The Health Care industry is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy. This growth has been fueled by advances in technology and pharmacology as well as by the ageing population. The occupational specialties within the healthcare industry are too numerous to list. Martinsburg College has identified two of the most important specializations within this industry in which to provide training:
- Pharmacy Technician
- Surgical Instrument Processing
Medical Administration refers to the roles within the healthcare industry which are primarily responsible for the efficient administrative operations of a medical facility. These roles can range from a variety of positions, but all contribute to the overall health and well-being of the patient and support for the medical staff. The field of medical administration encompasses both technical aspects of healthcare delivery management and the social and policy issues regarding access to healthcare.
- Medical Office Administration
- Healthcare Administration Technology
- Comprehensive Medical Transcription
When choosing to study business and professional development, essentially, individuals are choosing to learn how to create long-term value for an organization and build a foundation in skills and knowledge which can be useful in a variety of positions.
- Business Administration
- Project Management
- Human Resources Management
- Financial Fundamentals and Bookkeeping
- Ultimate Sales Skills
- Office Technology
- Business Communications
Governmental protection professional is pushing HOMELAND SECURITY on a virtual touch screen. Business metaphor and security industry concept for emergency preparedness and threat prevention.[/caption] The Office of Homeland Security was created eleven days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. The office was created with the purpose and responsibility to oversee and coordinate a comprehensive national strategy to protect the United States against terrorism and respond to any future attacks. The Department of Homeland Security became operational on January 24, 2003 approximately sixty days after the Homeland Security Act was passed. The Department of Homeland Security combined twenty-two different federal departments and agencies into one unified agency. Since its creation, the Department of Homeland Security’s scope has expanded to include Cyber security issues, natural disasters, and border security, in addition to protecting the United States against external or internal terrorist attacks.
Information Technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
- Technology Support Technician
- Computer Support Technology
- Systems Administration
- Systems Design
- Digital Technology Integration