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Associate of Science in Health Care Management

Professional Practice Concentration | Health Studies Concentration

Bossier Parish Community College and the Division of Business recognize the rapid growth of the healthcare industry and the increasing demand for qualified personnel in the Health Care Management professions. In addition, we also recognize that students have busy schedules, various career goals, and desire options when selecting a program. Therefore, the Associate of Science in Health Care Management is delivered in an accelerated online format with two concentrations for potential graduates: the Professional Practice Concentration for students who desire immediate entry-level managerial positions within the healthcare industry and the Health Studies Concentration for students who plan to pursue admission to a baccalaureate program.

Students receiving the Associate of Science in Health Care Management (Health Studies Concentration) can transfer all required course work completed at BPCC within that concentration to partially fulfill degree requirements for specified options of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Bachelor of Science in Health Studies. (up to 57 credit hours from this concentration).

Associate of Science in Health Care Management
Professional Practice Concentration

The degree program is designed to provide the graduate with the knowledge and applied technical skills necessary for a qualified admittance into entry-level managerial positions within the healthcare industry.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Science in Health Care Management (Professional Practice Concentration) will have demonstrated:

  1. application of management theory to real world and hypothetical healthcare situations.
  2. ability to identify and utilize innovative processes and trends to acquire, develop, and retain competent employees.
  3. utilization of innovative technologies in the management of healthcare information.
  4. ability to investigate, critically analyze, and solve issues using basic healthcare legal and ethical principles.
  5. successful interpretation and conveyance of technical information using both written and oral forms of communication.
  6. application of mathematical operations in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

Required courses for the Associate of Science in Health Care Management (Professional Practice Concentration)


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
HCM 201 : Introduction to Health Care Management 3
CIS     105: Computer Concepts 3
CHEM 107: Introductory Chemistry 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition & Rehetoric II 3
BLGY 110: Medical Terminology 3
SPCH 110: Speech Communiction 3
CIS 115: Software Applications 3
HCM 202: Healthcare Informatics 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
HCM 205: Risk and Insurance 3
PSYC 201: Introduction to Psychology 3
HCM 250: Small Business Management 3
ART 206: Introduction to Visual Arts 3
BADM 213: Human Resource Management 3
    15
     
Fourth Semester Hours
HCM 203: Supervision  3
HCM 290: Healthcare Law 3
ENGL 202: Major American Writers 3
MATH 210: Basic Statistics 3
HCM 299: Internship in Heath Care Management 3
    15
     
Total Credit Hours 60
     
Students must make a "C" or higher in prerequisite courses before enrolling in any given course.

 

Associate of Science in Health Care Management
Health Studies Concentration

The degree program is designed to provide a structured sequence of study for orientation into the field of Health Care Management and a solid foundation for the future completion of a four-year degree in the same or similar field of study.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Science in Health Care Management (Health Studies Concentration) will have demonstrated:

  1. application of management theory to hypothetical healthcare situations.
  2. utilization of innovative technologies in the management of healthcare information.
  3. successful interpretation and conveyance of technical information using both written and oral forms of communication.
  4. application of mathematic operations in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.
  5. comprehension and application of transferable general education skills.

Required courses for the Associate of Science in Health Care Management (Health Studies Concentration)


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
HCM 201 : Introduction to Health Care Management 3
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CHEM 107: Introductory Chemistry 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition & Rehetoric II 3
BLGY 110: Medical Terminology 3
SPCH 110: Speech Communiction 3
BADM 201: Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HCM 202: Healthcare Informatics 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
HCM 205: Risk and Insurance 3
PSYC 201: Introduction to Psychology 3
HCM 250: Small Business Management 3
ART 206: Introduction to Visual Arts 3
ACCT 205: Introduction to Finanical Accounting 3
    15
     
Fourth Semester Hours
HCM 203: Supervision  3
SLGY 201: Introduction to Sociology 3
ENGL 202: Major American Writers 3
MATH 210: Basic Statistics 3
HCM 226: Perspectives on Aging 3
    15
     
Total Credit Hours 60
     
Students must make a "C" or higher in prerequisite courses before enrolling in any given course.

This degree can be obtained 100% via Internet instruction. Contact your academic advisor for details.

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