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Start Your Career in Health Care at Keiser University

Keiser University has been providing quality hands-on education in the health care field since 1977. Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs. Our courses range from the undergraduate through graduate level and are taught in a high energy environment in which you can excel. Keiser University’s Nursing programs provide a pathway for students who want to prepare to become an RN, BSN or MSN.

Begin or advance your nursing education today. Explore our degree programs in health care and nursing below and contact us to request information.

Degrees & Programs: Begin Your Path Towards Becoming a Health Care Professional

Associate's Degrees

Associate of Science in Biotechnology (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Biotechnology trains students in many disciplines including genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Graduates learn the skills necessary to perform laboratory tests using standardized laboratory procedures. By the end of the program, students become equipped for an entry-level position in the biotechnology field.
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Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography prepares competent graduates who are eligible for entry-level positions in the ultrasound field. The program facilitates the development of learned knowledge and skills of a graduate sonographer. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning to its graduates.
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Associate of Science in Health Information Management (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Health Information Management trains students to function as entry-level Health Information Technicians (HIT). The HIT professional is a vital member of the healthcare team specializing in electronic health records and software programs; medical coding and billing; and safeguarding patient confidentiality. The program provides students with the knowledge and technology skills necessary to become for expanding career opportunities in patient privacy/data security and computerized health information.
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Associate of Science in Health Services Administration (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Health Services Administration teaches students basic health services administration skills. The program prepares students in both business and health service administration, providing courses on business law, management and marketing principles, medical anatomy, physiology and terminology, and front office management.
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Associate of Science in Histotechnology (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Histotechnology prepares students to work as Histotechnicians in a variety of anatomic pathology laboratory settings. The Histotechnology program is designed to develop technical and intellectual skills as well as developing individuals with a commitment to quality patient care, a passion for the profession, and continued growth within the field.
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Associate of Science in Massage Therapy (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Massage Therapy prepares students to become licensed massage therapists in Florida and perform therapeutic massage in a wide range of professional settings (including medical offices, hospice, rehabilitative facilities, and spas), as well as establish and run a successful private therapeutic massage practice. The program focuses on the following areas of study: anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and applied therapeutic massage techniques. In addition, students learn Eastern bodywork and Western massage modalities, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and Florida Law pertaining to massage.
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Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing & Coding (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Administrative Billing & Coding prepares students to assign accurate medical codes for diagnostic procedures and other services offered by healthcare practitioners. Students will learn various clerical and administrative functions that relate to insurance claims, compliance, & reimbursement.
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Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing & Coding (A.S.) (Asociado en Codificación y Facturación Administrativa Médica - en Español)

El Asociado en Codificación y Facturación Médica otorgado por la Universidad de Keiser prepara a los estudiantes para asignar códigos médicos precisos para los procedimientos de diagnóstico y otros servicios ofrecidos por profesionales en servicios de la salud. Los estudiantes aprenderán diversas funciones secretariales y administrativas que se relacionan con las reclamaciones de seguros, cumplimiento de procesos y reembolsos.
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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting Science prepares students to perform various clinical duties including taking patient histories, measuring vital signs, assisting physicians with examinations, giving injections as directed by the physician, venipuncture, performing CLIA waived laboratory tests, and performing electrocardiograms (ECG). In addition, students will learn clerical and administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, and preparing insurance claims.
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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science (A.S.) (Asociado en Ciencias de Asistencia Medica)

El Asociado en Ciencias de Asistencia Médica de la Universidad de Keiser prepara a los estudiantes para realizar diversas tareas clínicas incluyendo la toma de historias cínicas, la medición de los signos vitales, ayudar a los médicos con los exámenes físicos, la aplicación de inyecciones como lo indique el médico, la punción venosa, la realización de pruebas de laboratorio de acuerdo con las Enmiendas de Mejoramiento de Laboratorio Clínico (CLIA), y la realización de electrocardiogramas (ECG). Además, los estudiantes aprenderán tareas de oficina y de administración, como la programación de citas, el mantenimiento de registros de los pacientes, y la preparación de las reclamaciones de seguros.
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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting prepares students to perform medical assisting duties under the direct supervision of a physician. Prepare for a career as a medical assistant and play an integral part of a physician’s health care team. Learn diverse skills in a hands-on environment and develop the skills needed for this versatile position.
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Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technician (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician educates and prepares students to function effectively and collaboratively as a member of a medical laboratory team. The program provides exposure to various laboratory tests in accordance with nationally standardized laboratory practices as defined within the scope of the profession.
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Associate of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology instructs students in the use of radioactive material to visualize diagnose and treat pathology through proper utilization of specialized equipment and techniques. Graduates are eligible to sit for certification examinations given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-N) and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
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Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant prepares students to work as occupational therapy assistants under direct supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Students learn the therapeutic use of occupations in order to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health.
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Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant prepares students for employment as a skilled licensed health care worker under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
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Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, using ionizing-radiation producing equipment to administer therapeutic doses of radiation as prescribed by physicians for treatment of disease — generally cancer. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible for licensure by the State of Florida to practice Radiation Therapy. The Radiation Therapy program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning in its graduates.
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Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, producing radiographic images in accordance with standardized practices and procedures. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida to practice Radiologic Technology.
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Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy prepares students for employment as respiratory therapists under the supervision of licensed physicians. Successful completion of the program qualifies graduates to receive an Associate of Science degree, and become eligible to sit for the national accreditation exams for the designation of the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and apply for state license as a respiratory therapist.
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Associate of Science in Surgical Technology (A.S.)

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology provides students with the technical ability; knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of a healthcare team in hospital or surgical center operating rooms. Students receive instruction in essentials of healthcare, surgical instrumentation, anatomy, physiology, medical language and pharmacology. Graduates are prepared for employment as surgical technologists.
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Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.) (BMT, Pre-Med)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences program prepares students for entry into health sciences and analytical/research laboratories. Graduates possess the skills to perform in a variety of science-related positions. They will have completed the prerequisites necessary to be successful in graduate programs in the sciences as well as a multitude of professional programs such as occupational and physical therapy, dentistry, pharmacy, physician and physician assistant programs. In addition, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences can also be a terminal program for individuals who wish to work in laboratory settings and other occupations.
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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.) (Equine Studies)

The Equine Studies concentration offers graduates a well-rounded educational opportunity necessary to be successful in the equine industry while preparing students for admission to graduate programs in Veterinarian Medicine.
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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.) (Pre-Physician Assistant)

A Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences with a Pre-Physician Assistant concentration is available for students pursuing acceptance into Physician Assistant graduate level programs. This concentration prepares students for admission to Physician Assistant graduate programs by providing graduates with the fundamentals required for transitioning into advanced degrees. The program provides students with the skills necessary to succeed in many biology-based careers and graduate programs.
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Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology program trains students in many disciplines including genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology and prepares them for entry into health sciences and analytical / research laboratories. Graduates of the program will have completed the prerequisites necessary to be successful in graduate programs or work in laboratory settings and other occupations.
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Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition (B.S.)

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition combines clinical evaluation, community concerns, and food service management into a profession long valued for its service to individuals and the community at large and focused on proper nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases. Following graduation, students are eligible to take the Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) examination.
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Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (B.S.) (HIM)

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management (HIM) prepares students to interact with all levels of an organization that employ patient data in decision-making and everyday operations. HIM professionals work with information technology systems and databases to manage and secure large amounts of complex data for clinicians and healthcare organizations.
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Bachelor of Science in Health Science

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science is a completion program for graduates of associate of science programs in allied health fields. The curriculum supports an expanded professional role, enhances interdisciplinary understanding and provides a base for graduate education.
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Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration (B.A.) (HSA)

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Services Administration provides a basic understanding of health services administration and of the unique skills needed by a health service administrator. Topics include theoretical and practical skills-building coursework in both the public and private sectors including topics such as healthcare leadership, healthcare marketing, healthcare public policy, ethical and legal considerations in healthcare, healthcare finance, and research methods.
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Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration (B.A.) (HSA) Licenciatura en Administración de Servicios de Salud (en Español)

La licenciatura en Artes en Administración de Servicios de Salud de la Universidad de Keiser proporciona una comprensión básica de la administración de servicios de salud y de las habilidades únicas que necesita un administrador de servicios de salud.
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Bachelor of Science in Imaging Science

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences degree program develops the administrative and/or clinical knowledge of technologists, providing the educational foundation for advanced certifications and career growth. Students may choose from concentrations in imaging administration or clinical imaging depending upon the student’s area of interest and career pathway. The program offers technologists advanced course work toward a bachelor’s degree completion and at least partial fulfillment of post-primary certification eligibility requirements.
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Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.)

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science is a degree completion program for Medical Laboratory Technicians. The program prepares students for work as Medical Laboratory Scientists. Graduates will possess the skills to perform laboratory tests in accordance with standardized laboratory practices.
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Master's Degrees

Master of Health Services Administration (M.B.A.)

Keiser University’s Master of Business Administration offers an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world. The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the business profession. Students have the option of a MBA or to extend the core MBA program by taking credits in one of five advanced areas of study, one of which is Health Services Administration.
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Master of Health Services Administration (M.B.A.) (Mandarin)*

Keiser University’s Master of Business Administration offers an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world in Health Administration. The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the business profession. All courses are taught in Mandarin.
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Nutrition with Distance Learning Internship (M.S.)

The Keiser University Graduate Master of Science in Nutrition with Distance Learning Internship (KU-MS/DI) combined program with a concentration area of Community Nutrition is rigorous and fast-paced. The coursework is designed to allow interns to complete their supervised practice requirements in their geographic area. Interns will be able to use local sites and preceptors to complete their rotations.
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Occupational Therapy – Bridge Program (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Bridge Program at Keiser University is designed to educate health care providers with COTA credentials to build upon their existing professional experience. In the course of completing the MSOT graduate degree, students in the program will develop managerial, program assessment, and client evaluation skills while expanding their leadership roles in the field of occupational therapy.
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Physician Assistant (M.S.) (P.A.)

The Keiser University Physician Assistant (PA) program maintains high-quality faculty to help students become caring health care providers and learn the material necessary to prepare for future careers as PAs. Keiser University and the Keiser University Physician Assistant Program are committed to providing students with the skills necessary for successful employment in the health care setting.
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Certificate Programs

Health Services Management

Keiser University’s Graduate Business Certificate Programs educate students in the theories and practices of the business world. The certificate programs are geared toward students who want to learn the foundational skills in a particular field or those who want to build upon their existing senior-level experience to advance their career in one of the subject areas. The courses in each of the areas can be applied toward an MBA degree for candidates who meet admissions criteria. Certificate students specialize in one of the following areas: Health Services Management or Management and Leadership.
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Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Health Services Management (D.H.Sc)

The Doctor of Health Science degree provides healthcare professionals with the theory and skills to advance a career in health-related administration, teaching, or clinical practice where advanced analytical and conceptual capabilities are required. The focus is on critical analysis and evaluation of complex issues and challenges arising in professional practice.
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Mrs. Percy and Mr. Williams believed in me. They were more than instructors, they tried to get to know you as a person and tried to understand your goals so they could push you towards them. And Mrs. Crawford from student services helped me find a job before I even graduated. She was dedicated to my overall success.

Jessica Kircher

Going to Keiser University was one of the greatest experiences in my life. All of my deans, professors, and staff made me feel that I was a part of something very special, and I am. I would recommend for anyone to get their education at Keiser University.

Belinda Haney

The two instructors that have impacted my life are Mr. Williams and Mrs. Percy. Both of them believed in my ability to become a great graphic designer, regardless of how I felt about my skills. I appreciate their motivation to get me to where I am today.

Justin Pugh

Beyond the curriculum of the courses, the lessons the instructors have taught me have paid dividends in my real work experiences. How to respond to criticisms, project and time management, interview skills, the list goes on and on. At the end of the day, they not only showed me how to design, but they taught me how to be a professional.

Ryan Bushey

If not for my education at Keiser I probably would not be where I am today, in both life and career. It is because of going to Keiser and the instructors I had that I joined a club started by Mr. Williams, The Lakeland Shooters Photography Group, which allowed me to venture into an amazing and very creative field that I use to enhance all aspects of my life.

Anthony Sassano

The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

Dale Caverly

Without the education I received at Keiser University, I would not be where I am today!

Meisha Ebanks, R.N.

I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

Carlos Ramirez Flores

Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

Connie Sue Centrella

It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

Annelise Merriner, PA-C

Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I had been going to another school before, I dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley

The BA for Business Administration at Keiser has to be one of the best in the nation. Keiser takes the basics that are taught at the Associates level and uses them to strengthen your skills and knowledge.

Vivian R. Howard, BA in Business Administration Graduate

I found that Keiser University’s Nuclear Medicine program of advanced studies and small class size was a perfect fit. I never came across a faculty member who wasn’t truly interested.

Gustavo Gonzalez, Nuclear Medicine Technology Graduate