Business Healthcare Technology BHT3

The Business Healthcare Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today's technology-driven workplaces. The Business Healthcare Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of software and technology. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, electronic file management, and healthcare regulation and compliance. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Healthcare Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

* Students must choose either a Compliance and Reimbursement Specialization or a Business Healthcare Specialization

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required: Yes
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Area I - Language Arts/Communications — 3 Hours

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Minimum Area I - Language Arts/Communications Credit Hours:
3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences — 3 Hours

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Credits
Minimum Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences Credit Hours:
3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics — 3 Hours

* Choose one of the following:

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Minimum Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics Credit Hours:
3

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts — 3 Hours

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Minimum Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts Credit Hours:
3

General Education Core Elective — 3 Hours

* Choose one additional course from the complete Area I, II, III, or IV listings:

General Education Courses

Minimum General Education Core Elective Credit Hours:
3

Accounting Course — 4 Hours

* Choose one of the following:

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Minimum Accounting Course Credit Hours:
4

Technology Course — 3 Hours

* Choose one of the following:

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Minimum Technology Course Credit Hours:
3

Business Medical Cluster Option — 6-10 Hours

* Complete BUSN 1010 or the comparable elective group below:

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Medical Terminology and Anatomy Options  +
8 - 10
Minimum Business Medical Cluster Option Credit Hours:
6-10

Compliance and Reimbursement Specialization 8C83 — 15 Hours

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Credits
Minimum Compliance and Reimbursement Specialization 8C83 Credit Hours:
15

Business Healthcare Specialization 8BH3 — 15-16 Hours

Minimum Business Healthcare Specialization 8BH3 Credit Hours:
15-16
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:
63

Overview

Program

Type

Associate of Applied Science, AAS

Location(s)

Baxley, Camden, Golden Isles, Jesup, Waycross