Health Administrative Services Degree

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Health Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science Degree Details

The total program length of the Health Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science Degree is 75 weeks, excluding holidays. During the Health Administration Associate Degree program, students will be taught:

  • Administrative duties required of Health Administration professionals
  • Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, introductory biology, pathophysiology, and health assessment
  • Introduction to pharmacology
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Computer basics in healthcare
  • Healthcare data content, healthcare delivery systems, medical insurance, medical office procedures, and reimbursement methodology
  • Patient education and workplace safety
  • Critical thinking, sociology, psychology, communications, and lifespan development
  • Introduction to business and business math
  • Ability and desire for advancement in the profession through a dedication to life-long learning
  • Appreciation for studies of the arts, sciences and humanities for development of a more learned professional as manifest in communication and behavior
  • Critical thinking applied to approach in performing all duties and responsibilities of their role

Upon completion of the program, the student should be prepared to seek employment work in such healthcare settings as hospitals, private clinics, small and large multi-physician practices, outpatient care centers, managed care organizations, state and local community, public and home health agencies. In positions such as: Office Manager, Health and Social Service Coordinator or Administrator, Health Services Program Manager, Case Manager, Patient Representative, Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC), Patient Advocate, Admissions Coordinator or Administrator, Patient Access Specialist, Service Coordinator, Practice Administrator.

 

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