Student Michelle Morrow Applies Credit to Her Excelsior Degree Program

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Excelsior student Michelle Morrow, of Beacon, New York, has taken nine courses as she pursues a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. So far, Morrow has applied 27 credits from toward her degree. She has taken courses in healthcare informatics, earth science, health care finance and budgeting, psychology, and strategic human resource management, and added that credit to credit transferred from a prior institution, earned through UExcel exams, and awarded for a professional certification.

In November 2020, she began a new job as the manager of coding reimbursement for two hospitals within the Northwell Health organization, after holding various leadership roles in radiology. Morrow is on track to earn her degree in August 2021.

Her experience with shows a route students can take to pursue their educational goals. Check out what Morrow says about her time with and Excelsior below.Learn more about all of Excelsior College’s Health Science programs.

Q: How did you find out about Excelsior College?

A: My former boss got his bachelor’s degree through Excelsior.

Q: How did you find out about

A: My friend was using to study for a UExcel exam, and the advisor explained that Excelsior is affiliated with them and as long as we got prior approval from our Excelsior advisor, we could take courses that would transfer credits that would satisfy Excelsior requirements.

Q: What do you like best about

A: I love! It has allowed me to take nine courses over the last 8 months because I can fit it into my already busy schedule.

Q: How did you end up in your current career?

A: I started as a mammography/radiology technologist in 1992 and parlayed my clinical experience into a supervisory position. I continued to grow into different radiology leadership roles until November of 2020, when I was advanced into this current position, which oversees the connection of clinical and financial components of patient care.