Your Future Healthcare Career

Your Future Healthcare Career

If you’re interested in a career in Healthcare, it might be confusing where to start. There are so many options out there, but which option is best for you? Through ORT’s healthcare programs, you not only receive the Associate degree or Diploma that you need to start your career, but you will also be prepared to take a national certification test through NCCT, further helping you jump start your career anywhere in the nation.

To see which one of ORT’s programs is right for you, let’s take a look at all your options.

Medical Office Management

If you want to work in a hospital or clinic as a Medical Office Manager, Medical Receptionist, or Medical Administrative Assistant, the AAS in Medical Office Management is right for you.

In this program, you’ll learn about medical billing, insurance coding, medical records, medical terminology, and computer skills. In all of our Healthcare programs, you’ll also have the chance to do an Externship, earning valuable real-world experience.


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Pharmacy Technician Administration

With an AAS in Pharmacy Technology Administration, you’ll be ready for a job in a hospital, medical center, grocery store, or pharmacy. You’ll also be prepared to take the optional Pharmacy Technician Certification Board licensing exam.

In this program, you’ll learn all about the role of computers in the pharmacy industry. You’ll study things like supply distribution, inventory control, pharmaceuticals, pharmacy terminology, pharmacy equipment and maintenance, and purchasing methods.

Medical Clinical Assistant

If you want to work in a lab or doctor’s office helping perform procedures, then the AAS Degree in Medical & Clinical Assistant is right for you. After this program, you could be an EKG Assistant, Medical Assistant, or Medical Clinical Assistant. You could also take an exam and apply for a Phlebotomy license to work as a Phlebotomist in a hospital or clinical laboratory.

As a student, you’ll learn basic lab tests, specimen collection, Phlebotomy, how to perform and interpret EKG’s, remove sutures, prep patients for miner surgery, and many other highly sought after skills.



If you want to work in a laboratory as a Phlebotomist, drawing blood from patients, then our Certificate program in Phlebotomy is your first step. After about 8-11 weeks, you’ll be ready to take the NCCT exam and apply for your license to work as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

You’ll study things like Anatomy, Physiology, blood collection, infection control, patient communication, and risk factors & complications. You will also get to practice on real patients during your Externship.

Hopefully this article helped you narrow down your options for your new Healthcare career. If you’re interested in any of these programs or you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our Advisors.

LA ORT is a group of nonprofit junior colleges in Los Angeles and Van Nuys provide career training in short term courses.