Health and Medical Administrative Services Online Associate Degree Program

Get Started on the Path to a Career in Health Care Administration with CHCP's Online Health and Medical Administrative Services Associate's Degree Program!

Designed Program Length:  32 Weeks

Health care is one of the largest and constantly growing career fields for those with an Associate degree.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in occupations needing an Associate degree have a projected growth rate of 17.6% from 2012-22, which is growing faster than occupations that require other types of training.

The Health and Medical Administrative Services Associate degree program is designed for those individuals who have completed a certificate program* and earned a credential and who would like to receive their Associate degree. You could earn your degree in as little as 8 months!

  • What jobs can I get with an Associate Degree in Health and Medical Administrative Services?

    • Medical Office Manager
    • Health Admissions Coordinator
    • Healthcare Office Manager
    • Medical Administrator
    • Medical Office Administrator
    • Executive Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Medical Record Managers
  • How will I afford this program?

    • CHCP’s financial services department is here to help students save money while working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here to learn more!
  • What professional skills will I learn in this program?

    • Office management
    • Medical admissions
    • Hospital admissions
    • Medical office coordinating
    • Healthcare management
    • Administrative skills
  • What is the job outlook for health and medical administrative professionals in the near future?

    • Health administration careers are expected to grow 22% from 2010 to 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*
  • How will I find a job after I graduate?

    • CHCP career services offers job placement assistance as well as interview and resume writing tips and more. Check out our career services page!

*May not reflect local or regional job market

Job Outlook for Healthcare Administration Careers

22% growth anticipated in next 10 years

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Health and Medical Administrative Services at The College of Health Care Professions was created to provide you with a broad overview of the administrative aspects of healthcare. The focus of CHCP’s Health and Medical Administrative Services AAS Degree program is to prepare you with general education and didactic theory necessary to bridge the gap from an allied health diploma level to the Associate of Applied Science degree. Courses will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate effective communication, customer relations, organizational and administrative skills. Eligible individuals will receive Core Bridge Transfer Credits from their previous allied health education program and medical certificate, five general education courses and three core courses

Compared with workers whose highest level of education was a high school diploma, workers with a Health and Medical Administrative Services Associate degree averaged an extra $126 a week in 2014. People with Associate degrees also are more likely to find jobs; the unemployment rate in 2013 was more than 35 percent lower for Associate degree holders compared with high school graduates. According to several academic studies, advantages in the job market might be even greater for those just starting their careers and for those who work in a career related to their degree. 

The Boost Program

Boost ProgramOur Student Assistance Program was created to help you effectively balance your academic and personal life by providing professional support as well as your own Personal Assistant. It will ease the stress that you may be facing due to personal issues and the pressures of academics. The Boost Program is available for online students. Click here for more information.

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HEALTH AND MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ASSOCIATE DEGREE COURSES

MODULE I   Lecture
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POFT 103 Interpersonal and Communication Skills 48 0 0 48 3.0
ENGL 101 English Composition 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE II   Lecture
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POFM 114 College Mathematics 48 0 0 48 3.0
PYST 101 Introduction to Psychology 48 0 0 48 3.0
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LTCA 105 Principles of Management and Leadership 48 0 0 48 3.0
BUSG 101 Introduction to Business 48 0 0 48 3.0
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HRPO 106 Human Resources Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 201 Business Communications and Report Writing 48 0 0 48 3.0
AHBC 300 Allied Health Core Bridge Credit 0 0 0 0 36.0
  Total Hours/Credits 384 0 0 384 60.0
CHCP's Health and Medical Administrative Services program is available online in the following locations:

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