Medical Practice/Facility Business Management - Associate in Business

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Business
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Corinne Asher: 313-845-9867,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-325

Program Description


Builds on the Medical Insurance Specialist certificate and prepares students to manage the specialized business functions of a medical practice or medical facility. Course work covers medical billing, coding, and insurance claim forms as well as accounting, customer service, management, medical terminology, and effective oral and written communications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Interpret basic financial statements.
  2. Apply management theory to effectively supervise the human resources of an organization.
  3. Evaluate management decisions given an organization’s relationship to the external business environment.
  4. Creatively solve common problems in managing the business office of a medical or medical related organization.
  5. Demonstrate effective non-verbal and verbal communication skills for a business environment.
  6. Demonstrate effective written communication for a business environment.
  7. Employ computer applications to perform business activities.
  8. Prepare billing and insurance reimbursement documents to insure proper payment.
  9. Apply quantitative skills to analyze situations and make decisions in a business environment.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Students must complete a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen per Michigan Public Health Code 20713.

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.