Sunday, October 20, 2013

Earn your health administration degree online

Are you thinking about starting a new career or advancing your career, but you’re just  uncertain as to what you want or where to go? Years ago, our grandparents would tell our parents that we just needed to work hard, and they were able to have successful careers without college degrees. Now, with our generation, our parents have told us that as long as we worked hard, went to college and that you could get a good job. These days, it’s pretty much imperative that you have that degree in order to go anywhere in your career. With all the changes and uncertainty in this economy, there are few fields in which you can expand your education. By continuing your education, gaining additional degrees and expanding on your level of expertise, you’re ensuring job security for yourself and your family.

I went back to school a few years ago.. I went to a traditional technical college, which required me to attend courses on campus. One major problem was that fitting courses in between my work schedule, while still being able to earn the income I desperately needed. At the time, I was a single mother of a toddler, and being mom, employee and student were extremely difficult to juggle. At times, I felt that I was short-changing one to give to the other.

Fast forward 7 years, and it was time for a career change. I decided to go back to school; however, I was working full time, the typical 8-5 job. There absolutely no possible way I could perform well with my job, while completing traditional courses, give my family the time they deserved and enjoying daily life. Something had to give, so I choose to online coursework. I loved it from the start. Some of the best parts were that most of my courses allowed my to work at my own pace, watch lectures online at my own time (oftentimes at night when my children were sleeping), and best of all. I could “attend class” in my pajamas.  In the future, I know that if I decide to advance my career further, it will be online. It was by far, the best school experience that I have ever had, and I even felt like I learned the material better when presented online. Not only that, being able to participate in online courses allows schools to keep overhead costs
down; hopefully, in turn, keeping educational costs down.

One career field these days that’s ever evolving is the medical field. There are so many levels of expertise, so many opportunities to grow and expand your knowledge. A degree in any field in medicine is huge. You’re given flexibility to go anywhere in the country with it to practice, giving your family flexibility to move if one partner doesn’t have such a flexible line of work. To advance in many position, you need additional education and oftentimes degrees for those positions. With more and more applicants vying for positions to
advance these days, you need to have the upper hand. There are new medical facilities evolving, expanding and developing almost daily. With these new facilities, there is a huge need for skilled medical professionals. Most importantly, in order to run these new facilities, nursing, therapy and health administrators are imperative. Why wait until you’re tired and bored of your current position and start gaining that additional education to be able to make those changes when you’re ready. You can earn your health administration degree in the comfort of your own home, on your own time, and hey, let’s be honest, in your pajamas. Most online programs are from accredited institutions receiving Title IV funding. This means they offer
financial aid programs, including scholarships and grants, to help you offset the cost of advancing your career.

So, what are you waiting for? Hop online and get started on advancing your career and get a health administration degree today!
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