Business: Health Services Management Technology (A.A.S.)

HEGIS: 5004

SUNY CODE: 0693

This program prepares students for positions such as service coordinators, personnel assistants, office managers, field staff supervisors, administrative assistants and other business office personnel.

The goals of this program are to:

  • prepare students for a variety of entry level employment in the health care industry and for continuing their education in a number of fields; and
  • permit students to build their academic credentials and acquire career-specific skills and expertise.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • Effectively communicate underlying principles as they apply to current issues in the health care industry; and
  • Perform the five levels of health care delivery and major components of each.

Career Opportunities/Transfer Information

Graduates find employment in managed care systems, nursing homes, adult care, assisted living, independent living facilities, home care agencies, voluntary agencies, physicians’ offices, hospitals, both in government and private industry. Many of our graduates transfer to four-year colleges such as Utica College, Canton Technology College, and Franklin University.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

BU 114Accounting I

4

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

HM 111Comm Med & Public Health

3

OR

HM 211Medical Problems & Programs

3

IS 115Computer Applications I

3

Science Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Science Elective: SC 141 is recommended for students planning to transfer.

2nd Semester

BU 115Accounting II

3

BU 141Intro Marketing

3

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

HM 112Issues in Long Term Care

3

OR

HM 212Management Health Facility

3

Mathematics Elective

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Year

3rd Semester

BU 232Principles of Management

3

BU 251Human Resource Management

3

HM 111Comm Med & Public Health

3

OR

HM 211Medical Problems & Programs

3

IS 111Keyboarding Essentials

1

SS 151Intro Psychology

3

MT 115Medical Terminology

3

Total Credit Hours:16

4th Semester

BU 112Business Communications

3

BU 233Bus Applications & Strategies

3

EN 228Interpersonal Communication

3

HM 112Issues in Long Term Care

3

OR

HM 212Management Health Facility

3

SS 161Introductory Sociology

3

OR

SS 263Intro to Gerontology

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 65

For more information, contact the Business, Health, Science and Technology Division at (315) 866-0300 or toll free 1-888-GO-4-HCCC, ext. 8240.

This program is Internet accessible and may be completed entirely online.

For more information access HCCC Internet Academy website: www.ia.herkimer.edu