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Associate in Science, Healthcare Management (ASHM)  

The Associate in Science Degree, Healthcare Management Program prepares students for entry-level management positions within the healthcare industry. Students apply management, marketing, and accounting principles relative to the healthcare environment.

Upon completion of this degree, graduates will be prepared to enter employment as office  management positions. The program facilitates currently employed healthcare clinicians seeking management position in the healthcare industry or desiring to enhance their management skills. Students completing this program will also be prepared to continue the pursuit in the bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Healthcare Concentration option.




Students desiring admission to the Associate in Science,Healthcare Management career program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Completed their high school education or G.E.D. with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 or better.
  2. Completed or be enrolled concurrently in General Education courses not less than 21 semester units or the equivalent covering various academic disciplines which must include 6 units of English writing and communication, 3 units of mathematics, 6 units of natural science, 3 units of social science, and 3 units of Humanities courses including one course in History. General Education courses students are concurrently enrolled in must be completed prior  to  the completion of the ASHM program. The minimum G.P.A. attained must be of 2.0 or better.

Students applying for admission to the Associates in Science, Healthcare Management career program are required to follow the procedures below:

  1. Submit their copy of high school diploma
  2. Submit their official high school transcripts or G.E.D.
  3. Submit their official transcript(s) from previous college(s) attended showing completion of a minimum of 21 semester units or its equivalent in General Education courses, or be in compliance with item 2 of Admission Requirements above
  4. Submit their completed and signed application form obtained from Kingston University Admission
  5. Submit $100 of non-refundable application fee
Evaluation Process

Once the University receives all required documents and forms, the student’s application file will be deemed complete and a decision by the Academic Dean’s office will be made concerning the student’s admission to the school. 
Each potential student’s information is evaluated and transfer credit is awarded.  If additional documentation is needed, the Admissions Office will contact the potential student.  Admission is granted to applicants who demonstrate the ability to undertake the successful study of the intended subject and meet the admissions requirements. Applicants may be asked to supplement with additional evidence of academic proficiency.
Admission decisions will be made within 30 days of receiving all required documentation.

International Students
Unless a graduate from a US high school or foreign equivalent where English was the language of instruction evidenced by an official transcript, or a student having taken at least 2 years of education in a college program where English was the language of instruction evidenced by an official transcript, an applicant whose native language is not English must satisfy English proficiency requirement for admission to the ASHM program by scoring a TOEFL test with at least 450 PBT, 133 CBT or 45 iBT; a TOEIC of at least 480 or a IELTS of 4.
Transfer Students
Students wish to transfer from other higher education institutions are required to file application for admission as described above. Upon admission, the credits students earned from other institution previously attended will be evaluated. Appropriate credits will be granted if they are equivalent to courses offered at Kingston University.  For detail information on transferring credits from other higher education institutions, applicants are referred to review Transfer Credit Policy section in the Academic Policy.
Transfer Credit Policy

Tuitions & Fees
Application Fee $100
Tuition ($350/unit x 39 units for courses of major of study) $13,650
Registration Fee ($30/semester x 4 semesters) $120
Minimum Tuition and Fees per Term for Full-Time Student $4,230
Estimated Cost for a semester including textbooks $4,700
Graduation Fee $120
Estimated Total Cost for Completing the Entire Program* $15,240
* Cost for completing General Education courses requirement excluded.

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