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Health Care Administration
Levels 4 & 5

Program Overview

This healthcare administration program gives the students understanding of healthcare systems, policy, research and management. It will also give them the ability to apply this knowledge to daily situations.

Objectives

  • Understanding of health as a complex social construct
  • Knowledge and respect the diverse values, beliefs, contributions, and health care needs of all populations and communities
  • Understanding the importance of passion, commitment and enthusiasm for health care administration in a variety of settings including locally and globally
  • Introducing students to the historical, theoretical, and practical framework of community development
  • Understanding a broad overview of the health-care field and health issues, and explore the nature and causes of major health-care problems

Health Care Administration Program

The diploma and advanced diploma program is designed for those students seeking a two-year rather than four-year degree. The program stand alone but may also be the foundation for further study at the bachelor’s level. The program at AIES are meant to be taken in four semesters and consist of 60 credit hours.

First Semester

HEAL 101 - Introduction to Human Health (I) | 3 credits
HEAL 119 - Introduction to Health Information Technology | 3 credits
HCA 104 - Economics of Health Care | 3 credits
COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science | 3 credits
ENG 101 - English Composition | 3 credits

Second Semester

HEAL 180 - Current Issues in Health and Community Services | 3 credits
HEAL 190 - Health and Society | 3 credits
HCA 105 - Health Issues: Health and Healing | 3 credits
HCA 110 - Community Health Planning | 3 credits
POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics | 3 credits

Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 5 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.

First Semester

HCA 202 - Health Policy | 3 credits
HCA 210 - Introduction to Epidemiology | 3 credits
HCA 250 - Health Care Law | 3 credits
OMM 106 - Interpersonal Communication | 3 credits
PSY 106 - Introduction to Psychology | 3 credits

Second Semester

HEAL 104 - Introduction to Human Health (II) | 3 credits
HEAL 299 - Health Care Leadership | 3 credits
HEAL 388 - Healthcare Decision Making | 3 credits
HEAL 375 - Improvement, Creativity and Innovation | 3 credits
Math 206 - College Algebra

Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 5 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.
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