Academic Programs

Management and Supervision in Healthcare, A.S.


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The Management and Supervision in Healthcare A.S. program is designed to provide students with the education needed to enhance their management skills. This Internet based A.S. program will provide the opportunity for healthcare workers to gain advanced training in pursuing a management position in healthcare. Frontline leaders within healthcare facilities can also pursue advancement in their assigned areas. The Internet platform allows students to continue their education without leaving their facility and without placing undue hardships on their current positions and/or employment status. The curriculum will provide for independent practice and virtual role playing, and the student will be able to interact with college instruction staff via email and discussion groups. Students will have the option upon completing the A.S. degree to transfer to a university to complete a four-year degree.

To earn an A.S. degree students must complete the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of 60 semester credits of which at least 20 must be earned at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.
  2. A grade point average of 2.00 ("C") or better.
  3. A minimum of 30 credits selected from at least 6 of the 10 goal areas in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.

Students can ensure seamless transfer of course work at a receiving institution by contacting the institution of transfer for information relating to advanced course work or test out procedure.

Required Core:
Conflict Resolution1
Principles of Supervisory Leadership3
Problem Solving & Decision Making2
Interpersonal Skills for Supervisors1
Work Teams1
Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers3
Customer Service2
Personnel Supervision4
Corporate Compliance2
Finance for Healthcare3
Healthcare Industry Trends1
Marketing in Healthcare1
General Education Electives30


Updated: si 10/12/11