayton
  • Elyria
  • Niles
  • Ontario
  • Sylvania
Tennessee
  • Johnson City
  • Knoxville
West Virginia
  • Charleston
  • Morgantown
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant


Blake Austin College

  • Vacaville, California
  • Administrative Medical Assisting
  • Advanced Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Practitioner
  • Clinical Medical Assisting w/Phlebotomy
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Assisting - Continuing Education
  • Nursing - Continuing Education
  • Vocational Nursing


Hunter Business School

  • Levittown, New York
  • Medford, New York
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Medical Office Administration


Ross College

  • Quad Cities, Iowa
  • Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • North Canton, Ohio
  • Sylvania, Ohio
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technology


American National University

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
And More!
Indiana
  • South Bend
Kentucky
  • Danville
  • Florence
  • Lexington
  • Louisville
  • Pikeville
  • Richmond
Ohio
  • Dayton Area
  • Youngstown
Virginia
  • Charlottesville
  • Danville
  • Harrisonburg
  • Lynchburg
  • Roanoke Valley
West Virginia
  • Parkersburg
  • Princeton
  • Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Health Service Management
  • Medical Office Professional
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy


Southern Technical College

7 Florida Campuses
  • Auburndale
  • Brandon
  • Ft. Myers
  • Orlando
  • Port Charlotte
  • Sanford
  • Tampa
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Surgical Technician


Saint Paul's School of Nursing

  • Queens, New York
  • Staten Island, New York
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing


Laurus College

  • Atascadero, California
  • Oxnard, California
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Santa Maria, California
  • Online (AZ, CA, NV, OR, and WA Residents Only)
  • Medical Billing & Coding


Bryan University

  • Online (*Not Available in CA)
  • Personal Trainer
  • Professional Fitness Training and Exercise Science*


Post University

  • Online
  • Human Services
    • Health and Community Services
    • Psychology - Health, Education, and Community Services
  • Nursing: RN to BSN


Eastern International College

  • Belleville, New Jersey
  • Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assistant


Coyne College

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician


Southern Careers Institute

  • Austin, Texas
  • Brownsville, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Nurse Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician


Ashford University

  • Online
  • Applied Behavioral Science
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Gerontology
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems Specialization
  • Health and Human Services - Long-Term Care Specialization
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Education
  • Health Information Management
  • Psychology


Lansdale School of Business

  • North Wales, Pennsylvania
  • Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Assistant


San Joaquin Valley College Online

  • Online in California
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding


West Coast University

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Ontario, California
  • Orange County, California
  • Miami, Florida
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Dental Hygiene
  • LVN to BSN
  • Nursing
  • RN to BSN (Online)


Remington College

  • Alabama
  • Louisiana
  • Texas
And More!
Alabama
  • Mobile
Hawaii
  • Honolulu
Louisiana
  • Lafayette
  • Shreveport
Ohio
  • Cleveland
South Carolina
  • Columbia
Tennessee
  • Memphis
  • Nashville
Texas
  • Dallas (Garland)
  • Fort Worth
  • Houston Southeast (Webster)
  • North Houston (Greenspoint)
Online*
  • *Available in AL, AK, FL, OH, SC, UT and WY.
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Pharmacy Technician


City College

5 Florida Locations
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Gainesville
  • Hollywood
  • Miami
  • Anesthesia Technology
  • Cardiovascular Sonography
  • Health Care Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Administration/Billing and Coding
  • Mental Health Technologist
  • Surgical Technology


Grand Canyon University

  • Online
  • Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in
    • Family Dynamics
    • Trauma
    • Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Health Care Administration
  • Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)


The College of Health Care Professions

  • Austin, Texas
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Dental Assistant
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Technician


Fortis College

  • Over 15 Locations in 11 States
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • Virginia
And More!
Alabama
  • Dothan
  • Foley
  • Mobile
  • Montgomery
Florida
  • Cutler Bay
  • Orange Park
Georgia
  • Atlanta
Indiana
  • Indianapolis
Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge
Maryland
  • Landover
Ohio
  • Centerville
  • Cincinnati
  • Columbus
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Ravenna
South Carolina
  • Columbia
Texas
  • Grand Prairie
  • Houston South
Utah
  • Salt Lake City
Virginia
  • Norfolk
  • Richmond
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technology
  • Dental Assistant
  • EMT Emergency Medical Technician
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist


Fortis Institute

  • Over 10 Locations in 7 States
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
And More!
Alabama
  • Birmingham
Florida
  • Pensacola
  • Port St. Lucie
Maryland
  • Townson
New Jersey
  • Lawrenceville
  • Wayne
Pennsylvania
  • Erie
  • Forty Fort
  • Scranton
Tennessee
  • Cookeville
  • Nashville
Texas
  • Houston North
  • Aesthetics Skincare
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Dental Assistant
  • ECG/Phlebotomy/Lab Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Office Assisting
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist


Vista College

Arkansas
  • Fort Smith
New Mexico
  • Las Cruces
Texas
  • Beaumont
  • College Station
  • El Paso
  • Killeen
  • Longview
  • Lubbock
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Vocational Nursing


Institute of Technology

  • Clovis, California
  • Modesto, California
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Medical Billing and Office Administration
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Practical Nursing
  • Professional Medical Assistant


Berkeley College

New Jersey
  • Newark
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodland Park
New York
  • Brooklyn
  • New York City
  • White Plains
Online
  • Online (Available in CT, NJ, NY, and PA)
  • Health Sciences
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
  • Health Services Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Surgical Processing Technician


Cortiva Institute

  • Arizona
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
And More!
Arizona
  • Phoenix
  • Scottsdale
  • Tempe
  • Tucson
Florida
  • Ft. Lauderdale (Pompano Beach)
  • Miami
  • Orlando (Maitland)
  • St. Petersburg
Illinois
  • Chicago
  • Crystal Lake
  • Joliet
Maryland
  • Baltimore
Nevada
  • Las Vegas
New Jersey
  • Hoboken
  • Wall Township
Pennsylvania
  • King of Prussia
  • York
Texas
  • Dallas
Utah
  • Salt Lake City
  • Orem
Virginia
  • Charlottesville
Washington
  • Federal Way
  • Seattle
  • Advanced Paramedical Skin Care
  • Advanced Therapeutic Massage
  • Massage Therapy
  • Professional Esthetics
  • Professional Massage Therapy Program
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Care & Electrology
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage & Skin Care


Eastwick College

  • Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Nutley, New Jersey
  • Ramsey, New Jersey
  • Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography
  • Health Science
  • Health Science - Health Information
  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Surgical Technology


Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy

  • Groton, Connecticut
  • Newington, Connecticut
  • Westport, Connecticut
  • Massage Therapy


Denver School of Massage Therapy

  • Aurora, Colorado
  • Westminster, Colorado
  • Massage Therapy


InterCoast

  • Fairfield, California
  • Rancho Cordova, California
  • Riverside, California
  • Dental Assistant
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician


IntelliTec Colleges

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Medical Assistant
  • Personal Trainer


Penn Foster Career School

  • Online & Distance Education
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Dental Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Optician
  • Personal Caregiver Skills
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide



Salary Range and Job Growth Data for Medical and Health Care Careers

(Unless otherwise noted, the salary range data provided is based on 2016 occupational employment statistics.* And the job growth estimates are for the 2014-to-2024 period.**)


Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine

  • Median salary for acupuncturists and naturopathic physicians—$73,400***
  • Estimated job growth for acupuncturists and naturopathic physicians—Nine-to-13 percent***

Animal Care

Veterinary Technician

  • Salary range—$22,340 to $48,330 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—19 percent

Dental Care

Dental Assistant

  • Salary range—$25,460 to $52,000 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—18 percent

Dental Hygienist

  • Salary range—$50,870 to $100,170 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—19 percent

Diagnostic

Cardiovascular Tech

  • Salary range—$28,650 to $89,450 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

  • Salary range—$48,660 to $99,100 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—26 percent

X-Ray/Radiologic Technician

  • Salary range—$38,660 to $82,590 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Nine percent

Esthetics & Skin Care

Laser Technician

  • Salary range (includes all skincare specialists)—$18,640 to $59,780 and higher
  • Estimated job growth (includes all skincare specialists)—12 percent

Skin Care

  • Salary range—$18,640 to $59,780 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—12 percent

Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness and Nutrition

  • Median salary for fitness and wellness coordinators—$77,020***
  • Salary range for dietitians and nutritionists—$36,470 to $82,410 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for fitness and wellness coordinators—Two-to-four percent***
  • Estimated job growth for dietitians and nutritionists—16 percent

Personal Trainer

  • Salary range—$19,150 to $72,980 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Eight percent

Human Services & Mental Health

Addictions/Substance Abuse

  • Salary range for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors—$26,210 to $65,080 and higher
  • Salary range for mental health and substance abuse social workers—$26,730 to $74,650 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors—22 percent
  • Estimated job growth for mental health and substance abuse social workers—19 percent

Counselor Training

  • Salary range for social and human service assistants—$20,800 to $50,640 and higher
  • Salary range for mental health counselors—$26,950 to $70,100 and higher
  • Salary range for child, family, and school social workers—$27,800 to $75,140 and higher
  • Salary range for school and career counselors—$32,400 to $90,030 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for social and human service assistants—11 percent
  • Estimated job growth for mental health counselors—20 percent
  • Estimated job growth for child, family, and school social workers—Six percent
  • Estimated job growth for school and career counselors—Eight percent

Psychology

  • Salary range for psychiatric technicians and aides—$21,330 to $59,960 and higher
  • Salary range for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists—$41,830 to $120,320 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for psychiatric technicians and aides—Five percent
  • Estimated job growth for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists—20 percent

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

  • Salary range—$19,720 to $74,870 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Medical Office & Administration

Health Care Management / Health Services Administration

  • Salary range—$56,970 to $172,240 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—17 percent

Medical Administrative Assistant

  • Salary range—$23,220 to $49,730 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Assistant

  • Salary range—$22,870 to $45,310 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—23 percent

Medical Coding & Billing

  • Salary range—$25,070 to $62,840 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—15 percent

Medical Lab Technology

  • Salary range—$26,010 to $85,160 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

Medical Office Administration

  • Salary range—$23,220 to $49,730 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Office Specialist

  • Salary range—$23,220 to $49,730 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Receptionist

  • Salary range—$23,220 to $49,730 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Transcription

  • Salary range—$22,330 to $51,640 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Three percent decline due to technological advances and international competition

Nursing

LPN / LVN

  • Salary range—$32,510 to $60,420 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

Nursing

  • Salary range for licensed practical or vocational nurses (LPNs/LVNs)—$32,510 to $60,420 and higher
  • Salary range for registered nurses (RNs)—$47,120 to $102,990 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for LPNs/LVNs—16 percent
  • Estimated job growth for RNs—16 percent

Nursing Assistant

  • Salary range—$20,040 to $37,900 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—18 percent

Registered Nursing

  • Salary range—$47,120 to $102,990 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

RN to BSN

  • Salary range for RNs—$47,120 to $102,990 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for RNs—16 percent

Patient Care

Anesthesia Technologist

  • Salary range for anesthesia technologists (includes all surgical technologists)—$31,720 to $64,800 and higher
  • Salary range for nurse anesthetists—$107,960 to $208,000 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for anesthesia technologists (includes all surgical technologists)—12 percent
  • Estimated job growth for nurse anesthetists—19 percent

Cardiovascular Technologist

  • Salary range—$28,650 to $89,450 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Dialysis Technician

  • Salary range—$26,990 to $71,280 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

EEG Technician

  • Salary range—$26,990 to $71,280 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

EKG Training

  • Salary range—$28,650 to $89,450 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Occupational Therapy

  • Salary range for occupational therapy assistants and aides—$20,430 to $80,090 and higher
  • Salary range for occupational therapists—$54,200 to $119,720 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for occupational therapy assistants and aides—40 percent
  • Estimated job growth for occupational therapists—27 percent

Paramedic / Emergency Medical

  • Salary range—$21,240 to $56,310 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—24 percent

Patient Care Technician

  • Salary range for home health aides—$17,990 to $30,610 and higher
  • Salary range for nursing assistants—$20,040 to $37,900 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for home health aides—38 percent
  • Estimated job growth for nursing assistants—18 percent

Phlebotomy

  • Salary range—$23,330 to $46,850 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—25 percent

Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Salary range—$34,640 to $79,040 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—41 percent

Respiratory Therapist

  • Salary range—$42,490 to $81,550 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—12 percent

Ultrasound Technologist

  • Salary range—$48,660 to $99,100 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—26 percent

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

  • Salary range for pharmacy assistants—$18,480 to $44,380 and higher
  • Salary range for pharmacy technicians—$21,370 to $45,710 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for pharmacy assistants—One percent***
  • Estimated job growth for pharmacy technicians—Nine percent

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

  • Salary range for athletic trainers—$30,300 to $69,140 and higher
  • Salary range for coaches and scouts—$18,120 to $71,940 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for athletic trainers—21 percent
  • Estimated job growth for coaches and scouts—Six percent

Sterile Processing & Surgical Tech

Sterile Processing

  • Salary range—$23,610 to $50,620 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent

Surgical Technologist

  • Salary range—$31,720 to $64,800 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—12 percent

Vision Care

Optician

  • Salary range—$22,670 to $57,180 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—24 percent


* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, website last visited on September 18, 2017.

** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, website last visited on March 16, 2016.

*** O*NET, website last visited on November 30, 2016.