Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management

What is the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management?

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management is designed to enhance any health science Associate of Applied Science degree. The BAS prepares students for career advancement or entry-level healthcare managerial positions. The degree program enables working allied health professionals to advance their career through its focus on building leadership skills, knowledge, and credentials.


What is the job outlook for the field of study?

According to surveys across the industry, a five percent national increase in employment is expected for those with healthcare management degrees.


What is the cost of the BAS in Healthcare Management?

Tuition is estimated using the Texas resident rates. Out of district and out of state residents will have higher tuition and fees. For more information, please visit:Tuition Calculator


Do I have to apply, or can I just enroll in classes?

The BAS in Healthcare Management is not an open enrollment program. Interested students must apply and be accepted into the program before being allowed to enroll.


What are the requirements to apply to the BAS of Science Healthcare Management?

Applicants must have an AAS in an allied healthcare-related field such as but not limited to Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiography Technician, Medical Laboratory, Histologic Technician, Nuclear Medicine Technician, Dental Hygiene or Health Information Technology. Students with AAS degrees from HCC are priority admission. If you are not a current HCC student, you must also apply to the college, apply to the BAS program and provide HCC with official transcripts that show a conferred health science AAS degree.


If I have an AAS degree in a healthcare-related from an institution other than HCC, can I still apply?

Yes, provided the AAS degree is from an accredited health science program.


How long is the BAS in Healthcare Management?

A full-time student taking an average of 15 hours per semester can expect to complete the program through four to five semesters.


Is there a part-time option?

Yes, students can take classes on a part-time basis but completing the program in four years is preferred.


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