If you are a military spouse looking for a career that can move with you, the healthcare industry could be the answer. Skilled healthcare workers are always in demand, and the field is estimated to add nearly two million American jobs in the next eight years. That's an increase of 14 percent, far outpacing the growth of all other occupations.
MedCerts offers a number of healthcare training programs, and you can get help paying for your education through a Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship. Eligible military spouses can receive up to $4000 of MyCAA funding from the Department of Defense to take certification, licensing, or associate's degree programs.
Here are some of MedCerts' healthcare online training and medical programs available to you.
The MedCerts online Health Unit Coordinator program trains students to work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities managing a healthcare unit, office or staff. The 17-week online course will prepare you for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist exams. Health Unit Coordinators earn an estimated salary of $26,000 to $52,000 per year.
If you love animals, consider becoming a veterinary assistant. MedCerts has partnered with VetBloom to provide a cutting-edge online veterinary assistant program that you can complete in 26 weeks and pay for with MyCAA funding. Our vet assistant training program meets the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America standards and prepares you to take the National Approved Veterinary Assistant examination upon program completion. You'll also have the opportunity to work with potential employers through a hands-on externship experience to build a solid resume outside of class. Once you start working in this field, you can earn an annual salary of $15,000 to $45,000.
You can become a pharmacy technician professional in just 24 weeks. MedCerts' ASHP/ACPE accredited Pharmacy Technician Professional Online Certification & Training Program equips you with the knowledge to complete a 160-hour externship and earn the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Your MyCAA scholarship can cover the tuition, and MedCerts will pay for the registration and cost of the CPhT exam. Pharmacy technician professionals typically earn $19,000 to $70,000 per year.
If you have 13 weeks, you can complete MedCerts' Medical Front Office Admin Specialist Online Certification & Training Program. This program provides you with all the skills you need to succeed in a medical office environment. You will also gain the necessary expertise to become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant and take your career to the next level. As a medical front office administration specialist, you could earn anywhere from $21,000 to $45,000 a year.
Electronic health records specialists are an essential part of every healthcare provider's practice. MedCerts’ Electronic Health Records Specialist Online Certification & Training Program prepares you to step into this important role in as little as 10 weeks. After completing the program, you can earn your Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist certification and begin your new career. The annual salary for electronic health records specialists is $21,000 to $63,000.
These are just some of MedCerts' healthcare programs that will train you for a portable healthcare career. Your MyCAA funding covers the tuition for all of these programs and more, so you don't have to wait any longer to find your perfect job.