Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
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Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science: Healthcare Administration

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The Associate of Science (A.S.) in Healthcare Administration combines general education, healthcare administration and management, and elective courses, offering a solid foundation for a faith-based liberal arts education with healthcare administration foundation courses. These foundational courses include healthcare terminology, healthcare delivery systems, role of spirituality and ethics in healthcare, and healthcare human resources. This degree also provides students with the general education and foundational requirements necessary to complete a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration. Please refer to the specific program catalog pages for additional requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration  degree program. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The A.S. requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 30 credit hours of general education, 18 credit hours of Healthcare major core, and 12 hours of elective credit. Prior college, military, and technical credits can be used toward the A.S. degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the A.S. degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the A.S. degree program.

The Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (30 hours)
Healthcare Major Core (18 hours)
Electives (12 hours)

General Education Core (30 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (3 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Elective Requirements (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 additional elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration Degree

The faculty recommends students in the A.S. in Healthcare Administration to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of D or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements.  
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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