The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the application of management principles to the healthcare environment.
What You'll Learn
The curriculum places emphasis on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling tasks related to healthcare organizational objectives including the legal and ethical environment. Emphasis is placed on the development of effective communication, managerial, and supervisory skills.
Graduates may find employment in healthcare settings including hospitals, medical offices, clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies. Graduates are eligible to sit for various certification exams upon completion of the degree with a combination of a minimum of two years administrative experience. Eligible certifications include, but are not limited to, the Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers (PAHCOM), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the Certified Patient Account Manager (CPAM) and the Certified Manager of Patient Accounts (CMPA) examinations.
Students must apply and be formally admitted to the Healthcare Management Technology program to take any HMT courses.
Degree granted from Pitt Community College.
Major Core Courses
- *HMT 110 Introduction to Healthcare Mgmt.
- *HMT 210 Medical Insurance
- *HMT 212 Management of Healthcare Org.
- *HMT 215 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Admin.
- *HMT 220 Healthcare Financial Management
- *HMT 225 Practice Management Simulation
- *MED 121 Medical Terminology I and *MED 122 Medical Terminology II
- *BUS 153 Human Resource Management
- *WBL 110 World of Work
- *WBL 112 Work Based Learning I
- *ACA 111 College Student Success or ACA 122 University Transfer Success
- BUS 110 Introduction to Business
- CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
- ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
- BUS 151 People Skills
- ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting
- ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting
- MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or MAT 152 Statistical Methods I or MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra
- PSY 150 General Psychology or SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology or ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics
- COM 120 Interpersonal Communication or COM 231 Public Speaking
- PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics or HUM 115 Critical Thinking or MUS 110 Music Appreciation
- ACC 140 or ACC 150