San Joaquin Valley College

Associate's Degree in Administrative Healthcare Management

The associate’s degree in Administrative Health Care Management from San Joaquin Valley College hopes to supply its students with in-depth training for positions as office clerks or assistants in doctor or medical facilities. The program concentrates on what someone in a front office would do on a typical day, from office management to bookkeeping, record-keeping to customer service. Some of the courses a student in this Administrative Health Care Management program can expect to take include human relations; medical terminology; medical insurance principles; general psychology; HIPAA regulations; computer skills and concepts; and heath care management, among others. Positions that graduates may qualify for are front office medical assistant, medical coder, billing clerk, medical secretary, and customer service representative, among others. Beyond classes being available on various campus, students can enroll in this degree program online, 24/7. Graduates of the program are eligible to take certain certification examinations, like the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) exam, and will be certified under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). 



Degree Category: Health & Medicine > Health Care Administration > Associates
Degree Subject: Health Care Administration Degree
Degree Level: Associate's