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.
- 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.
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|
|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|
|PSY 137||Introduction to Organizational Psychology||3|
Total Program Credits: 60-62
1 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