Health Services Administration

Associate of Science Degree

21 MONTHS / 90 CREDITS


Health Services AdministrationThe Associate Degree in Health Services Administration (HSA) at Florida Career College was created to provide the student with a broad overview of the administrative aspects of healthcare. This degree-program provides students with general education courses as well as program specific course work in areas including: medical terminology, information technology and medical records, billing and insurance forms.  The curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the health industry laws, regulation, policies, procedures and regulatory bodies that govern the healthcare professions, such as HIPAA, OSHA, and JCAHO.  Courses also provide the students with the opportunity to demonstrate effective communication, customer relations and organizational and administrative skills. The program is designed to prepare students for entry level administrative positions such as:

And a variety of entry level administrative positions in:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Medical offices
  • Insurance companies
  • Rehab facilities
  • Surgery centers

FCC students who have graduated from the FCC Medical Assistant Technician, Patient Care Technician or Medical Coding & Billing program can advance into the HSA program and receive full credit for courses passed in their prior program with a minimum grade of “C”, for 31-42 credits. Credits from other institutions shall be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The HSA program is designed to provide the students with introductory knowledge in the following areas:

  • Medical terminology, anatomy,
    human diseases, pharmacology
  • Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Medical documentation
  • Health information technology & management
  • Global health care management
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Customer relations management
  • Current trends and issues in health care
    delivery in the USA
  • Healthcare compliance
  • Medical organization and administration
  • As well as General Education courses in
    math, speech & presentation, writing,
    psychology and others

The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics calls health care the fastest growing overall field in the country with 7 of the 10 fastest growing occupations being health care related. The HSA program at Florida Career College was created to take advantage of the current trend in the medical field and is designed to augment medical staff with qualified personnel who may work under supervisors with more advanced qualifications.

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Program Disclosures

Information regarding placement and completion rates, tuition and fees, and other important information regarding this program can be found in the document below in accordance with 34 C.F.R. 668.6.

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