Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts
Concentration in Health Care Management

Health Care Leadership Degree

Waldorf’s Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts combines core studies in the liberal arts with the opportunity for students to select specific areas of concentration. This provides a broad base of knowledge in several subject areas, along with the option to more deeply explore a specific area of interest.

Health Care Management Concentration
Waldorf’s Health Care Management concentration provides functional management knowledge and skills, including an overview of issues and challenges specific to the field of health care delivery. Emphasis of instruction is on developing the managerial knowledge and skills required to work in today’s regulated, complex health care field.

Option to Continue Towards a Bachelor’s Degree
For students who may wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the future, the associate degree program is designed to prepare for entry into Waldorf’s bachelor’s degree programs with upper division standing. The A.A. concentration in Health Care Management also satisfies the requirements for the Health Care Management concentration within Waldorf’s B.S. program in Organizational Leadership.

Estimated time to complete the Associate in Arts program is two years with full-time enrollment.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
Concentration credits apply toward elective credit requirements. Concentrations are optional.
HCM 3002 Introduction to Health Care Management 3
HCM 3801 Issues and Trends in Health Care 3
HCM 4201 Health Care Law 3
HCM 4053 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations 3

A.A. Degree Completion Requirements

  • Completion of the 60-credit curriculum
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for coursework completed at Waldorf College
  • Minimum grade of C in all concentration coursework
  • Concentrations are optional, with concentration credits applied toward elective credit requirements