Health Care Coordination | ASU Nursing and Health Innovation

Health Care Coordination (BS)

The need for compliance, integrity, regulatory and risk management professionals within the health care industry has become increasingly important as new regulations are implemented and enforced. This is the first undergraduate program in the US dedicated to preparing compliance specialists in the health care environment. This unique approach integrates professional “best practices” from the business, regulatory, ethics, engineering and medical industries to prepare students for careers as certified health care compliance professionals in a variety of health-focused agencies. 

The BS program in health care coordination prepares students to effectively coordinate resources to optimize individual health outcomes.

Students will build a thorough understanding of health care systems, community and public health, community resources, health education, and health advocacy.

This degree program uses the same prerequisites as the nursing major; therefore, students may transition seamlessly to this program and obtain a bachelor's degree in a health-related field.

Degree Offered

Health Care Coordination (BS)
Nursing and Health Innovation, College of

Downtown, West, Online

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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Career Outlook

Graduates of this program will provide health care coordination, health advocacy and health education services to individuals and families. Program graduates may obtain employment as:

  • care coordinators
  • community health workers
  • health advocates
  • health care coordinators
  • health care navigators
  • health educators
  • health resource managers

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 11.4%$29,790
Health Educators12.2%$50,430
Community Health Workers 14.9%$34,870
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other11.7%$34,620
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 19%$90,210
Medical and Health Services Managers 16.9%$92,810
Patient Representatives 9.8%$31,200
Social and Community Service Managers9.5%$62,740

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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