Associate of Science Degree in Computer Information Technology

 

Health Care Management students can begin their career by earning a certificate in coding. Along with an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential, the medical coding certificate prepares you for jobs in all types of medical facilities, inpatient and outpatient, and other industry-related positions such as insurance companies and government agencies.

Health information technology (HIT) professionals with an associate degree pursue registration through the AHIMA as Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT). RHITs are responsible for the quality of patient health information in acute care hospitals, physician offices and other outpatient facilities.

Students in this program study diagnosis and procedure coding, health information management, healthcare reimbursement, legal aspects of health information, and health information technology.

 

What qualities should a Health Care Management student have?

Those successful in the health care management career are detail-oriented people who are also service-oriented. They have inquisitive minds and are interested in lifelong learning.

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management program?

The Health Care Management program includes courses in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology with pharmacology, medical terminology, ICD-9-CM and ICD-9-CM coding, ICD-10-PCS coding, CPT and HCPCS coding, as well as reimbursement methodologies. Legal aspects of health care management are covered, as well as information technology and health information management.

What is the most important or unique thing about Sullivan’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management program?

The Sullivan University Health Care Management program promotes student success by focusing on engagement between faculty and students, teaching with primary resources, and encouraging students to use critical thinking to solve problems.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management Course Requirements

180 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months beyond the associate degree
Completion of the Associate degree or its equivalent (see the Undergraduate Admissions section of the catalog for a description of Sullivan’s 2+2 programs).
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours180
Business Core Courses (104 Credit Hours)
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
ACT 102Principles of Accounting II4
ACT 103Principles of Accounting III4
BUS 204Introduction to Business Law and Ethics4
BUS 424International Business4
CMM 401Principles of Conflict Management4
CMM 402Managing Diversity4
CMM 403The Manager as Negotiator4
CMM 405Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process4
COM 214Public Speaking4
ECO 201Microeconomics4
ECO 202Macroeconomics4
ENG 101Composition I4
ENG 102Composition II4
ENG 204Advanced Writing4
FIN 324Financial Management4
MGT 304Principles of Management4
MGT 330Information Systems for Managers4
MGT 344Organizational Behavior4
MGT 434*Operation Management4
MGT 464Business Policy4
MKT 304Principles of Marketing4
MTH 201College Algebra4
MTH 202Introduction to Statistics4
MTH 301Quantitative Methods4
PHL 464Ethics4
Credit Hours104
Finance (16 Credit Hours)
FIN 334Investments4
FIN 344Analysis of Financial Statement4
FIN 354Security Analysis and Portfolio Management4
FIN 364International Finance4
Credit Hours16
Healthcare Management (16 Credit Hours)
HCA 301Principles of Healthcare Management4
HCA 302Legal Aspects and Compliance of Healthcare4
HCA 401Principles of Healthcare Finance4
HCA 402Senior Seminar in Healthcare Topics4
Credit Hours16
Management (16 Credit Hours)
MGT 324Human Resource Leadership4
MGT 364Analysis of Management Systems4
MGT 404Management Decision Making4
MGT 424Senior Seminar in Management Topics4
Credit Hours16
Marketing (16 Credit Hours)
MKT 324Marketing Research4
MKT 334Sales Management4
MKT 444Building A Brand4
MKT 465Senior Seminar in Marketing Topics4
Credit Hours16
Supply Chain Management (20 Credit Hours)
SCM 301Introduction to Logistics and Systems Support4
SCM 302Overview of Procurement Practices4
SCM 401Managing Warehouse Operations4
SCM 402Supply Chain Inventory Planning4
SCM 403Logistics and Distribution Management Externship4
Credit Hours20
General Studies Electives (16 Additional Credit Hours)16
Students must choose four additional General Education classes; at least one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Category,one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category and one from any category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.
Free Electives (44 Additional Credit Hours)44
Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student’s personal objectives or associate degree.

Important note: If the Associate Degree or other transfer credit does not include prerequisite courses for the required courses listed, those courses must also be completed for the Bachelor’s Degree.
*MGT 434 is not required for the Supply Chain Management Concentrations.

Locations Where One Can Enroll:

Lexington
Louisville
Online

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