UAGC Health Care Degrees

An online health care degree from the University of Arizona Global Campus could transform your life. A degree in this area could introduce you to opportunities in the realm of public health and health sciences. It may also give you access to a career in the growing health care field in roles that encompass health care administration duties, human services, public health, and more.

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Career Opportunities

There are many opportunities for individuals who hold a degree in the realm of health care. The aging American population will require increased medical care per capita in the coming decades. This will require a better understanding of the aging process and for in-hospital and research positions within the health care industry to continue to emerge. These positions include a need for administration and logistical support and continued demand for educated registered nurses.

Courses in Health Care

UAGC boasts a rich offering of health care classes to cover social issues, data standards, public health, and alternative and holistic health and medicine practices. Additionally, there are opportunities for students to explore and master the administrative and research sides of the health care and health sciences environment to learn about the implications of public health policies.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Arizona Global Campus is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Why Choose UAGC for Your Health Care Degree?

Explore how we stand out from the competition by providing an experience that is unique from traditional universities. Our convenient and flexible online format and accelerated 5- to 6-week courses* make earning a college degree accessible to busy adult learners.

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Transfer up to 90 approved credits** toward a bachelor’s degree

A Quality Education You Can Trust

The University of Arizona Global Campus is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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The Benefits of Our Health Care Degrees

Earning Your Health Care Degree Online

If you have considered a path toward higher education in the health care industry, earning your degree online is a great option that offers several benefits over traditional brick-and-mortar classroom learning. For instance, if you are currently working in the medical field, it may be difficult to travel to a college campus multiple times during the week. Many students enrolled in online courses for their health care degree point out the advantages of a convenient schedule and on-the-go learning opportunities that online classes offer. Another benefit to earning a degree in health care from a leading online university such as UAGC is access to some of the best digital tools, available 24 hours a day, that help accelerate learning and keep students engaged.

Choosing an Online College for Your Health Care Degree

When selecting a school for your health care or health sciences degree, there are several factors you may want to consider. The first is whether that school offers the specific major or degree program that you wish to pursue. While many health care degrees have similar sounding names, there are some unique differences between a bachelor’s degree in health and human services versus one with an emphasis in health and wellness. UAGC offers degrees in a variety of health care specializations and levels of mastery. Beyond choosing the right curriculum, students should also consider the learning format and technologies a school offers.

Beginning or Continuing a Career in Health care

Earning a health care degree can be a great first stride in any jobseeker’s journey. There are also many individuals such as nurses, medical assistants, and other professionals already in the health sciences field who seek a degree to help them further advance their knowledge and skills. Whether you are a recent high school graduate or you’re already somewhat established in your career, earning a degree can be a rewarding endeavor with long-lasting benefits. In some cases, students might already possess an associate level or bachelor’s degree and simply wish to continue their educational pursuits by enrolling in a higher degree level of education such as a master’s program. A master’s degree in a medically related field of study can be excellent preparation for almost any health care setting or situation.

Program Disclosures

*Bachelor’s degree classes are 5 weeks, and master’s degree classes are 6 weeks .

**The transferability of credits is subject to the University of Arizona Global Campus transfer credit policies and requires the submission of official transcripts.

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