Health Services

  1. Overview
  2. A.A.S., Health Services
    Administration
  3. A.A.S., Health Services Administration -
    Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
  4. B.B.A., Health Services
    Management
  5. B.S., Health Services
    Management

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American Red Cross
Health and Hospital Inc.
Northern Westchester Hospital

Help manage the business of health.

The healthcare field is one of the fastest-growing industries. Berkeley College offers degree programs to prepare students with the important business and technology skills needed for positions in administration, insurance, billing, and more. A range of curricula explores the operations and challenges of various types and sizes of organizations delivering and supporting health services.

Benefit from:

  • Curricula that focus on the structure and dynamics of the healthcare industry
  • An exploration of the role and contributions of hospitals, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and practitioners
  • Opportunities for student interactions with healthcare providers and private and governmental funding agencies
  • An emphasis on technology and specialized software to collect, process, and use information essential to the industry and its clients
  • Valuable, real-world experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments
  • A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

Health Services Administration
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Fall 2011: This program is offered online and at all locations. The Brooklyn location is pending approval of the New York State Education Department. Students at the Paramus location may have to complete their final two quarters at another Berkeley location or online. Not all courses are offered at the Lower Manhattan Extension Center.

Beginning Winter 2012: This program will be offered only online and at New York City, Woodland Park, Woodbridge, Newark, White Plains, and Brooklyn. All students matriculated in this degree program prior to Winter 2012 will have the opportunity to complete their degree at the location at which they are currently enrolled if that opportunity was available previously.

 

The following are A.A.S., Health Services Administration program statistics for New Jersey in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION: 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-4170 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$45,900


Books and supplies:

$3,070


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 2 years for an Associate's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Center in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $15,300 for 6 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $17,700 for 6 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 100% of graduates used loans to finance their education. For the 2010-2011 award year, the median debt for program graduates was:

Federal loans:

$17,777.20


Private educational loans:

$0


Institution Financing Plan:

$0


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 90-credit program is designed to be completed in 6 academic quarters, and is generally finished in 2 years.

For the 2010-2011 award year, 71% of graduates from this program finished within this time.


 

Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.

 


The following are A.A.S., Health Services Administration program statistics for New York in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION: 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-4170 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$45,900


Books and supplies:

$3,070


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 2 years for an Associate's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Center in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $15,300 for 6 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $17,700 for 6 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, students may borrow funds through federal, private, and institutional loans to finance their education.

In accordance with applicable regulations, the College does not disclose median debt information for programs completed by fewer than 10 students during the award year.

Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 90-credit program is designed to be completed in 6 academic quarters, and is generally finished in 2 years.

In accordance with applicable regulations, the College does not disclose on-time completion rates for programs completed by fewer than 10 students during the award year.


 

Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.

 



Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Fall 2011: This program is offered online and at all locations. The Brooklyn location is pending approval of the New York State Education Department. Students at the Paramus location may have to complete their final two quarters at another Berkeley location or online. Not all courses are offered at the Lower Manhattan Extension Center.

Beginning Winter 2012: This program will be offered only online and at New York City, Woodland Park, Woodbridge, Newark, White Plains, and Brooklyn. All students matriculated in this degree program prior to Winter 2012 will have the opportunity to complete their degree at the location at which they are currently enrolled if that opportunity was available previously.

The following are A.A.S., Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding program statistics for New Jersey in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION -Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding: 29-2070 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-4170 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-6013 Medical Secretaries, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$45,900


Books and supplies:

$3,070


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 2 years for an Associate's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Center in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $15,300 for 6 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $17,700 for 6 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 88% of graduates used loans to finance their education. For the 2010-2011 award year, the median debt for program graduates was:

Federal loans:

$14,695.49


Private educational loans:

$0


Institution Financing Plan:

$0


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 90-credit program is designed to be completed in 6 academic quarters, and is generally finished in 2 years.

For the 2010-2011 award year, 65% of graduates from this program finished within this time.


 

Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.

 


The following are A.A.S., Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding program statistics for New York in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION -Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding: 29-2070 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-4170 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks, 43-6013 Medical Secretaries, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$45,900


Books and supplies:

$3,070


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 2 years for an Associate's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Center in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $15,300 for 6 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $17,700 for 6 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 90% of graduates used loans to finance their education. For the 2010-2011 award year, the median debt for program graduates was:

Federal loans:

$20,403.00


Private educational loans:

$0.00


Institution Financing Plan:

$53.34


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 90-credit program is designed to be completed in 6 academic quarters, and is generally finished in 2 years.

For the 2010-2011 award year, 81% of graduates from this program finished within this time.


 

Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.

 


Health Services Management
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.)

Fall 2011: This program offered online and at the Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan Extension Center, Brooklyn, and White Plains locations. The Brooklyn location is pending approval of the New York State Education Department. Not all courses are offered at the Lower Manhattan Extension Center.

Beginning Winter 2012: This program will be offered only online and at New York City, White Plains, and Brooklyn. All students matriculated in this degree program prior to Winter 2012 will have the opportunity to complete their degree at the location at which they are currently enrolled if that opportunity was available previously.

The following are B.B.A., Health Services Management program statistics for New York in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT: 11-9110 Medical and Health Services Managers, 11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers, 29-2070 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-6013 Medical Secretaries, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$95,400


Books and supplies:

$6,140


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 4 years for a Bachelor's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Centre in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $31,800 for 12 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $36,600 for 12 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 100% of graduates used loans to finance their education. For the 2010-2011 award year, the median debt for program graduates:

Federal loans:

$31,161.99


Private educational loans:

$0


Institution Financing Plan:

$0


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 180-credit program is designed to be completed in 12 academic quarters, and is generally finished in four years.

For the 2010-2011 award year, 90% of graduates from this program finished within this time.


 

Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.

 


Health Services Management
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

Fall 2011: This program is offered online and at the Woodland Park, Woodbridge, Paramus, and Newark locations. Students at the Woodbridge, Paramus, and Newark locations may have to complete their junior and senior years at another Berkeley location or online.

Beginning Winter 2012: This program will be offered only online and at Woodland Park, Woodbridge, and Newark. All students matriculated in this degree program prior to Winter 2012 will have the opportunity to complete their degree at the location at which they are currently enrolled if that opportunity was available previously.

The following are B.S., Health Services Management program statistics for New Jersey in 2010-2011.

Click on the links for more information on jobs related to this program:

HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT: 11-9110 Medical and Health Services Managers, 11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers, 29-2070 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, 43-3010 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors, 43-3020 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks, 43-6013 Medical Secretaries, 43-9040 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, 43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

 

Q: How much will this program cost me to complete?
A: If you begin this program in 2012, your estimated total costs for the entire program are:

Tuition and fees:

$95,400


Books and supplies:

$6,140


On-campus room & board:

Not required


Q: What's included?
A:
The cost is based on completion of the program within 4 years for a Bachelor's degree (Note: Additional costs may be incurred due to individual circumstances such as specific course selections and remediation requirements). Berkeley College does offer a Tuition Freeze Program which may reduce overall tuition cost (click here for terms and conditions). Program costs include tuition and fees plus the estimated cost of textbooks and supplies. Living expenses, such as room, board, and transportation, can vary considerably and are not included in the figures above. Berkeley College does not require students to live on campus. There is optional housing available to students at either the University Centre in Newark, NJ (which has an additional estimated cost of $31,800 for 12 quarters) or housing at the White Plains location (which has an additional estimated cost of $36,600 for 12 quarters).

Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A:
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, students may borrow funds through federal, private, and institutional loans to finance their education.

In accordance with applicable regulations, the College does not disclose median debt information for programs completed by fewer than 10 students during the award year.

Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:
This 180-credit program is designed to be completed in 12 academic quarters, and is generally finished in four years.

In accordance with applicable regulations, the College does not disclose on-time completion rates for programs completed by fewer than 10 students during the award year.


Eligibility for internships required to obtain a Berkeley College degree and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, and receipt of satisfactory references. Applicants for whom such requirements may be matters of concern are strongly advised to contact an Admissions counselor prior to enrolling in a healthcare-related program.