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Medical Staff Services Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

92 Credits

The blended delivery format is offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Austin South, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Denver, Ellsworth, Georgetown, Independence, Indianapolis, Lee’s Summit, Lewisville, Mesquite, Minnetonka, Overland Park, Rapid City, Richardson, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tulsa, Watertown, Weldon Spring, Wichita, Wichita West, and Zona Rosa, and requires students to complete most of the Medical Staff Services Management Major Core through NAU’s distance learning program. This program is also offered through NAU’s distance learning program.

Medical Staff Services Management Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 22.5 of the following 38 credits must be earned at NAU, excluding externship.)

HA3010D*

Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Delivery

4

HA3110D*

Quality Improvement and Risk Management

4

HA4050D*

Healthcare Law

4

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

ME1181D*

Medical Staff Services Management I

4

ME2182D*

Medical Staff Services Management II

4

ME2183D*

Medical Staff Services Management III

4

ME2510*

Essentials of Pathophysiology I

3

ME2520*

Essentials of Pathophysiology II

3

ME3330D or

Medical Staff Services Management Externship or

 

ME3332D

Medical Staff Services Management Project

4

 

 

38

Support Core

MG1050

Principles of Marketing

4.5

MT2050

Principles of Management

4.5

 

 

9

General Education Core (45)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN1300

Composition II

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

13.5

Science

SC1221* or

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab or

 

SC1222D*

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

6

 

 

6

Mathematics

MA

Algebra Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

 

12

Advising Guidelines for ME3330D or ME3332D Requirement

Students with documented MSSM employment experience may choose one course from the list of recommended courses below (with advisor approval) to replace ME3330D or ME3332D in order to further develop their administrative and leadership skills:

HA3220D Health Information Systems

HA4070D Regulatory Environment in Health Care

MT3250/PS3250 Organizational Behavior

MT3300 Supervision

* Professional course (Minimum "C" grade required)

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Medical Staff Services Management Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)