Nov 23, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Health Care Delivery Systems, Certificate

Award: Certificate (code CRT.IHE.HEA-CARE.DS)

Total Credit Hours: 12 credit hours.

Learn more about the Health Care Delivery Systems Certificate program

Purpose: Emphasizes the structure and delivery methods of health systems in the United States. Coursework addresses national health care legislation, planning and policy issues, health manpower demands, forms of health insurance, health care financing, utilization of health services, organization and delivery of healthcare and public health infrastructures.

Range of Occupations

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs contact Financial Aid.

Entrance/Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screening

This program requires the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and possible drug screening. For complete details, see the Health Sciences  section of this catalog.

Degree/Graduation Requirements

Degree Requirements

All Health Care Delivery Systems program students must receive a minimum grade of C in each medical assisting course. Students who receive a final grade below C in any medical assisting course will be awarded a grade of F in that course.

Graduation Requirements

Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the certificate after they complete the program requirements.

Certificate Requirements: 12 credits

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.