Is it for you?

Interested in working in health care, the largest industry in the U.S., without having to care for patients? Healthcare technology puts you in a growing industry where there's a strong career outlook for technologists like clinical coders, data analysts, patient information coordinators and health record technicians.

Fueled by new information privacy regulations, careers in healthcare technology are among the 20 occupations projected to grow fastest through 2012. Associate degree program prepare you in just 2 years or less to work as a skilled professional in hospitals, physician's offices, clinics and other medical or mental health facilities as well as for pharmaceutical companies, educational institutions, government agencies and vendor firms.