Associate in Occupational Studies in Health Services Administration
The College of Westchester

Program Details

The College of Westchester offers the online AOS in Health Services Administration. This degree prepares health information administration professionals to work in a variety of administrative medical office settings including both private practice and larger health care facilities. Graduates of this program are trained to organize, analyze, and technically evaluate patient health information in both electronic and hard copy formats, maintain and use health information indexes, and to facilitate storage and retrieval of medical records. 

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Principles of Management
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Advanced Medical Coding
  • Hospital Reimbursement
  • Financial Accounting

Graduates may seek employment in medical office management positions where knowledge of medical terminology and medical billing and coding are most important. This degree transfers seamlessly to the bachelor's program.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED is required.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Massachusetts, California, and Puerto Rico.