The Associate Degree of Health Management program is designed to prepare students for employment in healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a broad understanding of the application of management principles in the healthcare environment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the region, and globally. In addition, the program is designed to prepare a student to have an understanding of business practices and provides them with the opportunity to select specific courses to meet their professional or personal business goals in health care field.
The curriculum of the program emphasizes on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling responsibilities related to healthcare organizational objectives including the legal and ethical aspects. The program focuses on the development of effective communication, managerial, and supervisory skills.
Coursework is designed to familiarize the student with different aspects of the health care delivery system. The graduates of this program are eligible to find entry-level positions in healthcare organizations, including hospitals, medical offices, clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies.
Students completing this program with a suitable GPA score are qualified to transfer to the bachelor degree in Health Management program but they will need to complete additional bridging course.