14 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
The BSN degree program at Southwest University is a dynamic online program designed by RNs for RNs This program was designed to meet the needs of the working professional, with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. The program focuses on preparing students to participate at different levels of leadership within their nursing practice as members of the healthcare industry. The online platform and support system are designed to engage and inspire the nursing professional to give high-quality care and contribute to their community. Practice experiences are woven into the curriculum and can often be accomplished on the job, at your workplace. This means you will have professional clinical experiences, but not have traditional clinical rotations. These experiential learning activities enhance the curriculum and allow students to apply their knowledge in the online learning community and in their current professional role.
Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the country and organizations need people who understand the different aspects of a healthcare business environment. These individuals are responsible for making sure facilities stay organized, compliant, on budget, and efficient. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth is expected to increase 22% by 2022. Southwest University will prepare you with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to lead you to positions in doctor’s offices, nursing homes, or hospitals. Be a part of an industry that is in high demand and has an excellent earning potential.
22 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
The ADN program at Southwest University offers a unique opportunity for students seeking their Registered Nursing licensure. The program provides a combination of hands on learning in our state of the art simulation and virtual reality labs as well as hospital based clinical experiences. Nursing students will work with a diverse group of faculty members who will prepare them to function at their highest potential using state of the art learning technology. Students will also train in the inter-professional care environment to receive an education that prepares them to be leading care givers in their community of practice.
18 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
These individuals can find a career in a hospital or private clinical setting. They are critical in contributing information so that physicians can diagnose patients and format treatment regimens. These technicians become competent in the collection, analysis and interpretation of human specimen.
15 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
This program is designed to prepare students for careers in health administration. Students will understand the principles and practice of health care regarding administration, management, law, economics, and policy. Students will gain knowledge in health record maintenance, medical insurance processes, and healthcare classification systems. Students will also learn management principles towards team building, collaborative decision making, and financial skills.
15 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
An Associates in Applied Science degree in Medical Coding and Billing Systems prepares individuals for a career in the health care industry as coding and billing specialists. These administrative professionals prepare and submit paperwork necessary for insurance and billing purpose. Students will learn computer application skills, interpersonal coding and billing procedures.
Graduates of this program can expect to be hired at insurance companies, hospitals, long term care facilities, public health agencies, outpatient facilities, doctor’s offices, and many other employment settings related to the health care administration field.
9 MONTH DEGREE PROGRAM
Our Medical Assistant Program is designed to assist students in gaining the necessary skills to be skilled in data processing operations, records management, medical billing and coding and certain non invasive clinical procedures necessary to work in today’s medical environment. Program graduates will develop the knowledge and skills in the areas of medical administrative duties, such as recording vital signs, medical histories, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, purchasing supplies, billing and bookkeeping; certain clinical duties such as preparation of laboratory specimens, disposing of contaminated specimens, sterilizing medical instruments, preparing patients for examination; delivering patient instruction, authorizing drug refills as directed and processing telephone prescriptions to the pharmacy.