Date of publication: 2017-07-09 14:10
With the emergence of social media, businesses are recognizing the need to enhance their marketing mix by connecting through digital channels. The digital marketing certificate emphasizes an understanding of digital marketing, social media, Internet marketing, consumer behavior, web analytics, search engine optimization, and advertising and creativity strategy. Upon completion of this certificate students will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to identify demand for products and services and digital marketing strategies.
The Master of Science in Nursing programs at the University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http:///ccne-accreditation .
The AA in Criminal Justice Program is designed to address the needs of the Criminal justice and security occupations that require the breadth and depth of knowledge and a continually evolving set of physical, technological, cognitive, and interpersonal skills to navigate a rapidly changing environment. The program is designed to accommodate those requiring basic knowledge, as well as individuals seeking a comprehensive understanding of the field.
The Associate of Arts degree in Information Technology program provides the opportunity to specialize through the selection of College of Information Systems and Technology practical based academic certificates aligned to industry certifications in a variety of areas. Knowledge and skills in Information Technology professional competence and values, information utilization, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving are provided in the program.
The Correctional Program Support Services undergraduate degree at University of Phoenix is focused on developing professional intervention, facilitation skills and foundational competencies specifically for students working with a forensic population. The program provides instruction in correctional assessment, case management, facilitation skills, systems of intervention, and reintegration strategies. This program does not lead to an industry certification or license.
This certificate is designed to provide a framework in health care management concepts. The courses will provide perspectives related to health care delivery services, health care management and human resources, financial accounting concepts, as well as an introduction to the legal and regulatory aspects in health care.
Student teaching is an integral component of the Teacher Education Program. It provides students with a field-based experience at the appropriate grade and content level. Student teachers work with a cooperating teacher from a school site and with a University of Phoenix faculty advisor. The student teaching experience is designed to emphasize the achievement of state standards leading to certification and to present individuals with growth opportunities that best prepare them to assume the duties of a certified classroom teacher. Throughout the program, students are required to complete a minimum of 655 hours of verified field experiences, covering a variety of developmental levels. The focus of each observation will relate to specific course content.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students in the functional areas of business allowing them to develop managerial skills necessary to be effective in a rapidly changing business environment. The program is designed for students with an interest in entering or advancing their careers in business. The program reflects current research of managerial competencies as well as graduate business standards as reflected by existing national standardized graduate business tests. In addition to the University learning goals, the MBA program prepares students to do the following:
The certificate in Medical Records lays a foundation for further study in health care medical records at the undergraduate level. Topics focus on anatomy and physiology related to terminology and disease diagnosis, medical billing and coding, medical insurance processes, and medical claims processing and compliance. Software instruction synthesizes a variety of records processes common in medical facilities. Completion of the program allows a student to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, a national certification offered through the National Healthcareers Association®.
The MBA consists of 86-56 credit hours. Thirty-six credit hours constitute the required course of study. Students can gain additional knowledge in a concentration area through the selection and completion of concentration-specific courses.
The Desktop Support Certificate offers coursework in the technologies and methods necessary to provide technical support to information technology and computer system users. Students will learn the customer support aspects of personal computer desktop software applications, computer hardware and software according to the A+ body of knowledge, including diagnosis and solutions.
As the health industry continues to undergo unprecedented growth, health is beginning to encompass everything from patient care to community engagement to overarching system design. The curricular framework for the newest version of the MHA is provided by the industry standard American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The program provides UOPX students with an academically- rigorous and integrated experience that requires both critical thinking and creativity, while remaining aligned to professional and industry standards.