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Healthcare Management and Leadership, Healthcare Management General Concentration, BAS


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The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Healthcare Management and Leadership, General Concentration in Healthcare Management, is a career-oriented bachelor’s 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 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 following skills and abilities:

  • Manage, analyze, and present healthcare data for effective decision-making in support of wide array of healthcare practices such as meaningful use initiatives, patient safety studies, and revenue cycle management
  • Serve as liaison between technical and clinical functions to support users, including training and documenting the use of new technologies
  • Complete a capstone project that demonstrates the breadth and depth of the educational preparation
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued competency through life-long learning

Program Eligibility

Individuals must have:

  • 50 credits of business, science, accounting, IT, or healthcare-related field, or equivalent credits
  • Demonstrated completion from a regionally accredited college of the following courses, or their equivalent, with a grade point average of 2.0 or better:
  • Co-requisite requirement: must be completed no later than the first two quarters of acceptance
    • Humanities course from AAS-DTA   transfer list
    • Science: must include at least one lab science course
    • Social sciences course from AAS-DTA  transfer list
    • Either Humanities or Social Science must be a communication course
    • Introduction to Business, or Medical Terminology course, depending on student background

Degree Requirements

In addition to eligibility requirements, students must 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 applying 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

Application Process

To be considered for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management and Leadership, with a General concentration in Healthcare Management, prospective students must submit the following:

Proficiency Requirement


  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Prerequisite Requirements: 65 CR


  • 50 credits of business, science, accounting, IT, or healthcare-related field, or equivalent credits.
  • Demonstrated completion from a regionally accredited college of the following courses, or their equivalent, with a grade point average of 2.0 or better:

Writing: 10 CR


  • English Composition and Technical Writing or Research Writing

College Level Math: 5 CR


Co-requisite Requirements: 25 CR


Humanities: 5 CR


Either Humanities or Social Science must be a communication course

Science: 10 CR


  • Must include one lab science course

Social Science: 5 CR


Either Humanities or Social Science must be a communication course

Grand Total: 180


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