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Health Care Management, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_HCM

Control Number: 30256

Financial Aid Eligible

The Health Care Management program is designed for the health care practitioner who is considering climbing the health care management ladder. Healthcare is one of today’s most dynamic and growing fields. It is the largest industry in the U.S., and the second largest employer, with more than 11 million jobs, presenting a wide range of management opportunities and challenges. Courses in this program will assist students in exploring the management field and provide them with the knowledge and information to pique their interest and consider upward mobility in the health care industry. This program is designed to help office, administrative, and support staff in the medical field to consider advancing to management positions. The program prepares students for transfer into bachelors programs in Health Care Administration, Business, Organizational Behavior, Management, and Leadership fields.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the principles and legal regulations of healthcare management to real-world situations.
  2. Use appropriate terminology and concepts to communicate solutions to management issues in an organizational healthcare setting.
  3. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly changing healthcare/management environment. 

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Core:
Complete the following:
HLTH C121Introduction to Health Care Management3
or MGMT C161 Introduction to Health Care Management
LAW C126Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration3
BIOL C104Medical Terminology for Health Professionals3
or BC C163 Health Information Technology: Medical Terminology
BUS C139Business Communication3
PHIL C140Business and Organizational Ethics3
Select one set of concentration courses (9-10 units) from the following:9-10
Concentration: Health Information Technology
Introduction to Information Systems
Introduction to Data Analytics
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Concentration: Medical Billing and Coding
Introduction to the Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Health Information Technology: Medical Coding 1
Health Information Technology: Medical Coding 2
Concentration: Management and Leadership
Medical Administrative Assistant 1
Principles of Management
Human Relations in Business
Total Units24-25