Health Care Management Associate Degree

Earn your Associate degree in Health Care Management online – at home, at your own pace.

health care management degree online

Combine your passion for health care with your strong leadership skills to positively impact how health care organizations serve patients.

Learn health care management essentials – from medical terminology to electronic medical records and coding – with our affordable, online Health Care Management Associate Degree program. Study on your own schedule at a price that fits your budget.

The Health Care Management Associate’s Degree program prepares students for an entry-level career in health care management in which they’ll plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services.

Prepare for Industry Certifications

Graduates of the Health Care Management Degree online program are eligible to sit for the following industry certifications:

  • Certified Coding Associate or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential exams offered by the
  • AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)
  • Certified Professional Coder examination offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders

Online Health Care Management degree program

Your Health Care Management Associate Degree courses include medical terminology, HIPAA regulations, supervision and leadership, the laws and ethics of medicine, and health care statistics – all designed to help you succeed in the health care management field. Our Health Care Management Associate Degree program will provide the in-demand foundational concepts used every day by health care managers, including law and ethics in medicine and HIPPA compliance.

Near the end of your program, you will work in the field and apply the knowledge and skills you’ve learned as part of a 160-hour practicum at a medical facility in your local community. You will have the option to choose either a virtual practicum or an in-person practicum at a health care center.¹

 

Why Choose Penn Foster College?

 

Join over 30,000 active students and take advantage of Penn Foster’s flexible and affordable online associate and bachelor’s degree programs, undergraduate certificate programs, and individual college courses.

Nationally accredited – and at an average cost of $79 per credit – other schools do not match our combination of convenience, quality and affordability. Many of our college credits are also recommended by ACE CREDIT. Although every college makes its own decision on the transferability of credits, ACE CREDIT recommendations are considered by more than 2,000 of its participating institutions, helping you get the quality credits you deserve.

 


 

To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.

 


¹ Students are required to find and secure an in-person location.

² https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.