Degree Plans - Healthcare Administration (AAS)

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Are you looking to develop your leadership skills and have at least one-year practical experience in healthcare? If so, then our Healthcare Administration degree program might be the perfect fit for you. Our degree will provide you the next step in a foundation and framework for growth and success as a healthcare manager by reinforcing important business knowledge and skills.

Our online* degree will provide you with a focus on critical thinking, information utilization and fundamental competencies in healthcare management principles. This program is by selective admission. For additional information, refer to “Selective Admissions” in the Admissions section of this Catalog.

Career Clusters
Health Science
Catalog Year
2018-2019
Degree Type
AAS
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
Yes
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 41 Credits

HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I

 

BMGT 1301 Supervision

 

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior

 

BMGT 1344 Negotiations and Conflict Management

 

HPRS 2321 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals

 
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management  
HITT 2340 Advanced Medical Billing and Reimbursement  

HITT 2326 Project Management for Health Professions

 

HITT 2370 Credentialing and Managed Care Contracts 

 

HITT 2471 Portfolio I

 
MRKG 2348 Marketing Research and Strategies  
BMGT 2311 Change Management  

HITT 2472 Portfolio II

 
General Education Courses 19 Credits

Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least 15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts (language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics).

Major Courses: 41
General Education Requirements: 19
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I

3

BMGT 1301 Supervision

3

HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior

3

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication OR
SPCH 1315

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

BMGT 1344 Negotiations and Conflict Management

3

HPRS 2321 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals

3

HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management

3

ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing

3

HITT 2340 Advanced Medical Billing and Reimbursement

3
Third Semester Credit Hours
HITT 2370 Credentialing and Managed Care Contracts 3

HITT 2326 Project Management for Health Professions

3

HITT 2471 Portfolio I

4

BIOL 2404 Anatomy & Physiology OR
BIOL 1408

4
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

MRKG 2348 Marketing Research and Strategies

3

BMGT 2311 Change Management

3

HITT 2472 Portfolio II

4

PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
PSYC 2314

3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics OR
PHIL 1301 OR
PHIL 1304 OR
Creative Arts Core
3
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses. 

*Every course in the degree plan can be taken online except BIOL 2404 and associated labs. 

All required courses of the HCA program must be completed with a “C” or better.