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Degrees - Health Care Management

Health Care Management - Associate of Science Degree or Certificate of Achievement

3_AS_HCM or 3_CL_HCM

The Health Care Management Certificate is designed for the health care practitioner who is considering climbing the health care management ladder. Healthcare is one of today's most dynamic and growing fields. It is the largest industry in the U.S., and the second largest employer, with more than 11 million jobs, presenting a wide range of management opportunities and challenges. Courses in this certificate will assist students in exploring the management field and provide them with the knowledge and information to pique their interest and consider upward mobility in the health care industry. This program is designed to help office, administrative, and support staff in the medical field to consider advancing to management positions. The program prepares students for transfer into bachelors programs in Health Care Administration, Business, Organizational Behavior, Management, and Leadership fields.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply the principles and legal regulations of healthcare management to real world situations.
  • Effectively communicate solutions to management issues in an organizational (health care) setting, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of management terms and concepts.
  • Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today's multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing healthcare/management environment.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
HLTH C121 Introduction to Healthcare Management 3.0
LAW C126 Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 3.0
MS C100 Business Organization and Management 3.0
MS C101 Management and Employee Communication 3.0
MS C104 Human Resources Management 3.0
Subtotal 15.0

Program Electives

Choose 9 units from the following:

Course ID Name Units
ACCT C100 Introduction to Accounting 3.0
BIOL C104 Medical Terminology for Health Professionals 3.0
BC C145 Medical Administrative Assistant I 3.0
BIOL C200 Pharmacology 3.0
BIOL C221 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 3.0
BUS C100 Introduction to Business 3.0
BUS C007 Business Mathematics 3.0
BUS C281-C284 Work Based Learning 1.0-4.0
CIS C100 Introduction to Information Systems 3.0
ECON C170 Principles of Microeconomics 3.0
MATH C160 Introduction to Statistics 4.0
MS C102 Human Relations in Business 3.0
Subtotal Electives 9.0
Total for Certificate 24.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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