This program is designed for applicants with 1-2 years of health care experience and provides training for the person seeking an entry-level career in Healthcare Management. The program includes a broad mix of course work that allows the student to acquire a blend of basic healthcare business skills as well as the core elements of human resource management theory and application. Entry-level positions may be found in a variety of settings depending on the applicant’s background. Employment opportunities exist in rural areas and continue to rapidly grow in major metropolitan areas. Students who successful complete the Healthcare Management Program may qualify for the Certified Medical Manager exam and obtain the CMM-A credential.
Submit your application and enrollment agreement to the Adult Education office.
Your completed enrollment agreement and application should be submitted to the Adult Education office with the $155 fee, prior to starting the following steps.
Submit High School Transcript, Diploma, or GED to Adult Education Office. CPI required verification of high school graduation. Please submit one of the following to the adult education office; high school diploma, high school transcripts, or GED. Questions about this requirement please call the Adult Ed office at 814-359-2793 ext. 207.
Meet with a Financial Aid representative. If you are utilizing federal student aid to pay your tuition, the website for filing your FAFSA is https://studentloans.gov. CPI’s school code is: 015445. For assistance with financial aid (student loans and grants), please contact CPI’s Financial Aid Office at (814) 359-2793 x 252 : Jan Pepperday or (814) 359-2793 x 262 : Ron Benton.
Take the Accuplacer exam. Accuplacer is used to measure your readiness for the program and allows us to recommend any remedial work prior to your start. This exam consists of two parts; arithmetic and reading comprehension. On average, the exam takes approximately 30-60 minutes to complete. The exam is not timed and you are allotted ample time to complete. The document attached to this email provides numerous websites that offer exercises / practice exams for you to prepare. Arrange to take the Accuplacer exam at CPI by contacting Adult Education 814-359-2793 ext. 207
Order textbooks. Contact your Program Coordinator for a list of the textbooks. They can be purchased new or used. Renting is available on some websites, just be sure the rental is for the entire length of time you will need to utilize that textbook. Some texts are used all year.
PSS-101 Pathways to Success Seminar 1.0 cr 15 hrs
BIO-120 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I6.0 cr 60 hrs
HCC-126 Electronic Records in Healthcare 2.0 cr 24 hrs
CSA-120 Computer Software Applications: Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Presentations 2.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-120 Medical Terminology 3.0 cr 36 hrs
FIRST TERM TOTAL QUARTER 14.0 CREDITS / 183CLOCK HOURS
BIO-122 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology II 3.0 cr 36 hrs
COM-121 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCC-122 Introduction to Medical Coding 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCC-124 Administrative Procedures in Healthcare 4.0 cr 48 hrs
SECOND TERM TOTAL QUARTER 13.0 CREDITS / 156CLOCK HOURS
COM-135 English Composition 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCC-140Introduction to Medical Billing 3.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-135 Medical Law and Ethical Principles in Healthcare 3.0 cr 36 hrs
PSY-152 General Psychology 3.0 cr 36 hrs
THIRD TERM TOTAL QUARTER12.0 CREDITS / 156CLOCK HOURS
HCM-125 Healthcare Systems 2.0 cr 24 hrs
HCM-121 Introduction to Healthcare Management 2.0 cr 24 hrs
FOURTH TERM TOTAL QUARTER4.0 CREDITS / 48 CLOCK HOURS
TOTAL QUARTER 43.0 CREDITS/543.0 CLOCK HOURS FIRST YEAR
MTH-133 College Mathematics 4.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-123 Communication in Healthcare 4.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-276 Pediatric Healthcare Disease Management and Prevention 4.0 cr 48 hrs
FIFTH TERM TOTAL QUARTER 12.0CREDITS / 144 CLOCK HOURS
HCM-243 Healthcare Finance I 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCM-255 Human Resource Management in Healthcare I 3.0 cr 48 hrs
HCM-235 Legal Principles in Healthcare Management 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCC-271 Healthcare Disease Management and Prevention I 3.0 cr 36 hrs
BUS-165 Small Business Management 4.0 cr 48 hrs
SIXTH TERM TOTAL QUARTER 16.0 CREDITS / 204 CLOCK HOURS
HCM-244 Healthcare Finance II 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCM-256 Human Resource Management in Healthcare II 3.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-262 Quality Assurance in Healthcare 3.0 cr 48 hrs
HCC-272 Healthcare Disease Management and Prevention II 3.0 cr 36 hrs
HCC-220 Leadership for Healthcare Professionals 4.0 cr 48 hrs
SEVENTH TERM TOTAL QUARTER 16.0 CREDITS / 216 CLOCK HOURS