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2024-2025 Collin College Catalog 
2024-2025 Collin College Catalog

Clinical Operations Management

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The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Clinical Operations Management is designed for students with associate degrees in Allied Health/Health Sciences seeking higher level employment opportunities within healthcare organizations.  The BAS in Clinical Operations Management will prepare students for advancement within healthcare organizations by offering leadership and managerial topics including business principles, talent management, project management, data analysis, and risk management.  All courses are conducted online and may be taken on a part-time or full-time basis.


Admission to the BAS in Clinical Operations Management program requires a) admission to Collin College, b) completion of an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in an Allied Health/Health Sciences/Emergency Services field that prepares students for clinical care or the systematic review of clinical care, and c) completion of an application to the BAS in Clinical Operations Management. Registration for upper division courses is limited solely to those students that have been admitted to the BAS program in Clinical Operations Management. Information may be obtained by contacting Josh Snyder at 972.549.6421 or visiting the website https://www.collin.edu/department/hses/.


Allied health/Health Sciences/Emergency Services disciplines that prepare students to provide clinical care or to systematically review clinical care include, but are not limited to, disciplines such as:

• Anesthesia Technology/Technician

• Dental Hygiene

• Diagnostic Medical Sonography

• Emergency Medical Services

• Fire Science (with paramedic training)

• Health Information Management/Technology

• Health Professions (Electrocardiographic Technology track. EMT track, Nurse’s Aide track, Patient Care Technician track, Phlebotomy track)

• Medical Assisting

• Occupational Therapy

• Physical Therapy Assisting

• Polysomnographic Technology

•  Radiation Technology

•  Respiratory Therapy

•  Surgical Technology


AAS degrees in other allied health/allied sciences/emergency services disciplines may be eligible for admission after approval by the Associate Dean of Health Sciences and Emergency Services (HSES).


The BAS in Clinical Operations Management requires completion of 120 semester credit hours (SCH) of coursework as outlined below. 


Coursework Outline

A. Technical Coursework - up to 44 credit hours

Students admitted to the program will have up to a maximum of 44 semester credit hours of technical (i.e. workforce education) coursework completed in their AAS degrees applied to the degree requirements for the BAS degree. Should students earn less than 44 SCH of technical coursework in their AAS degree, any required hours remaining to meet the BAS degree requirements will be designated as electives that can be fulfilled with any lower division course credits not used to fulfill another baccalaureate degree requirement.


B. Core Curriculum/General Education Coursework - 42 credit hours

All students completing a baccalaureate degree, including the BAS in Clinical Operations Management, must complete 42 SCH of core curriculum/general education courses as required by Collin College.  Core curriculum/general education courses may be completed at Collin College or transferred from another institutionally accredited institution of higher education, and many of these required courses may be applied toward the BAS degree requirements from general education/core curriculum courses completed as part of the AAS degree.


C. Upper Division Coursework

The remaining 34 SCHs of the degree requirements constitute the upper division medical/health sciences management courses.

General Education Core

42 SCH General Education Core

Total Credit Hours: 42

Lower Division Transfer Coursework

Lower Division Transfer Coursework
Will accept up to 44 credit hours of technical component (Healthcare emphasis)

Total Credit Hours: 44

Third Year

First Semester

Second Semester

Fourth Year

Total Credit Hours: 120

To be eligible to graduate with a BAS degree from Collin College, all students must complete a minimum of 25% of the coursework (30 SCH) required for the degree at Collin College.

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