Fascinated by business and medicine? Wish you could work in both fields? Now you can with an associate degree in Health Services Management from Montco. 

Program outcomes
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills appropriate to the health services management environment;
  • Utilize critical thinking skills and ethical principles in managing business office situations including customer and personnel relationships;
  • Apply business management principles and techniques to the dynamic and expanding health services environment.

After graduation you can look forward to beginning entry-level, clinical management positions at hospitals, physicians’ offices, long-term care facilities, health and wellness centers and holistic health practices. You can also use your degree as a stepping stone to further education.


Program Curriculum

General Education Requirements
CMS 110 or CMS 120 Speech Communication or Public Speaking 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102, ENG 115 or ENG 117 English Composition II, Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3
OFM 101 Business Software Essentials 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility Elective 3


Major Requirements
ACC 110 Business Mathematics 3
BIO 103 or BIO 130 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology or Introductory Anatomy and Physiology 3 4
ESW 210 or ESW 236 Holistic Health: Complementary and Alternative Health Practices or Personal Health and Wellness Education 3
HCP 114, HCP 120 or MGT 210 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Care Professionals, Ethical Issues Affecting Consumers and the Health Care Professions or Ethical Decision Making in Business 3
HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
HCP 225 Health Insurance and Professional Billing 3
HCP 228 Electronic Medical Records Management 3
MGT 111 Principles of Management 3
MGT 131 Human Resources Management 3
MGT 160 Customer Relationship Management 3
MGT 221 Supervision 3
PSY 137 Introduction to Organizational Psychology 3
Electives 1 Electives 9
Total Program Credits: 60-62

MGT 110 Introduction to Business or MAT-106 Mathematics Applications is recommended.

Medical Coding students take HCP-226 Principles of Medical Coding I; Medical Office Assistant students recommended to take MGT-110 Intro to Business or MAT-106 Math Applications

Medical Coding students take HCP-227 Principles of Medical Coding II; Medical Office Assistant students take MAS-117 Medical Office Administration (4 credits)

Medical Coding students take HCP-230 CPT Coding and Reimbursement Methods; Medical Office Assistant students take MAS-118 Professional Essentials for the Medical Office