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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Healthcare Management Technology, A.A.S. (A25200)


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Core courses, those specific to Healthcare Management Technology, are offered during daytime hours, as well as via distance learning opportunities. Most other courses required to meet graduation requirements are offered by the above methods. Minimum time for completion: five semesters full-time attendance. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment in healthcare business and financial operations in areas such as general healthcare management, entrepreneurship, and long-term care.

Course work includes medical office management, financial management, legal aspects of healthcare, medical insurance and billing analysis, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, medical offices, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies. Industry recognized certifications may be available for graduates with work experience.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Other Required Courses:


Total Credit Hours Required: 72/73


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information

Students who elect to take (MAT 110) from below:


Students who elect to take (MAT 143/MAT 152) from below:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 15 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17


Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 9 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 9


Total Hours: Class 9/10 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15/16


Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 20 | Credit 15


Grand Total Hours: Class 58/59 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 20 | Credit 72/73


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