Earn Your Health Care Management Degree Online

Combine your passion for health care with your strong leadership skills to positively impact how health care organizations serve patients. Learn health care management essentials — from medical terminology to electronic medical records and coding — with our affordable, online Health Care Management Associate Degree program. Study on your own schedule at a price that fits your budget, paying up to $79 a credit.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Graduates of the Health Care Management Degree online program are eligible to sit for the following industry certifications:
  • Certified Coding Associate or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential exams offered by the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)
  • Certified Professional Coder examination offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders
Prepare for the AHIMA, CCA or CCS exams
Health Care Management Required Practicum

Gain Real-World Experience

Near the end of your program, you will work in the field and apply the knowledge and skills you've learned as part of a 160-hour practicum at a medical facility in your local community. You will have the option to choose either a virtual practicum or an in-person practicum at a health care center.¹

Why Become a Health Care Manager?

With job opportunities for medical and health services managers projected to grow much faster than average over the next several years, now is the time to join this fast-growing field!² Our Health Care Management Associate Degree program will provide the in-demand foundational concepts used every day by health care managers, including law and ethics in medicine and HIPPA compliance. Learn more about career opportunities for health care managers.
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Why Choose Penn Foster College?
Affordable Tuition
At up to $79 per credit, and 3 easy payment plans to choose from, we can help you fit college into your budget.
On-Demand Learning
No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through text, phone, and email, or chat with fellow classmates online.
Prepare for In-Demand Careers
Preparation for In-Demand Careers
You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path.
Mobile Friendly
Mobile-Friendly Flexibility
Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use – at home or on the go – and you decide when to start and take your classes.
Personalized Goal Tracking
Personalized Goal-Tracking
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal learning targets.
Your tuition includes access to instructors, all your learning materials, and unlimited career support.
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.

Health Care Management Course Details

Your Health Care Management Associate Degree courses include medical terminology, HIPAA regulations, supervision and leadership, the laws and ethics of medicine, and health care statistics - all designed to help you succeed in the health care management field.
Penn Foster Curriculum

Health Care Management Tuition

With our flexible, affordable payment options - including our pay-as-you-go, zero interest plans - you can get started on your Associate Degree in Health Care Management online today.
  • Penn Foster has educated me more on the lastest in healthcare, making me more knowledgeable to perform task related to my job.
    Tasha W.
    A.S. Health Care Management
  • It feels good to know I completed a course debt free learning exactly what I needed to know to succeed.
    Haleema N.
    Penn Foster Graduate
  • I recommend Penn Foster to friends, family, coworkers, or anyone who has a desire to make something out of themselves by advancing their education and learning new things.
    Jeffery D.
    Penn Foster Graduate
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Where Can I Work as a Healthcare Manager?

If you're interested in pursuing a career in a field with growing job opportunities and security, earning your Associate degree in Healthcare Management can help you take the first step toward working in the healthcare and medical industries. Healthcare Managers can be found working in a variety of settings such as local, state, and private hospitals, residential care facilities, or physician’s offices. While some Healthcare Management jobs may require additional training and experience, an online Healthcare Management Associate Degree can help you acquire the fundamental skills to begin your path toward a job in the field.
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Get started today pursuing a career on the business side of healthcare with Penn Foster College’s online Health Care Management program.

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Related Program From Our Partner School, Ashworth College

Take your current career to the next level or develop new skills with the freedom of self-paced courses offered through our partner school, Ashworth College.

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Boost your resume or prepare to take the next steps in your healthcare career with our partner school, Ashworth College’s, online sterile processing technician program. You’ll learn approved practices for decontamination and sterilization of medical supplies and equipment that play a vital role in a medical setting. Once you graduate, you can prepare to sit for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification Exam, the cost of which is included in your Ashworth tuition.

Program Details

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¹ Students are required to find and secure an in-person location.

² Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet here (visited June 15, 2020). Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different.