The Medical Specialties program is designed to help you prepare for a new career with a general background in the medical field. As part of your program you’ll study skills and concepts in medical assisting, medical billing and coding, laboratory procedures, phlebotomy, nursing assisting, and pharmacy technology. Once you graduate, you could be prepared for a career as an entry-level medical assistant, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, nursing assistant, home-health aide, or as a medical receivables and coding professional. Your program also includes preparation for possible certifications or licensing in various areas of medical expertise.
The bachelor of science in healthcare administration at California College San Diego helps graduates develop the skills and competencies that can be necessary to function as a supervisor or manager in the healthcare field. This program can familiarize students with the technological innovations and the increasingly complex, regulatory environment of the healthcare delivery system, and develop the student’s understanding of management’s role in the system. A complete understanding of the system as a whole can help them transition into entry-level roles smoothly, post-graduation.