High-Tech Institute Memphis to Offer Three New Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs

High-Tech Institute in Memphis will begin offering three new degree programs, with a class start set for May 31, 2010 for all programs. The school is located at 5865 Shelby Oaks Circle, Suite 100, in Memphis.

High-Tech Institute Memphis will offer three new Associate of Applied Science degree programs in Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding and Paralegal. The school also offers diploma programs in Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Pharmacy Technician and X-Ray Technician (Limited Scope).

"We are excited to now introduce associate degree programs in addition to our diploma offerings,” said Catherine McClarin, president of High-Tech Institute Memphis. “These degree offerings broaden the opportunities for our students to gain additional educational experience, making them qualified for a wider range of career opportunities.”

Among the new Associate of Applied Science degree programs:

  • Medical Assistant – The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled health professional who plays an important role as a member of the health care team in a variety of medical settings. This program introduces students to anatomy and physiology of the body systems, medical terminology, and required clinical and administrative skills. Upon graduation, students will be prepared to seek employmentas an entry-level Clinical Medical Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Bookkeeper, and Laboratory Assistant.
  • Medical Billing & Coding – Students will receive training in all areas of insurance billing and medical coding, medical records, as well as study the human anatomy, physiology and common diseases and an introduction to medical terminology and pharmacology. Upon graduation, students will be qualified to seek employment as a medical insurance biller, a medical records coder or health information technician.
  • Paralegal – Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the legal system to meet the growing needs of the legal field and gain competence in assisting legal professionals in delivering quality legal services. Students are exposed to civil law and litigation, criminal law and adversarial process, family law and property, transactional law, business law, estate planning and probate, administrative law and alternate dispute resolution.

Prospective students should call 866-269-7251 or visit http://www.hightechinstitute.edu/locations/high-tech-institute-memphis/ for more information.

About High-Tech Institute
Established in 2003 High -Tech Institute Memphis is part of the Anthem Education Group of schools and colleges. Anthem Education Group (AEG) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based family of schools and colleges that provides career focused training and education programs at 23 accredited institutions in 15 states and through online programs, offering masters, bachelors and associates degrees as well as diplomas. The Anthem Education Group family of schools, which has been providing quality post-secondary education for more than a century, includes Anthem College, Anthem College Online, Anthem Institute, The Bryman School of Arizona, Morrison University, Allied College and High-Tech Institute.

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