Healthcare Administration/Management

The Healthcare Administration/Management major provides students with the skills and knowledge to obtain an entry-level administrative or management position in the healthcare field.

Program Options

Healthcare Administration and Management offers a two-year associate of applied science degree option.

The AAS degree emphasizes practical nursing standards and skills in the first year. The program focuses on the necessary skills that are involved in healthcare, healthcare management as well as general education courses.

Associates Degree Course Requirements

Career Opportunities

As the health care system continues to diversify, management positions are needed in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, mental health organizations, public health departments and rehabilitation centers. Within these roles, healthcare administrators help to improve the health of the communities they serve while ensuring smooth business operations as new guidelines and regulations are put into practice.

Career opportunities include:

  • Medical staff relations
  • Nursing Administration
  • Patient Care Services
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

Academic Partnership

FHTC students who complete an Associate of Applied Science degree in Healthcare Administration/Management may be eligible to utilize a 2+2 agreement with the following institutions to further their education.

Emporia State University: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Fort Hays State University: Bachelor of Technology Leadership
Kansas State University: Bachelor of Science in Technology Management
Pittsburg State University: Bachelor of Applied Science
Washburn University: Bachelor of Applied Science

Program Information & Resources

Estimated program costs and testing criteria​ are available in the documents below. Visit our admissions page to learn about admissions steps and other helpful information.

Healthcare Administration/Management Cost Sheet View Document