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Health Care Management

Award: Associate of Arts Degree
Length: Two semesters after completing either the Pharmacy Technician diploma program or the first year of the Radiologic Technology program.
Students may start any semester


The Health Care Management program is designed to prepare persons to be managers in health care settings. These managers are skilled, trained professionals who partner with pharmacists, radiologists, physicians, nurses, and other professionals to provide care and support to patients, their families, and communities. Concepts and knowledge gained in this program are applied to the specifics of management, financial control, and human relations.

This program focuses on giving students a background in accounting, economics, and management in order to help manage the pharmacy and radiologic departments. Emphasis will be on giving students the skills and knowledge to help effectively control and organize a department.

Where will I get a job?
Students who graduate from this program will expect to find employment in local & hospital pharmacies, or clinical or hospital Radiology departments.

How much $ will I make?

The expected wage is $21,000 to $30,000 per year.

What kind of classes will I take?
Students will focus on general education classes and business managment classes.

What’s unique about this program?

This program combines pharmacy tech or radiologic technology courses and business courses to provide a foundation in pharmacy or radiology and an understanding of the business functions in those areas.
Student Profile
• Excellent people skills
• Communication skills

Health Care Management
(Radiologic Technology)



FIRST YEAR
____________________________

Prerequisite Prior to Term 1 


4

Course #               Title
Credits
BIO165-A Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3
BIO167-A Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1


Term 1
Fall Semester


17

BIO170-A Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3
BIO172-A Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1
RAD106-E Foundations of Radiologic Technology   
2
RAD122-E        
Radiographic Procedures I
4
LIT101-A
Introduction to Literature
3
CSC110-A
Introduction to Computers 3
SDV108-A
The College Experience
1


Term 2
Spring Semester 


15

RAD104-E Radiologic Patient Care
2
RAD142-E
Radiographic Procedures II
4
Elective
Math*
3
PHI105-A
Introduction to Ethics
3
PSY111-A Introduction to Psychology
3


SECOND YEAR
____________________________

Term 1
Fall Semester 


16

Course #               Title
Credits
ENG105-A Composition I
3
SPC112-A
Public Speaking
3
ACC131-A
Principles of Accounting I
4
MGT101-A Principles of Management
3
ECN130-A
Principles of Microeconomics
3


Term 2
Spring Semester 


15

ENG106-A
Composition II
3
PHI101-A Introduction to Philosophy
3
REL101-A
Survey of World Religions
3
SOC110-A
Introduction to Sociology
3
ECN120-A Principles of Macroeconomics
3


Health Care Management
(Pharmacy Technician)



FIRST YEAR
____________________________


Term 1
Fall Semester


16

PHR105-E Introduction to Pharmacy Technician
3
HSC113-E Medical Terminology
2
BIO165-A Human Anatomy and Physiology I  
3
BIO167-A        
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
Elective
Math*
3
SPC112-A
Public Speaking
3
SDV108-A
The College Experience
1


Term 2
Spring Semester 


17

PHR120-E Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technician
3
PHR941-E
Pharmacy Technician Practicum
1
BIO170-A
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3
BIO172-A
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1
PHI105-A
Introduction to Ethics
3
PSY111-A Introduction to Psychology
3
CSC110-A
Introduction to Computers
3


SECOND YEAR
____________________________

Term 1
Fall Semester 


16

Course #               Title
Credits
ENG105-A Composition I
3
ACC131-A
Principles of Accounting I 4
MGT101-A
Principles of Management
3
ECN130-A Principles of Microeconomics 3
LIT101-A
Introduction to Literature
3


Term 2
Spring Semester 


15

ENG106-A
Composition II
3
PHI101-A Introduction to Philosophy
3
REL101-A
Survey of World Religions
3
ECN120-A Principles of Macroeconomics
3
SOC110-A
Introduction to Sociology
3

*You may select any math course with a suffix of A.



Text 712-301-2573 or 712-301-1401
Call 800-352-4907
Email studentservices@nwicc.edu

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at nwicc.edu/compliance