Degrees and Programs:
The need for sharing fast and accurate medical information has never been greater. Get on the fast track to a dynamic healthcare career, centered on the management of patient health information and the administration of health services, with one of Peirce College's healthcare degree programs.
Of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the economy, half are related to healthcare. Employment among healthcare practitioners and technical occupations is expected to increase by 21 percent by 2018. With medical information management and healthcare administration career opportunities projected to grow much faster than the average, now is the perfect time to get into the healthcare industry.
Get the credentials you need to enter or advance in this important sector at Peirce.
Nonclinical healthcare professionals serve as the link between care providers, payers, and patients. They play a critical role in managing patient health information and medical records, administering computer information systems, collecting and analyzing patient data, analyzing financial data, and using classification systems that healthcare providers rely on to deliver quality care.
Whether you are interested in the scientific, business or technology aspects of healthcare, Peirce has a degree program for you!
- Health Information Technology (HIT): Peirce's two-year HIT degree prepares students with the technical skills to manage electronic healthcare data and protect the integrity of patients' records. The program is accredited by CAHIIM, qualifying graduates for the RHIT exam.
- Certificate in Medical Coding (CMC): The Peirce Certificate in Medical Coding will qualify graduates to take the AHIMA CCS® certification exam and position graduates for careers as coding professionals. Gain the skills to work in one of healthcare's most in demand fields.
- Health Information Administration (HIA): Our bachelor's degree in HIA prepares students to advance as a health information administrator in a number of professional settings, and is in Candidacy Status pending accreditation review by CAHIIM.
- Healthcare Administration (HCA): Our bachelor's degree in HCA provides a solid foundation of business concepts integrated with industry knowledge for future leadership in this sector. HCA graduates are prepared for careers in a variety of healthcare settings.