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

Emporia State University

FHTC students who have followed the academic plan and complete an Associate of Applied Science degree in Healthcare Administration/Management will be able to apply to transition into Emporia State University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

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