Healthcare Management Courses - Associate Degree Program


The healthcare management courses offered by Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) for the Associate of Science in Healthcare Management degree provide an ideal blend of general education and specialized training. UMA's Healthcare Management program is designed to help you build knowledge and develop the skills needed for an entry-level position in physician practice management or other healthcare organization management roles.

From medical terminology to coding, billing and collections to managed care, UMA's healthcare management program provides a solid, industry-relevant foundation and assists in preparing you to sit for the Certified Medical Manager-Academic (CMM-A) examination given by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM). In addition, UMA’s healthcare management courses are designed to help you develop essential computer skills for presenting, analyzing and communicating information, as well as applying healthcare laws and life skills for success.

This Healthcare Management degree consists of 66 semester credits.

Core Courses and General Education Requirements for AS in Healthcare Management


Required Healthcare Management Courses


Introduction to Healthcare Computer Information Systems

3.0 Semester Credits


Interpersonal Professional Communications

3.0 Semester Credits


Medical Terminology & the Healthcare Claim Cycle I

5.0 Semester Credits


Medical Terminology & the Healthcare Claim Cycle II

5.0 Semester Credits


Medical Practice Management Systems

4.5 Semester Credits


Accounting, Payroll, Banking & Accounting Systems

5.0 Semester Credits


Business Office Operations for the Manager

5.0 Semester Credits


Healthcare Law, Compliance, Ethics & Medical Record Management

6.0 Semester Credits


Human Resource Management

6.0 Semester Credits


Practice Structure and Enhancement

5.5 Semester Credits


Introduction to Leadership & Management

3.0 Semester Credits


General Education Courses


English Composition

3.0 Semester Credits


Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

3.0 Semester Credits


College Math

3.0 Semester Credits


General Biology

3.0 Semester Credits



3.0 Semester Credits

Total Required Semester Credits

66.0 Semester Credits


* Please contact your UMA Admissions Advisor for any additional enrollment requirements.


UMA’s Associate of Science in Healthcare Management degree may assist in preparing you to apply for entry-level healthcare management opportunities and earning industry certification. In as few as 18 months, you can gain critical knowledge and skills with a Healthcare Management degree from Ultimate Medical Academy.


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