Start Your Career in the Healthcare Industry

Florida Gulf Coast University has partnered with a number of leading online education providers to offer certifications and professional prep courses to help jump start your healthcare career. 

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Endless healthcare options

Explore a multitude of healthcare related courses we offer in connection with Ed2go; some offer certifications, prepare you for national exams or strictly knowledge-based courses. 


Further your healthcare career!

We are partnered with Career Step to offer a multitude of healthcare related trainings. The flexible online training you need to start a new career in the medical industry.

Medical Coding & Billing for Outpatient Services Program

Like most professions in healthcare, medical coding and billing isn’t a dead-end road. After you complete your training and establish a career in Outpatient Services, you’ll have plenty of advancement opportunities. There’s a number of job titles in the field—and they all provide varying levels of experience, salary potential, and day-to-day responsibilities.

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Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship

Be prepared for a successful career as a medical assistant in just 4 months. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the medical assistant field will grow by 29%, or over 184,000 jobs, by 2026.* The medical assistant career path offers several benefits.

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Physical Therapy Aide

Be prepared for a successful career as a physical therapy aide in just 4 months. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the number of jobs available for physical therapy aides will increase by 30% by 2026.

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Medical Administrative Assistant with Electronic Health Records

Prepare for a successful career as a medical administrative assistant with EHR expertise. Average salaries are $34,000/yr, and there are over 64,000 new jobs* expected nationwide by 2024 for medical administrative assistants—start training today to take advantage of these opportunities!

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Veterinary Assistant

Study and gain the skills you need to get a job as a veterinary assistant. With new jobs expected nationwide across the $60 billion a year pet industry, there are a variety of opportunities.

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Healthcare IT

Gain the specialized skills you need to start a rewarding technology career in the rapidly growing healthcare industry. You'll be prepared for numerous industry certifications, and with employment growth in the healthcare and the technology industries as well as average annual salaries of $50,000*, this is an excellent career choice.

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Behavioral and Psychiatric Health Technician

Behavioral health and psychiatric technician training teaches the skills you need to provide direct services and support to patients who display patterns of disruptive behavior that requires management and intervention.

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Pharmacy Technician

This program was developed by a board-certified pharmacist and pharmacy technicians with years of experience to prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The program is one of the only online pharmacy technicians programs accredited by the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists (ASHP) / Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

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Phlebotomy Technician

Prepare for a successful career as a phlebotomy technician in less than a month. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly, and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the phlebotomy technician field will grow by 24%, or over 30,000 jobs, by 2026.

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Medical Office Manager

Develop all of the skills you need to succeed in a healthcare office—whether you're managing the administration or handling the billing. Graduate prepared for numerous industry certifications and over 64,000 new jobs* expected in this field over the next few years. Take the first step toward your new career today!

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Medical Scribe

This program provides a comprehensive overview of the skills you need to be a successful medical scribe. We’ll discuss basic medical procedures and walk you through standard administrative duties and documentation processes.

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EKG Technician

Get trained and certification-ready with an online program built to adapt to your needs. Electrocardiogram (EKG) technicians conduct diagnostic tests that help doctors identify cardiovascular issues in patients. They’re an important—even vital—part of a healthcare team.

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Explore These Exciting Opportunities!

FGCU Complete
FGCU Complete offers students who have previously earned college credits the chance to work toward a Bachelor's degree in select programs. 
Online Certifications
Learn how you can earn a certificate in numerous areas (i.e. Skilled Trades, Media & Design, Business, Information Technology, etc.) online.
Earn credit or improve your skills with non-credit courses; learn about a variety of short courses, seminars, certificates and CEU programs offered through Professional Development. 

Our online learning programs range from earning a certificate in social media to taking a drivers improvement course to comply with a ticket. If you are interested in finding out more about our programs, please do not hesitate to contact us.