College of Health Professions

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Healthcare Students Can Achieve More

Health Professions degrees combine studies in medical disciplines, as well as administration, management, information systems, and more, to prepare students for future success with a well-rounded education in health issues and outcomes. With this degree, you can work in many different areas such as sociology, public health, psychology and health education.

Health Professions degrees also prepare students for non-clinical careers without licensure, such as managing medical claims and maintaining patient health records.

If your goal is to work on the healthcare industry’s administrative side, completing a healthcare program certificate is often all the education you need. Many of our certificates can be completed within eight months, allowing students to quickly get back into the job market.

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8 Months
to complete a certificate

What Will I Learn?

By obtaining a degree in health professions, you can find employment in the healthcare industry and perform your job better. Health Professions online course topics consist of medical terminology, healthcare delivery systems, healthcare software applications and more. Also, you’ll gain a legal and ethical understanding of healthcare practices.

If you are interested in the integration of technology and healthcare, then consider the health information management program. And for an entry-level health professions position, the Electronic Health Records and Medical Coding and Billing Certificate programs are excellent options.

Graduate programs expand on undergraduate foundations with a more advanced curriculum. You’ll gain real-world experience in a clinical practice setting under the supervision of healthcare professionals. You’ll also develop leadership skills to help you thrive in a management position.

Our Mission

The University of Arkansas Grantham College of Health Professions provides health care practitioners with the knowledge and skills in areas of leadership, community concepts, research and evidence based practice required in a technological world, enabling them to utilize resources and collaborate in working toward the goal of improving health care.

Meet Your Team

The faculty for UA Grantham’s College of Health Professions are master educators and professional mentors – with plenty of real-world practice in their fields – dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service.

More Accreditations

Graduates of accredited universities like University of Arkansas Grantham have an upper hand in the hunt for a new job or promotion in the healthcare field. With a degree or certificate from the College of Health Professions, you will be well positioned for any number of rewarding new roles, from health education specialist to community health worker, nutritionist or lab technician. There are several specialized programs available to students wanting to pursue a career in healthcare.