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Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management

Are you interested in a healthcare career but get a bit woozy at the sight of blood? You can still play a vital role in nonclinical patient care with an associate degree in Healthcare Management.

Pellissippi State offers specialized training in medical office duties, including medical terminology, coding, electronic health records, billing and software. Combine these with excellent organizational and people skills, and you’ll be on the way to a rewarding and in-demand career at a hospital, doctor’s office or medical clinic.

Career Options

Our graduates have a high placement rate in their field.

Students don’t have to seek a two-year degree to get their foot in the door either. Pellissippi State offers certificates in Medical Insurance Coding and Reimbursement and Electronic Health Records Specialist after 27 hours of coursework to help get you into the field quickly

What kinds of careers await you?
  • Electronic health records specialist
  • Compliance specialist
  • Medical coder
  • Billing and insurance specialist
  • Hospital unit coordinator
  • Office manager

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Classroom Options

We offer multiple classroom options, from onsite to remote, so you can learn in your own way on your own time. Embedded internships provide valuable hands-on experience in the real world.

Pellissippi State offers multiple class options. Choose the one that’s right for you:

  • Traditional
  • Online
  • Hybrid (Traditional/Online combination)
  • Accelerated Evening

Regardless of which option you choose, degree seeking Healthcare Management students will graduate with real-world knowledge and experience.


At the end of the 60-61 hours it takes to earn an associate degree, students also will be prepared to take exams for three national certifications:

  • National Healthcareer Association Certified Billing and Coding Specialist,
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Microsoft Office Specialist

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)