Considering an Online Medicine Certification?

Penn Foster Career School, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in medicine to become successful physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 274,160 individuals employed as physicians and surgeons in America, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed today .

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Medical Coding and Billing

This program can save you time and money if you are seeking to enhance your health care skills. A Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing will verify you have been formally trained in billing, medical codes, creating paper records, generating billing statements, researching and auditing claims, and more. This Certificate program provides the experience you may need to find new opportunities in the fast-growing field of health care. Your Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing from Penn Foster can be earned in as little as six months, or you may take more time as needed to complete your learning. • To earn your Medical Coding and Billing Career Diploma, click here.

Medical Office Assistant

As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you’ll need to know medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, and office procedures. The Penn Foster Career School program can help you learn these skills and many more affordable, quickly and conveniently. Your courses include: Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality in Allied Health Electronic Medical Records Basic Pharmacology Medical Terminology ... and more. And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed. Start a rewarding career in a growing field. Why take a Medical Administrative Assistant training course? With the right credentials, you can: Work for a hospital in admissions or assist administrators. Work for insurance companies processing claims and verifying billing. Work for Public Health Organizations for federal, state, or local government. Demand for Medical Administrative Assistants will rise nearly 34% through 2018.* Medical Administrative Assistants enjoy exciting, varied assignments, steady work schedules, respect and prestige. Whether you work for a clinic or doctor's office, as a Medical Administrative Assistant you’ll have a career you can be proud of!

Medical Transcriptionist

Learn medical transcription at home. You'll get the support you need while learning at your own pace with the Penn Foster Medical Transcriptionist training program. Work for a doctor's office, hospital, or clinic by completing your medical transcription training at home. You can study online, in print, or a combination of both. You decide which method best suits your learning style. Penn Foster's Medical Transcriptionist training program is convenient, affordable, and accredited.

Clinical Medical Assisting

This program provides specialized training for employment in medical offices and medical specialty clinics. The curriculum includes theory and practical applications in clinical medical procedures. Topics and applications in the following subjects are included in this program: human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical clinical procedures such as vital signs, injections, venipuncture and electrocardiograms, health histories, patient care, instrument set-ups, instrument sterilization and emergency procedures.

Diploma in Medical Assisting

Fully accredited through ABHES, the Diploma in Medical Assisting online program is comprised solely of the core courses required for individuals seeking entry-level employment in the field of Medical Assisting. This diploma requires 48 semester credit hours for graduation and takes between 12 and 20 months to complete. Career opportunities for online Diploma program graduates include Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Secretary, Admitting Clerk and Medical Administrative Assistant. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for both the Certified Medical Assistant exam offered through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and the Registered Medical Assistant exam given by the American Medical Technologists association (AMT).

Diploma in Medical Billing and Insurance Coding

Herzing University Online offers several different options for those looking to further their education in the field of Medical Billing and Insurance Coding. Each program incorporates the core courses required for successful entry into this field and adds additional courses as required by the level of education the student pursues.The Diploma program is comprised solely of the core courses required for individuals seeking entry-level employment in the field of Medical Billing and Insurance Coding. At 45 credits, the diploma takes approximately 12-18 months to complete. Career opportunities for Diploma graduates include Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Coder, and Insurance Claims Analyst.

Diploma in Medical Office Administration

The Diploma in Medical Office Administration online program is comprised solely of the core courses required for individuals seeking entry-level employment in the field of Healthcare Administration. At 39 credits, the diploma takes approximately 12-16 months to complete. Career opportunities for Diploma graduates include Medical Office Specialist, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Secretary, and Admitting Clerk.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. With advanced coursework in TCM and an extensive internship component, graduates of this program will be capable of challenging the Dr. TCM licensing examinations through the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA of BC). At the Doctor of TCM level, PCU College of Holistic Medicine offers a wide range of advanced courses in five departments: Western Medicine, TCM Clinical Science, Traditional Chinese Classics, TCM Clinical Training, and General Studies. This reflects the progress from learning TCM theories, clinical skills to critical analysis of TCM philosophy and conducting TCM research. Students will also learn more advanced western medical subjects to enrich their clinical knowledge. All departments are complementary and interrelated. Core courses and clinics are taught hand in hand to integrate theoretical learning with practical training.

Medicine Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Medicine Schools (campus and online)

Harvard University
Total Programs 113
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 1st
Yale University
Total Programs 132
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 2nd
Stanford University
Total Programs 126
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 3rd
Columbia University in the City of New York
Total Programs 192
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 4th
University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of California-Los Angeles
Total Programs 168
Number of Subjects 111
Rank in USA 7th
Brown University
Total Programs 135
Number of Subjects 88
Rank in USA 9th
University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
Northwestern University
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 11th
New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
Dartmouth College
Total Programs 88
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 14th
Duke University
Total Programs 77
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 15th
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 103
Rank in USA 16th
Vanderbilt University
Total Programs 144
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 17th
Johns Hopkins University
Total Programs 178
Number of Subjects 136
Rank in USA 19th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of California-San Diego
Total Programs 121
Number of Subjects 89
Rank in USA 22nd
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
Tufts University
Total Programs 120
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 24th
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th