Business Administration: Healthcare Management, AS

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This major will prepare students with the content and competencies to support their passion for helping people in a healthcare setting. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills that can help healthcare facilities such as hospitals, community health networks, long-term care facilities, private medical practices, and insurance companies operate effectively to serve the needs of society.

Are You Interested In...

  • Business, management, healthcare and the economy?
  • Volunteering and engaging with your community?
  • The operation of hospitals, doctor’s offices, community health centers, and insurance networks
  • Budgeting and organizing finances?

Skills You Will Learn

  • Current and new healthcare regulations
  • How to implement healthcare technologies
  • Addressing staffing and administrative issues in the healthcare industry
  • Acting with professionalism and integrity
  • Overseeing billing and clinical staff
  • Inventory management

What makes this major unique?

This major educates students for hands-on work in a vital and dynamic industry — healthcare. The major may be of interest for those with a specific interest in business and office management, or those who want to work in healthcare but do not wish to pursue clinical work.

Career Possibilities

Healthcare is a growing field and there will always be a need for administrators, financial planners, analysts, and other positions which support the healthcare industry.

Transfer Possibilities

  • BS in Health Services Administration
  • BS/BBA in Business Administration
  • BS Healthcare Management

Degree Requirements

A. REQUIRED CORE: 12 credits
English: 6 credits

  • ENG101 English Composition I (3)
  • (ENA101 depending on placement scores)
  • ENG102 Writing through Literature (3)

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credits
Select one course from the following: 3

  • MAT107 Mathematics and the Modern World
  • MAT123 Modern Problem Solving (or Depending on Placement Scores)
  • MAT115 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • (MAT117 Algebra and Trigonometry depending on placement scores)
  • MAT120 Elementary Statistics
  • (MAT119 Statistics with Elementary Algebra depending on placement scores)

Life & Physical Sciences: 3 credits

Select one course from the following: 3

  • SCB101 Topics in Biological Sciences
  • SCB206 Introduction to Neuroscience
  • SCC101 Topics in Chemistry
  • SCC102 Chemistry of Photography
  • SCP101 Topics in Physics
  • SCP105 Life in the Universe
  • SCP140 Topics in Astronomy

B. FLEXIBLE CORE: 18 credits 18

Select one course from each of the five flexible core categories AND one additional course from any flexible core category.
Note: Student can select only two courses from any one discipline.

  • World Cultures and Global Issues
  • US Experience in its Diversity
  • Creative Expression
  • Individual and Society
  • Scientific World

Students are advised to select one Urban Study course to
complete college requirement. To complete the degree requirements
from the Flexible Core, students are advised to select
courses from the recommended course selections listed on
the program website.


Courses Credits
BTF101 First Year Seminar for Business 2
BTA111 Principles of Accounting I 3
BTA112 Principles of Accounting II 3
BTM103 Principles of Management 3
BTM110 Business Law I 3
BTO125 Medical Terminology 3
BTO170 Electronic Health Records 3
BTO270 Health Insurance: Billing & Reimbursement 3
BTO280 U.S. Healthcare Administration & Delivery 3
SCN195 Community Health 2


    Unrestricted Elective: (2 credits)                                        
        TOTAL CREDITS:      60 


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