School of Health Sciences

High-demand Health Sciences Degrees for Careers Helping Patients

The healthcare industry is one of today’s fastest growing and changing industries. This combination of growth and change has helped to cause a surge in demand for healthcare professionals. At Rasmussen College, our School of Health Sciences offers a range of education programs to help you start or advance your healthcare career, in fields ranging from medical assisting to health information technology (HIT).

As a Certificate, Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree graduate, you can use your degree to help you become a sought-after healthcare professional. Whether you want a successful career working directly with patients or behind-the-scenes in a healthcare facility, our School of Health Sciences offers a program to fit your career goals. Plus, with our instructors holding you to the highest academic standard and developing your high-touch patient interaction skills, you will gain a competitive advantage in your job search upon graduation.

Spring Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring Quarter 2014 begins
May 12
Spring Mid Quarter 2014 begins
May 26
Holiday — Memorial Day, campuses closed
June 22
Spring Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring I Session 2014 begins
May 18
Spring I Session 2014 ends
May 19
Spring II Session 2014 begins
June 29
Spring II Session 2014 ends
Summer Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

July 4
Holiday — Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer Quarter 2014 begins
August 11
Summer Mid Quarter 2014 begins
September 1
Holiday — Labor Day, campuses closed
September 21
Summer Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

July 4
Holiday — Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer I Session 2014 begins
August 17
Summer I Session 2014 ends
August 18
Summer II Session 2014 begins
September 28
Summer II Session 2014 ends
Fall Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

October 6
Fall Quarter 2014 begins
November 10
Fall Mid Quarter 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday — Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 27
Holiday — Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
November 28
Holiday — Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
December 21
Fall Quarter 2014 ends
December 25
Holiday — Christmas Day, campuses closed

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

October 6
Fall I Session 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday — Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 16
Fall I Session 2014 ends
November 17
Fall II Session 2014 begins
December 28
Fall II Session 2014 ends
Winter Quarter 2015

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

January 1
Holiday — New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 5
Winter Quarter 2015 begins
January 19
Holiday — Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
February 9
Winter Mid Quarter 2015 begins
March 22
Winter Quarter 2015 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

January 1
Holiday — New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 5
Winter I Session 2015 begins
January 19
Holiday — Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
February 8
Winter I Session 2015 ends
February 9
Winter II Session 2015 begins
March 29
Winter II Session 2015 ends


Recent Blog Posts

3 HUGE Healthcare Trends Impacting the Future of Medical Coding
ICD-10 has 23 times more procedure codes than its predecessor, ICD-9. This is just one of the striking healthcare trends new medical coders face. Read more to find out the others.

Written by Elizabeth Xu on August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments


Stars Align for Fargo Health Information Management Student
There are a precious few times in life where it just seems like the stars have aligned and by some stroke of luck everything in life is going your way. Fargo health information management student Brenna Welton is currently in the middle of one of those great runs of luck. However, attributing her recent string of success to just luck is selling Welton short. As the saying goes, you make your own luck. This is how Welton, with the help of Rasmussen College, created her own luck and began a new career she never imagined possible.

Written by Will Erstad on August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments


11 Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs Employers Want to Fill NOW
Not only is the healthcare field booming, but we've found 11 healthcare positions that require very little field experience-making the transition from undergrad student to healthcare professional a fairly smooth one.

Written by Megan Ruesink on July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments