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Health Services Management [2048]

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Associate in Science Degree

(60 Credit Hours)

Program Manager
Heather Hernandez

Program Goal

To prepare students to seek employment as entry-level, non-clinical health service support/administrative personnel with the skills and knowledge required to work into management positions after gaining experience, or further their education in the field of health services management and administration. The degree will also provide supplemental training for current professionals wishing to enhance their management/administrative skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system, including safety, and operations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the interpersonal skills associated with the healthcare industry including standards of communications, employability and ethical considerations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of information technology applications in healthcare.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of medical language, anatomy and physiology, and disease processes.
  • Demonstrate leadership, human resources management, and administrative skills basic to management in any healthcare facility.
  • Interpret federal state and local laws as they apply to health care facilities.
  • Identify and apply basic knowledge of departmental capital and operational budgets, including volume, growth, and reimbursement systems.

Required General Academic Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 33

Subtotal Credit Hours: 17

Subtotal Credit Hours: 10

Total Credit Hours: 60

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