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Health Care Management Option Program Requirements


The  Public Health Professions: Health Care Management option A.S. degree is designed for those students interested in working in health care administration in the public sector, hospitals, clinics and outpatient settings. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects by the year 2022 there will be a 23.2% increase in medical and health services management, which translates into a projected 150,000 new jobs. Health care today is complex and diverse, and this degree prepares students to meet that challenge through training in human resource management, management theory, health care governance, marketing strategies, finance, statistics, information technology, managing health information, and law and ethics that pertain to the health care leader/manager. This two-year program provides students with the knowledge, skills and ability for entry-level employment in health care management.

Upon completion of the 60-credit degree, students are prepared for transition to a four-year institution or university that offers a Bachelor of Science in health care administration.

Required Courses for Health Care Management Option
MDA 111     Introduction to Allied Health and Medical Ethics (2 credits)
HIT 111        Introduction to Health Information Technology 1 (3 credits)
BPA 201       Financial Accounting (3 credits)
BPA 172       Human Resource Management (3 credits)
BPA 202       Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
MDA 116     Fundamentals of Health Care Delivery Systems (3 credits)
HIT 223        Project Management for Health Information Technology (3 credits)
HIT 112        Healthcare Statistics and Quality/Performance Improvement (4 credits)
Elective        0-3 credits