Health Care Management

Health Care Management General Info

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.

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

Student Profile

  • Excellent people skills
  • Communication skills

Contact Admissions

Requirements for this program

Course #TitleCredits
RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
FIRST YEAR
PREREQUISITE PRIOR TO TERM 14
BIO165-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIO167-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab1
TERM 1 FALL SEMESTER17
BIO170-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIO172-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab1
RAD106-EFoundations of Radiologic Technology2
RAD122-ERadiographic Procedures I4
LIT101-AIntroduction to Literature3
CSC110-AIntroduction to Computers3
SDV108-AThe College Experience1
TERM 2 SPRING SEMESTER15
RAD104-ERadiologic Patient Care2
RAD142-ERadiographic Procedures II4
ElectiveMath*3
PHI105-AIntroduction to Ethics3
PSY111-AIntroduction to Psychology3
SECOND YEAR
TERM 1 FALL SEMESTER16
ENG105-AComposition I3
SPC112-APublic Speaking3
ACC131-APrinciples of Accounting I4
MGT101-APrinciples of Management3
ECN130-APrinciples of Microeconomics3
TERM 2 SPRING SEMESTER15
ENG106-AComposition II3
PHI101-AIntroduction to Philosophy3
REL101-ASurvey of World Religions3
SOC110-AIntroduction to Sociology3
ECN120-APrinciples of Macoeconomics3
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
FIRST YEAR
TERM 1 FALL SEMESTER16
PHR105-EIntroduction to Pharmacy Technician3
HSD113-EMedical Terminology2
BIO165-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIO167-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab1
ElectiveMath*3
SPC112-APublic Speaking3
SDV108-AThe College Experience1
TERM 2 SPRING SEMESTER17
PHR120-EPharmacology for Pharmacy Technician3
PHR941-EPharmacy Technician Practicum1
BIO170-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIO172-AHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab1
PHI105-AIntroduction to Ethics3
PSY111-AIntroduction to Psychology3
CSC110-AIntroduction to Computers3
SECOND YEAR
TERM 1 FALL SEMESTER16
ENG105-AComposition I3
ACC131-APrinciples of Accounting I4
MGT101-APrinciples of Management3
ECN130-APrinciples of Microeconomics3
LIT101-AIntroduction to Literature3
TERM 2 SPRING SEMESTER15
ENG106-AComposition II3
PHI101-AIntroduction to Philosophy3
REL101-ASurvey of World Religions3
ECN120-APrinciples of Macroeconomics3
SOC110-AIntroduction to Sociology3

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

More Information

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Students who graduate from this program will expect to find employment in local & hospital pharmacies, or clinical or hospital Radiology departments.

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

Students will focus on general education classes and business managment classes.

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 Story Jade Van Meeteren

“I like the small class sizes at NCC—it makes it easier to meet people and get to know our instructors. I received a scholarship, so that is a great help financially and is much appreciated!”

Boyden, IA

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will work with you to reach the goal of attending college. Federal and state programs, scholarships and other funding sources, may be available to help you to afford college. We know there are a lot of questions and stress planning to pay for a college education. The Financial Aid Office staff administers aid programs and counsels students in planning individual methods of meeting college costs. Contact the Financial Aid Office for answers to any questions regarding financial aid. What are you waiting for? Let’s get started! Northwest Iowa Community College follows a nationally accepted philosophy in administering financial aid programs.

Your Instructors

Robert Hoting

Tuition & Financial Aid