Health Care Management - Associate Degree

Health Care Management

Get Started on Your Health Care Management Career Path Today with CHCP's Associate's Degree Program!

Designed Program Length:  80 Weeks

Your CHCP Online Health Care Management Associate degree helps set the table for your success, whether you are thinking about preparing for a new career in health care or want to advance in your profession. Health Care Management (HCM) is an exciting and expanding career field in need of graduates trained to contribute their knowledge, skills and abilities to make a difference in health care services in communities and organizations.

CHCP's Health Care Management Associate degree program prepares students to become entry-level employees in a variety of medical facilities. This is achieved within a comprehensive online learning environment geared toward high-end professional development. By combining general management courses with a focus on health care service areas, CHCP's Online Health Care Management AAS program is uniquely designed to meet the needs of today’s employers.

  • What jobs can I get with a Health Care Management degree?

    • Clinical Documentation Specialist
    • Outpatient/Physician Coder (After CAHIIM Inpatient Coder will also be available)
    • HIM Analysts
    • Patient Information Coordinators
    • HIM/Medical Records Clerk
    • ROI Clerk
  • How will I afford my Associate Degree in Health Care Management?

    • 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 CHCP Online’s Health Care Management program?

    • Project management
    • Medical office procedures/management
    • Electronic health records
    • Human resource management
    • Business communications and report writing
    • Communication and relationship management
    • Financial management
    • Strategic planning and marketing
    • Information management
    • Risk management
    • Quality improvement
    • Computer skills
    • Managerial communication
    • Medical billing and coding proficiency
  • What certifications can I earn with CHCP’s health care management degree?

    • AAPC
    • CCS
    • CPC
  • 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

Certifications You Can Earn with CHCP's Health Care Management AAS Degree

  • AAPC
  • CCS
  • CPC

Job Outlook for Health Care Management careers 

22% growth anticipated in next 10 years

As health care continues to grow and adapt to new developments and challenges, the importance of complete and accurate electronic health records (EHR) becomes ever more obvious. CHCP equips online students with fundamental knowledge in business management, transactional analysis and project organization and operation. The CHCP Online Health Care Management AAS program contains coursework in medical office procedures, electronic health record creation and maintenance, human resource principles and business communications, with emphasis on periodic and special reports.

Call or contact us by email today to further your career with a degree from The College of Health Care Professions, an ABHES accredited institution. ABHES is a leader in health education accreditation and is nationally recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. CHCP's online Associate's program in Health Care Management provides the skills and knowledge to help you develop and achieve your goals.

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 CARE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE DEGREE COURSES

MODULE I   Lecture
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POFT 101 Computer Applications in Health Care 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 103 Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Success 48 0 0 48 3.0
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HPRS 101 Medical Terminology 48 0 0 48 3.0
BUSG 101 Introduction to Business 48 0 0 48 3.0
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LTCA 105 Principles of Management and Leadership 48 0 0 48 3.0
SCIT 103 Anatomy and Physiology 48 0 0 48 3.0
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LTCA 106 Medical Office Procedures/Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
PSYT 101 Introduction to Psychology 48 0 0 48 3.0
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HRPO 106 Human Resources Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFM 114 College Mathematics 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VI   Lecture
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HITT 208 Business Law and Legal Aspects in Health Care 48 0 0 48 3.0
EBGL 101 English Composition 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VII   Lecture
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POFT 201 Business Communication and Report Writing 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFM 201 Medical Coding I 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
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LTCA 205 Administrative Procedures and Customer Service Principles 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFM 202 Medical Coding II 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IX   Lecture
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HITT 205 Electronic Health Records Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
ACNT 203 Principals of Accounting 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE X   Lecture
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LTCA 206 Health Care Delivery Systems, Organization and Administration 48 0 0 48 3.0
BMGT 206 Project Management I 48 0 0 48 3.0
  Total Hours/Credits 960 0 0 960 60.0
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