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Health Service Administration

A.S. Degree Progam / 67 Credit Hours

Program Objective

The Health Services Administration program prepares the graduate for entry-level positions in various health care settings or organizations. Health services administration careers can include, but are not limited to working in integrated health care systems, retirement and long term care facilities, physicians’ practices, community health organizations, health care associations and insurance carriers-third party administrators.

Program Description

Duration: 12 months

The content of the program includes but is not limited to human resource management, strategic planning, health care law and ethics, marketing, information technology, and health care information systems. In addition to classroom instruction, students will also participate in a monitored externship in a real-world heath care agency.

General Education Requirements

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ENC 1100English Comp I3
ENC 1200English Comp II3
PSY 2100General Psychology3
SPC 1100Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
MAT 1100College Algebra3
COM 1100Cross-Cultural Communication2

Total Core Credit Hours17

Core Requirements

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
HSC 1000Introduction to Health Care3
HSC 1001Medical Terminology3
HSC 2001Anatomy & Physiology I3
HSC 2001LAnatomy & Physiology I Lab1
HSC 2021Anatomy & Physiology II3
HSC 2021LAnatomy & Physiology II Lab1
MEA 2003Fundamentals of Medical Coding and Billing3
MEA 2004Medical Ethics and Law3
MEA 2005Medical Office Procedures I3
MEA 2025Medical Office Procedures II3
HIM 1000Introduction to Health Information Management3
HSA 1000Foundations of Health Services Management3
HSA 1001Human Resource Management3
HSA 1002Health Care Quality Assurance3
BUS 2011Introduction to Accounting3
COM 2001Business & Organizational Communication3
HSA 2222Health Services Administration Clinical Lab6

Total Core Credit Hours50