Health Services Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Health Services Management program prepares students to become candidates for leadership, supervisory and management positions in health services settings. The health services supervisor must develop skills to be an effective leader and planner, capable of coaching and developing motivated and committed employees and employee teams.

Details

Field of Interest
Health Sciences
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Health Services Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5336
Total credits required
19-25
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective Term
Fall 2022
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Analyze the organizational, human resources, and communication management processes in healthcare.
  2. Apply knowledge of technology and financial management tools in strategic planning and decision making in healthcare environments.
  3. Describe the characteristics of the external healthcare industry and its wide variety of healthcare delivery systems.
  4. Describe the intersections between insurance administration and state and federal oversight of segmented populations served.

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
HCC130 or
(HCC130AA and
HCC130AB and
HCC130AC and
HCC130AD and
HCC130AE and
HCC130AF)
Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery or (Health Care Today and Workplace Behaviors in Health Care and Personal Wellness and Safety and Communication and Teamwork in Health Care Organizations and Legal Issues in Health Care and Decision Making in the Health Care Setting) OR Work experience or equivalent course education as evaluated by the GateWay Health Core Curriculum Coordinator 0–3
HCC145 Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals OR Work experience or equivalent course education as evaluated by the GateWay Health Core Curriculum Coordinator 0–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
HRC101 Overview of Healthcare Compliance 1
HSM122 Health Services Supervision 3
HSM125 Current Issues in Health Services Management 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
HSM222 Health Services Management 3
HSM226 Ethics and Legalities of Health Services Management 3
HSM230 Healthcare Strategic Planning and Deployment 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
MGT276 Human Resources Management 3
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Health Services Management (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=166672).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

Previous Catalog Years

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. All previous catalog years for this pathway map are available at the link below.