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Healthcare Administration (A.S.)
The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Healthcare Administration at Nassau Community College prepares students to transfer to a four-year Healthcare Administration/Management Program.  

This program provides students entering the healthcare administration/management field with an introduction to the organization and delivery of healthcare. Managers in this field plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They work in a large variety of facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and group medical practices.

Employment of medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020-2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. The annual mean average wage for medical and health service managers in New York is $156,000.*  

*US Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Medical and Health Services Managers
Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Course Descriptions: Online or PDF


Healthcare Administration

A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5201

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BUS 112 Principles of Management 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I,
ENG 101 Composition I,
or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition/Honors English I(1)
3
HCA 180 Introduction to Healthcare Administration 3
HIT 151 Medical Terminology 3
NCC 101 The College Experience 1
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Second Semester Credits
AHS 132 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HCA 182 Population Health Management 3
HCA 184 Healthcare Revenue Cycle 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Third Semester Credits
ACC 101 Accounting I 3
COM 103 Public Speaking 3
HCA 187 Topics in Public Health 3
HIT 161 Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics 3
Math Elective 3
PED Physical Education Elective 1
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ECO 208 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 102 Composition II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis/Honors English II
3
HCA 280 Medicolegal Aspects of Healthcare Administration 3
Humanities Elective(2) 3
Social Science Elective(3) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
  1. Depending on placement.
  2. Choose from:
    • SUNY GER Foreign Language
    • SUNY GER The Arts
  3. Choose from:
    • SUNY GER Western Civilization
    • SUNY GER Other World Civilizations
    • SUNY GER American History