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Associate in Arts in Health Care Management

Waldorf’s A.A. in Health Care Management degree 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 healthcare 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 coursework in this degree program 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 of Arts program is two years with full-time enrollment.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 15
Concentration credits apply toward elective credit requirements. Concentrations are optional.
HCM 1301 Basic Medical Terminology 3
HCM 3002 Introduction to Health Care Management 3
HCM 3801 Issues and Trends in Health Care 3
HCM 4201 Healthcare Law 3
HCM 4053 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations 3
General Education Core Requirements 45
Grand Total:   60
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Total Credits: 60