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3600 Health Care Management: Career Associate

Students prepare for entry-level management positions within the healthcare industry. Students apply management, marketing, and accounting principles relative to the healthcare environment. The complete program is available at the Lancaster and York campuses. Many of the required courses are available at the Gettysburg, Harrisburg, and Lebanon, as well as through Virtual Learning.

Graduates prepare for entry-level positions in healthcare organizations with career paths leading to medical practice and medical office management positions. The program also prepares currently employed healthcare clinicians for management positions in the healthcare industry.

This curriculum is designed to prepare students to:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally in business management situations through physical or virtual presence, writing, speaking, listening, and electronic media
  • Use quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies to support business management and organizational decision making
  • Describe economic, environment, political, ethical, legal, and regulatory contexts of global organizational management policies
  • Evaluate potential for business success and consider implementation issues including financial, legal, operational, and administrative procedures
  • Identify business management problems and opportunities and formulate an action plan
  • Manage using team building skills and facilitate collaborative behaviors in the accomplishment of group goals and objectives
  • Work effectively, respectively, ethically, and professionally with people of diverse ethnic, cultural, gender, and other backgrounds and with people who have different organizational roles, social affiliations, and personalities
  • Analyze the information content of organizational processes and use information technology
  • Utilize research methods to collect and analyze information regarding management concepts
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Central Penn College: Health Care Management into Health Care Administration (pdf)
Immaculata University Accelerated & Online: Health Care Management (pdf)
Lebanon Valley College: General Studies into Health Care Management (pdf)
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences formerly Lancaster General College: Healthcare Administration (pdf)
Scholarships Available:
Please check the full Scholarships listing for additional info.
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