Health Care Administration Associate Degree

Health Care Administration Program Details

Additional Program Details

Program Description

Health Care Administration (HCA) offers a general overview of the business, administrative, and organizational activities of health care. The program introduces students to health information technology, business communication, psychology, health care management, finance, and computer applications.

Program Requirements

How Long is the Program? 
 
Program Length: Approximately 18 months 
 
Curriculum:  What Classes Do I Need to Take to Become a Health Care Administrator?
 
Here are just a few classes you will take during the Health Care Administration program:
  • Introduction to the Health Care System
  • Health Care Management
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Human Resources Management

Is the Program Available Online?

All classes are taught 100% online, allowing you to balance school, career and personal commitments.


Students with prior healthcare education may be able to transfer up to 28 credits for an accelerated start.

Program Outline
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CCM 100 Communications 48 - - 3.0
CCL 111 Computer Literacy 32 - - 2.0
BIO 121 Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology 60 - - 4.0
CMT 115 Medical Terminology 60 - - 4.0
Semester I Total 200 - - 13.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
HCA 100 Office Management 60 - - 4.0
HIT 155 Electronic Health Records 30 60 - 4.0
MTH 132 Basic College Mathematics 45 - - 3.0
HIT 135 Introduction to Insurance 60 - - 4.0
Semester II Total 195 60 - 15.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 45 - - 3.0
CPT 201 Computer Fundamentals 45 - - 3.0
MTH 203 Math Applications 48 - - 3.0
HCA 201 Introduction to the Health Care System 45 - - 3.0
Semester III Total 183 - - 12.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
HCA 210 Business Communications 45 - - 3.0
HCA 220 Health Care Management 45 - - 3.0
ECN 101 Macroeconomics 45 - - 3.0
SOC 115 Introduction to Sociology 45 - - 3.0
Semester IV Total 180 - - 12.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
PSY 201 Psychology 45 - - 3.0
HCA 213 Medical Law and Ethics 45 - - 3.0
HCA 221 Human Resource Management 45 - - 3.0
HCA 223 Health Care Finance 45 - - 3.0
Semester V Total 180 - - 12.0
Program Totals 938 60 - 64.0
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