My College & Career Path

College & Career

AdvanceEDU students are supported from the initial interest conversation, admissions process, and through college graduation and career entry.

AdvanceEDU students may earn a degree online from one of our higher education partners. Our first partner is Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), an accredited nonprofit university established in 1932. All of SNHU’s online degree programs are high quality, affordable, self-paced and career relevant, and aligned with some of Colorado’s highest need and highest growth sectors. SNHU is permitted to offer online courses and programs through its participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). If you have questions about SARA or SNHU, please contact the New Hampshire Department of Education or the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

We’ll be adding more higher education partners soon!

Our current online degree pathways include:
  • Associates of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management
  • Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management
    More majors coming soon!

Our team is here to help you identify your ideal career path and help you select the best major to achieve your academic and professional goals.​

Associates of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management​

What You Will Learn​
Knowledge and skills to help improve patient care, satisfaction and outcomes as part of a high-functioning medical team at a community health center, long-term care facility, hospital, or medical practice.

Potential Careers

Medical Secretary

$38,000 (Colorado average salary)
150 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Patient Service Representative

$38,000 (Colorado average salary)
50 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

$53,000 (Denver average salary)
171 avg. annual openings in Denver County
*It is recommended to continue on to the Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management to progress in this field, many roles call for a BA. These are the average salaries in Denver or Colorado and will often take multiple years of experience to earn the listed salary.

Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies

What You Will Learn​
Build foundational business skills that employers value in the professional workplace, including problem solving, critical thinking, communication, working collaboratively, ethics, global challenges and more.

Concentrations:

  • Business
  • Transforming the Customer Experience

Potential Careers

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

$59,000 (Denver average salary)
657 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Administrative Assistant/Secretary

$39,000 (Colorado average salary)
3,062 avg. annual openings in Denver County

*These are the average salaries in Denver or Colorado and will often take multiple years of experience to earn the listed salary. It is recommended to continue on to a Bachelor’s degree to open up more career options and progress in your career.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication

What You Will Learn​

Build communication and business skills for marketing, public relations, team leadership, business management and how to adapt to evolving technology, workplace environments, and diverse audiences.

Concentrations:

  • Business
  • Healthcare

Potential Careers

Meeting/Convention/Event Planner

$50,000 (Denver average salary)
376 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Sales Manager

$146,000 (Denver average salary)
397 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Human Resources

$70,000 (Denver average salary)
102 avg. annual openings in Denver County

*These are the average salaries in Denver and will often take multiple years of experience to earn the listed salary.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management

What You Will Learn​

Foundational business skills in communications, team management, finance, human resource management, marketing, data analysis, measuring business performance, brand building, organizational behavior and more.

Concentrations:

  • Public Administration
  • Logistics and Operations
  • Insurance Services

Potential Careers

Management Analysts

$86,000 (Denver average salary)
955 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Business Operations Specialist

$76,000 (Denver average salary)
3,568 avg. annual openings in Denver County

Logistics Manager or Associate

$72,000 (Denver average salary)
226 avg. annual openings in Denver County

*These are the average salaries in Denver and will often take multiple years of experience to earn the listed salary.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management

What You Will Learn​

This non-clinical program prepares students for healthcare administration careers in hospitals, private practices, pharmaceutical and research organizations, insurance companies, non-profits, and government agencies. Topics include healthcare quality, healthcare data, healthcare human resources, and business management.

Concentrations:

  • Communications
  • Global Healthcare Perspectives

Potential Careers

Medical Service Manager
Healthcare Operations Manager
Health Insurance Manager
Healthcare Department Manager
Patient Finance Manager

$115,000 (Denver average salary)
310 avg. annual openings in Denver County

*These are the average salaries in Denver and will often take multiple years of experience to earn the listed salary.

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of jobs in Colorado require a post-secondary credential.

Career Opportunities

AdvanceEDU is committed to providing all students meaningful exposure to immersive career opportunities, helping our students gain relevant industry experience, connect with mentors and gain access to professional networks to secure employment.

Student Supports
AdvanceEDU believes community is essential to college completion and career readiness. Our students thrive in college and beyond because for us, college and career are a joint venture. All of our AdvanceEDU Student Support services are included in the cost of tuition and are personalized to meet your needs on your path to success.

How It Works

All you need to sign up is a high school diploma or GED. Our staff will help you choose the best degree path for you, navigate the college application and admission process, and support finding an individualized financial plan.

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