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Harris’s Linwood Campus Features Healthcare Careers

medical assistant programs, medical assistant schools, medical billing courses, medical billing trainingHealth Claims Specialist, Pharmacy Technicians, and Professional Medical Assistant are three programs that prepare students for careers in the field of healthcare

Are you looking for a career in the field of healthcare? Do you live near Atlantic County, NJ? If so, the Linwood campus of the Harris School of Business may be a good fit for you. The Linwood campus offers career-focused training in three programs: Pharmacy Technician, Health Claims Specialist (medical billing and coding), and Professional Medical Assistant.

Pharmacy Technician:  This program prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need to work in a community pharmacy or a hospital-based pharmacy. Pharmacy technicians work with pharmacists, and play a key role in getting customers and patients the medications they need.

Health Claims Specialist:  This program teaches students about medical billing and coding. Health claims specialists are responsible for preparing, submitting, and processing medical insurance claims. Health claims specialists are not directly involved in clinical settings with patients, but they still play an important part in helping the healthcare system run smoothly.

Professional Medical Assistant:  In this program, students learn what it means to be a medical assistant in today’s field of healthcare. In addition to learning anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology, students also get hands-on experience as they learn clinical skills such as taking vital signs, administering ECG’s, sterilizing equipment, and updating patient information electronically. Professional medical assistants work in a wide range of healthcare and clinical settings, from medical offices, to urgent care centers, to hospitals.

Located in Atlantic County, in southern New Jersey, the Linwood campus offers a comfortable setting and a welcoming atmosphere to begin your path toward a new career in the field of healthcare. Linwood is not far from Atlantic City, and is just a short drive from other nearby towns such as Somer’s Point, Northfield, Egg Harbor Township, and other Jersey Shore towns.

The Harris School of Business also operates from six other campuses across South Jersey, Central New Jersey, the Philadelphia region, and Delaware. Visit our locations page to find the campus nearest you. Or call us today at 1.800.510-7920 to learn more about starting a new career path at the Harris School of Business.