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Associate of Science in Administrative Healthcare Management

San Joaquin Valley College

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Description

As a student in the online Associate of Science in Administrative Healthcare Management you will work with a number of experts in developing the skills and knowledge that is needed for managing the daily operations of a busy medical practice or facility.

This program utilizes both hands-on experience and classroom instruction that is based on:

  • Management
  • Patient record-keeping
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Professional communication

The online Administrative Healthcare Management courses cover a variety of topics, such as:

  • Medical insurance principles
  • Medical terminology
  • Medial laws & ethics
  • Medical office billing & records software
  • HIPPAA regulations
  • General psychology
  • Computer skills & concepts

As students in this online healthcare program work through each course they are preparing themselves with the management skills that are needed for careers in various areas, such as medical and dental offices, hospitals, clinics, laboratories, billing offices, insurance companies and medical supply distributors.

Graduates of this online healthcare administration program will be qualified for positions, such as:

  • Front office medical assistant
  • Customer service representative
  • Medical coder

This online healthcare program also prepares students for eligibility in various professional organizations, including:Certified Coding Associate (CCA); Certified Professional Coder (CPC); and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

All applicants must have completed the online certification program before they move onto the Associate of Science in Administrative Healthcare Management.

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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