Program Overview

Central Christian College of Kansas is an accredited learning institute offering students the opportunity to earn a valuable degree with the convenience of an online format.  Students of the Christian curriculum will gain an insightful understanding of essential business administration concepts in addition to the solid religion foundation set from general education courses.

The innovative, online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree program caters to students interested in obtaining a blend of healthcare and leadership skills with the option of concentrating in Human Resources Management, Health Information Management or Medical Practice Management.  

Students completing the Health Information Management degree curriculum will be well-prepared to pursue leadership positions in a multitude of business fields within and beyond healthcare. The Health Information concentration introduces students to the essential understandings of computer information systems, database design and administration, project management, patient record security, telecommunication and working with network systems.   

Healthcare Information is becoming an essential aspect of the medical industry, as the availability of electronic record keeping will replace previous paper documents in almost all establishments.  Students with an interest in IT and computer engineering may use the bachelor's degree to satisfy both personal and professional aspirations.  The Healthcare Management – Healthcare Information coursework is designed for students to acquire necessary skills needed when retrieving, organizing, assessing and distributing medical information to insurance companies, other physicians and staff members.    

In order to satisfy the minimum graduation requirements, 120 semester credit hours must be completed.  The Healthcare Information Management concentration delves into key business and health concepts in the following required coursework:  

•        Leadership & Change in Healthcare
•        Ethical Issues in Healthcare
•        Professionalism and Human Performance
•        Healthcare Marketing Strategies
•        Contemporary Culture and Worldview
•        Biblical Literature
•        Statistics for Healthcare Managers
•        Healthcare Reimbursement
•        Financial Management in Healthcare
•        Human Resource Management
•        Operations Management
•        Project Management
•        Financial Accounting
•        Strategic Planning
•        Business Policy
•        US Healthcare Systems
•        Business Law
•        Organizational Behavior
•        Organizational Management
 
Graduates will be able to use the advanced education to build a working and applicable understanding of the healthcare industry.  Successful graduates may also use the bachelor's degree as the beginning education for a pursuit in a master's degree.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    Minimum 2.0 GPA. Completed Application Form. High School Diploma or GED. Higher Education Transcript(s).

    School Overview

    Central Christian College of Kansas awards Christ-centered associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs that educate the whole person. Affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, Central Christian College encourages all students to apply, regardless of faith. The College promotes its mission of a “Christ-centered education for character” as well as its core values of truth, spiritual formation, comprehensive education, excellence, prayer, community, integrity, service, leadership and followership.

    CCC has received official national and regional accreditations for their academic programs since 2004. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools provides overall accreditation for the college.

    ACADEMICS
    CCC awards degrees in more than twenty areas of study. The most popular areas of study include:

    • Fine Arts
    • Exercise Science
    • Business
    • Education.

    Central Christian prides itself on offering traditional, evening, and online degree programs to meet all the educational needs of its students. Central Christian also offers all-inclusive tuition for many of its programs, as well as potential non-collegiate credit awards for professional experience and prior learning.

    Central Christian College of Kansas maintains formal articulation agreements with: Chattanooga College of Med/Dental/Tech Careers; the College of Health Care Professionals; Gwinnett College; Hallmark College; Harrison College; Hutchinson Community College; Institute of Business and Medical Careers College; Median College; and Neosho County Community College. Central Christian allows students who transfer from a two-year school to transfer up to 64 credit hours of courses. 

    DISTANCE AND ONLINE EDUCATION
    CCC extends its campus globally through online programs in

    • Organizational Leadership
    • Criminal Justice
    • Healthcare Administration
    • Health Care Business Administration
    • Ministry degrees.

    Degree programs vary in length and depend on the number of courses needed for completion. CCC retains an approximate 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio for online courses.

    Transfer students may be eligible for credit based on standardized exams, including, CLEP, DANTES, Advanced Placement, in addition to prior learning experience, regionally accredited coursework, military credit, articulation agreements, and other individually-approved coursework.

    Prospective students who are interested in additional details and information are encouraged to request more information.

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