Allied Health Management


Program Description

The bachelor’s degree program in allied health management is comprised of a combination of courses,  which provide skills in such areas as managing the administrative area within a health services organization, current procedural coding with information technology, and basic clinical and lab procedures. The program is designed to prepare a student for a career as an administrator in the health services field.

Possible Employment Opportunities *

When graduates from this program have work experience in the medical field, upon completion of this program they can apply for healthcare management.

Credential Earned

Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health Management

Duration of the Program

36 Months
Quarter Credits: 180
Core Courses: 10.5 Credits
Concentration Courses: 100.5 Credits
General Education Courses: 54 Credits
Elective Courses: 15 Credits

Core Courses

Leadership and Organizational Behavior Lecture/Lab

This course focuses on practical application of current research and concepts in human behavior in order to understand and analyze organizations. Interpersonal processes, problem-solving, and managerial decision-making are considered through examination of the roles of power, politics, ethics, and conflict in organizations. Topics include individual behavior, motivation and performance, interpersonal relations, small group relations, the role of leadership, and organizational culture.

Labor Relations Lecture/Lab

A study of the set of processes unions and employers develop and use to achieve their goals while accommodating the needs of each other.

Health Services Organization Management and Marketing Lecture/Lab

This course provides foundational aspects of healthcare organizations. Specific areas covered include the transition and development of the industry, organizational design, oversight and management roles and responsibilities of various types of healthcare institutions and professionals, evaluating the purpose and clinical performance of physicians, nurses, clinical support, and community health services, and the organizations’ functions of financial and human resource management, information services, and customer services, including marketing and strategy.

Health Information System Lecture/Lab

Students receive an overview of current information systems, including topics such as locating, collecting, analyzing, utilizing, and reporting health statistics to solve common workplace issues. Students will learn basic concepts of data quality and methods of presentation. Data systems issues as well as health indicators, metrics, and measurements are covered to support informed decision-making in a healthcare organization.

Healthcare Human Resources Management

This course introduces contemporary healthcare human resource management issues within the U.S. healthcare system. It contrasts the differences between personnel administration and elements of strategic human resource management. Students learn key concepts such as line vs. staff relationships, the manager-employee relationship, job design, job analysis, position descriptions, recruitment, retention, promotion, succession planning, legal issues, safety issues, labor relations, training, compensation, benefits, and performance appraisals. Current trends in healthcare human resource management are covered.

Related Programs

Campuses Available

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or a recognized equivalent.

Completion of a diploma or associate in science (A.S) degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education: associate in science degree in medical assistant or medical assistant technician diploma.

Healthcare Provider Programs

Applicants for healthcare provider programs including the Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Associate in Science Program, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma Program, and Medical Assistant Technician Diploma Program must complete a Student Attestation of Understanding That Criminal and / or Health Background May Limit or Prevent Employment in Healthcare Provider Fields form. The student attestation form was designed to disclose certain requirements or limitations to prospective students interested in training for the healthcare provider field. This requirement is established in consideration of Fla. Admin. Code 6E-1.0032 (6)(g) (2012).

Possible Employment Opportunities *

When graduates from this program have work experience in the medical field, upon completion of this program they can apply for healthcare management.

* These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require a license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.

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The best way to see if going back to school and training for an allied health degree is right for you is to visit the FTC campus nearest you. You can tour our modern labs and meet with our instructors who work in this field.