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Health Degrees and Programs Offered in Georgia (GA)


Health degrees in Georgia cover all aspects of health care including courses in nursing, health care administration, health care management and health policy and advocacy. Bachelor of health degrees in Georgia can lead to many rewarding health care careers both in health care practice and administration. Health care practitioners and nursing care facility administrators in Georgia are also required to pass a licensing examination and to participate in continuing education.

Careers with health degrees in GA

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that by 2009 the population of Georgia had reached approximately 9,829,211 people. In 2009 according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 11,414,440 people were employed in health care throughout the United States, 290,050 of them were employed within the state of Georgia. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that in Georgia, the highest category of employment in the health care practitioners and technical occupations field in 2009 was registered nurses. Their mean hourly wage was $29.30 and their mean annual salary was $60,940. In the field of health care support occupations, the highest category of employment was nursing aides, orderlies and attendants. Their mean hourly wage was $10.12 and their mean annual salary was $21,050.

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Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
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Master of Science in Health Care Management

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School has brought the philosophy of business with humanity in mind to a part time format. Now offering several degrees to the part-time student, students can now become business leaders at this nationally recognized institution in as little as 2.5 years.

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Healthcare Management (BS)
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