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In-Demand Career Fields offered at ANU

Prepare for your career in a fast-growing industry with high-paying job opportunities.

 

Phlebotomy Certification Training + ECG

American National University’s Phlebotomy/ECG Program is designed to prepare students for entry level careers as phlebotomist and/or ECG technicians. As a phlebotomist you will draw blood from patients or donors in hospitals, blood banks, or health facilities for analysis and medical use. In this program you will also learn to perform diagnostic tests to assess a patient’s heart rhythm and rate and record the electrocardiogram (ECG). These two skills are key components of working in medical support at most healthcare facilities.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork, bumping the job demand for phlebotomists to 25 percent - much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects are best for phlebotomists who have received certification.

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Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic

We offer an intensive program that includes the courses you need to receive your associate’s degree. The result is a well-rounded learning experience that prepares you to sit for the EMT–B certification.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 24 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all other occupations.

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Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Technician

Upon completion of the EMT diploma program, students qualify to take the national certifying exam to be eligible for employment as an EMT or to transition to the paramedic education program.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 24 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all other occupations.

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Medical Assisting

Our Medical Assistants are multi-talented healthcare professionals, skilled in performing routine clinical and administrative procedures for healthcare settings such as physician’s offices and outpatient clinics.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment growth for medical assistants is much higher than average at 23 percent, as the need for all types of healthcare workers increases with technology advancements and the aging population. Medical assistants who earn certification and have familiarity with electronic health records (EHRs) may have better job prospects.

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Medical Office Professional

Our Medical Office Professional program will provide you the skills necessary to manage the day-to-day operations of a medical office environment. Common responsibilities include greeting and scheduling patients, filing insurance claims, ordering supplies, managing office correspondence, and performing general accounting and bookkeeping duties.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of medical secretaries is projected to grow 21 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations - due to the increase of individuals with access to health insurance and aging baby boomers. Medical secretaries will be needed to handle administrative tasks related to billing and insurance processing.

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Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Gain an Edge on the Competition

Gain the competitive edge you need to become a leader in the field of cybersecurity with the ANU Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSC) degree. In the program, you’ll gain the skills you need to design and implement robust cyber security solutions to prevent and detect cyberattacks.

Enhance Your Career

Whether you’re a cybersecurity professional, or you’d like to advance in your information technology career by adding cybersecurity expertise, the ANU master’s degree in cybersecurity offers a broad foundation of relevant, practical skills that will give you the competitive edge that you need to seek employment or advancement in a variety of areas, including intelligence, computer forensics, IT management, and security engineering.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Job prospects will be best for analysts with related training and work experience. The demand for information security analysts is expected to grow 18% from 2014 to 2024, due to an increase in development of cyber-attacks in recent years.

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Medical Health Services Management

The Medical and Health Services Management bachelor's degree provides healthcare practitioners holding an associate degree in an allied health or nursing field with the skills and competencies needed to function as managers and supervisors in healthcare settings. The program provides a foundation in management, as well as specifics on management, ethics and law within healthcare organizations.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Medical and health service management positions are predicted to grow 17 percent, much faster than the average for all other occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the healthcare industry as a whole will see an increase in the need for management of medical services.

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