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Accounting Services for Health Administration Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ENG124  College Composition
BUS124  Business Analysis with Algebra
AOT226  Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
BIO125  Medical Terminology
COM121  Effective Speaking
ACC132  Financial Accounting
ACC127  Quantitative Business Statistics
HIT230  Health Care Delivery In the U.S
BUS221  Microeconomics
Arts & Humanities Elective
ACC221  Intermediate Accounting I
ACC133  Managerial Accounting
ACC232  Governmental & Not-For-Profit Accounting
ACC229  Computerized Accounting Applications
MAT231  Reimbursement for Health Care Services
ACC237  Fraud Examination
ACC223  Cost Accounting
FIN220  Business Finance
ACC228  Business Taxation
MTH106  Math for Technology
HIT123  Healthcare Legal and Ethical Issues


Health care is a rapidly growing and changing field today, not only from the perspective of the patients, medical professionals, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, but also from the accounting and finance professionals who gather and report this information. This major is for the future accountant who would like to work primarily in the area of hospital finance and accounting. The program is concentrated on the essential accounting courses that every accountant needs for their profession, but also adds medical terminology, the basics of health care delivery systems, the complex world of reimbursements and insurance, and the legal aspects of the medical profession.

The goal is that graduates with this major will have the training to be employable in a hospital or health care facility accounting and/or finance department. In addition, the accounting and finance department at Stark State College has numerous articulation agreements with two and four-year institutions. This will enable the graduate to transfer credits to pursue a baccalaureate degree in accounting, finance, or management. With additional coursework at Stark State or as part of their baccalaureate program, the graduate would also be eligible to pursue professional certifications, such as the CPA or CMA.