BAS in Healthcare Technology and Management
Healthcare Management Concentration

Program Ended: Beginning 2016-2017 this degree or certificates program will no longer be accepting new applicants. Please consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

The bachelor of applied science in Healthcare Technology and Management with a concentration in Healthcare Management (BAS) is a career-oriented bachelor degree program developed specifically to meet the career advancement needs of individuals with business and/or healthcare preparation and experience. It is designed to prepare individuals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system and supervisory or management skills. The degree program is designed for individuals with business and/or healthcare preparation and experience. The first 90 credits of the degree are fulfilled by entrance prerequisites. The second half of the degree program offers a professionally relevant curriculum that helps students achieve their goals

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Apply administrative and business skills to solve problems, evaluate outcomes, and assess quality and performance in healthcare settings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership, ethical and multicultural issues as they pertain to healthcare
  • Apply effective communication and management practices in healthcare settings
  • Apply economic and financial management principles to healthcare organizations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of information technology systems and applications on healthcare organizations and workflow processes
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of safety, quality and regulatory issues and processes in a wide range of healthcare settings

Concentration Requirements

Concentration Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this concentration [pdf]


Prerequisite Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Associate degree in business-related or healthcare-related field, or equivalent credits 55
Science: Must include one lab course and at least one life sciences course 10
English Composition I 5
College Level Math: Statistics 5
Technical Writing/Research Writing 5
Social Science 5
Humanities (either Humanities or Social Science course must be a communication course) 5

Core Course – All Students

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Choose 1 of the following: 15
BUS 370 Intermediate Project Management (5 Cr)
HCTM 375 HIT Project Management (5 Cr)
CMST 330 Intercultural Communication for the Professional Practitioner 5
ECON 315 Economics of Healthcare 5
HCTM 301 US Healthcare Policies and Delivery Systems 5
HCTM 310 Essentials of Healthcare Informatics 5
HCTM 380 Healthcare Code Sets and Clinical Terminologies 5
RAIM 320 Finance and Accounting for Healthcare Managers 5
RAIM 325 Organizational Theory and Behavior in Healthcare 5
RAIM 340 Human Resources Management in Health Professions 5
RAIM 350 Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare 5
RAIM 401 Marketing in Healthcare Environment 5
RAIM 411 Institutional Quality Management and Accreditation 5
RAIM 440 New Business Planning in Healthcare 5
RAIM 460 Management and Leadership in Healthcare 5
PHIL 365 Biomedical Ethics: Theory & Practice 5
Choose 4-5 credits from the following: 4-5
RAIM 475 Capstone Project (5 Cr)
HCTM 475 HCTM Field Studies (4 Cr)
Choose 5-6 credits from the following: 4-5
HCTM 410 Systems Analysis and Process Optimization (5 Cr)
HCTM 465 HCTM Capstone Orientation (2 Cr)
HCTM 494/5/6/7 Healthcare Information Technology Special Topics (5 Cr)
RAIM 399 Radiation & Imaging Sciences Independent Study (1-5 Cr)
RAIM 494/5/6/7 RAIM Special Topics (1-5 Cr)
RAIT 490 Information and Imaging Management (3 Cr)

Pathway for Students with Healthcare Background

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5

Pathway for Students with Business Background

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
AHE 110 Medical Terminology 5

Concentration Total: 90

Grand Total: 180

Degree Requirements

A complete description of the required curriculum is shown in the worksheet. In addition to eligibility requirements, students must also achieve the following:

  • Completion of 90 quarter credits in the general program and concentration requirements, with a grade of “C”, or better
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges
  • At least 45 quarter credits for the degree must be completed in residence at BC, of which 30 credits must be upper division

Program Eligibility

Individuals must have:

  • An associate’s degree in a business related – or healthcare related – field, or equivalent credits, to be eligible for the BAS degree
  • In addition, applicants must have completed the following courses or their equivalents with a grade of 2.0 or higher from a regionally accredited college:
    • English Composition I
    • Technical or Research Writing
    • College-Level Math: Statistics
    • Natural Science: two courses must include at least one lab course and at least one life sciences course
    • Communication (may fulfill humanities or social science requirement: check with an advisor)
    • Humanities
    • Social Science

Application Process

To be considered for the bachelor of applied science in Healthcare Technology and Management with a concentration in Healthcare Management, prospective students must submit the following:

  • Completed bachelor of applied science application form
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $125
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited college(s), demonstrating completion of an appropriate associate’s degree or equivalent credits, and the prerequisite courses, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone who personally knows your work, such as your current or past supervisor, discussing your contributions to your work place and how he or she believes you will benefit from completion of the BAS program. If you are applying for this program immediately after completing an associate degree program, the letters of recommendation may be from your instructors. Two letters of recommendation.


The Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Technology and Management with a concentration in Health IT is a self-support program and therefore does not necessarily follow the upper division tuition schedule published in the college catalog and quarterly schedule. Tuition includes applicable college and course fees, plus current per credit rates published online. These courses are not eligible for tuition waivers.

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Last Updated June 12, 2017