The Healthcare Management associate degree provides students with a broad foundational study of the specific skills required in physician office and department management, including marketing, economics, accounting, human resources, business law and statistics. In addition, students will prepare to take the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) national credentialing exam by studying healthcare finance, healthcare quality, statistics and research, introduction to physician practice management, healthcare compliance, health information ethics, and healthcare applications.
This credential is a logical next step for those with experience in healthcare who are ready to advance their careers in physician practice management. Current practice managers will also benefit from this certification with increased knowledge and validation of their knowledge and experience in this skilled profession.
A customized curriculum map for the Associate Healthcare Management program is available to fit your schedule and pace. Part-time and full-time options are available to all students. Summer term courses are also offered. The program accepts students six times a year – twice in the spring, summer, and fall.
Choose one Business Introductory Course: MGMT1085 Decision Making Tools, MGMT1080 Problem Solving Tools, or MGMT1050 Introduction to Business.
Student will select a Humanities and Literature Elective.
Student will select a Natural Science Elective.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Classes are asynchronous, some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using exam proctoring software.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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