The College of Health Care Professions Announces Online Expansion Beyond Texas Borders to Meet Growing Demand

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Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 21-percent growth in health information technician careers over the next ten years.

The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), a Texas-based career college that has been training students in the health care field for over 25 years, is proud to announce it will expand their online campus beyond state lines to Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Virginia. All of the online expansion campuses will offer an online associate’s degree in Health Care Management (HCM), and most of the online campuses will also offer an associate’s degree in Health Information Technology and Management (HITM). These two programs are currently only available online from The College of Health Care Professions.

CHCP’s Health Care Management program teaches students the current state of health and disease, health care law and ethics, the psychology of health care, financial operations of the health care system along with basic office management, technical and professional skills, human resources and project management. Courses through the program include, but are not limited to, introduction to business, principles of management and leadership, human resources management, medical document formats, accounting, patient privacy rights and medical ethics. Once students earn this associate’s degree in Health Care Management, they are prepared to work at clinics, laboratories, ambulatory care facilities, nursing homes and rehabilitation facilitations in the medical and health care management field. The Health Care Management online program takes as little as 20 months to complete and is approved by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

Health Information Technology and Management professionals are responsible for accurately managing and organizing patient health data content in electronic and paper formats. The Health Information Technology and Management online program combines theory and practice to meet the competencies outlined by industry leading certification guidelines. Courses through the program include, but are not restricted to, advance medical coding, coding and reimbursement methodologies, psychology for health care professionals, revenue cycle management, quality management and legal aspects of health information reimbursement. Once students earn this associate’s degree in Health Information Technology and Management, they are equipped to have successful careers in hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, health facilities, educational institutions, government agencies and vendor firms. The Health Information Technology and Management online program takes as little as 24 months to complete and is approved by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and job placement assistance is available upon completion of the associate’s degree.

“Due to an overwhelming number of requests from students across the country for our Health Information Technology Management and Health Care Management programs, we are excited to now offer enrollment to students in these states to fulfill their educational needs and the employers that request these degrees,” said Jon Emerald, CEO of The College of Health Care Professions.

About The College of Health Care Professions
The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) is an accredited career institution dedicated to providing students quality, personalized medical training for entry-level employment in the allied health care fields. Founded 25 years ago by physicians, CHCP offers a variety of medical programs focused on students attaining knowledge and proficiency through demonstration, hands-on operation of equipment and the practice of learned techniques. CHCP also provides continuing education and on-going professional development to the health care industry. CHCP currently has six campus locations in five cities throughout Texas: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. CHCP online programs are available throughout Texas giving students the flexibility to advance their careers on their own time. The College of Health Care Professions is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools and the United States Department of Education. For more information about CHCP, please visit http://www.CHCP.edu.

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