TRANSFER GUIDELINES FOR THE BACHELOR Of Science in health services coordination

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A transcript evaluation is completed once official transcripts from all previously attended institutions have been received by WGU. Please note that transcripts must be sent to WGU directly from the issuing institution to be considered official. WGU does not perform unofficial evaluations or accept unofficial transcripts. The guidelines below will provide a good indication of expected transfer credit. Official transcript evaluations will occur in the month prior to your start. Transcripts are processed in the order they are received. Please contact your Enrollment Counselor if it has been more than 15 business days since your transcripts have been received and you have not received an evaluation. Transfer credit will not be awarded for transcripts received after your first term start date. Transfer credit awarded for Business, Information Technology, or Health Professions College programs may not apply if a program change is made to the WGU Teacher’s College. 

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR TRANSFER CREDIT: 

  • Must be college level from an Institutional Accreditor (as listed by the U.S. Department of Education). For a list of USDE Institutional Accreditor agencies, see: CLICK HERE 
  • Must have been awarded a grade of C- or better. 
  • May not be used to fulfill more than one course of study. 
  • Must meet the competency unit and content equivalency requirements. 

​COURSES SATISFIED BY AN ASSOCIATE OR BACHELOR’S DEGREE:

  • Where transfer credit does not apply, courses may receive a Requirement Satisfied (RS). 
  • Courses that receive a Requirement Satisfied can be fulfilled by an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science from a Regionally or Nationally accredited institution. (Accrediting agency recognized by The U.S. Department of Education) 
  • In certain cases, the degree must be in a specific field of study. 
  • Requirement Satisfied by degree does not apply to all courses or programs at WGU. A change in majors at WGU may result in the removal of credit.

The courses listed below are eligible for transfer credit; refer to your program guide for a complete listing of program requirements. 

PRE-REQUISITE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HEALTH SERVICES COORDINATION PROGRAM

To be considered for enrollment into the Bachelor of Science Health Services Coordination program, you must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent. You must also be able to demonstrate healthcare experience either through one of the following:

  • A certificate or license holder as a pre or para professional.
  • An associate degree as a prepared technician.
  • A resume demonstrating experience as a healthcare manager.


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General Education

Courses Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below maybe satified by an Associate's or Bachelor's degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement.  

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
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Written CompositionC455English Composition I3

One course in English Composition, equivalent to 3 units. Business Writing and Technical Writing cannot be used to satisfy the requirement for English Composition I. 

Communication ApplicationsC168Critical Thinking and Logic3

​One course, equivalent to 3 units, in critical thinking, reasoning, argument or logic.

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Statistical ReasoningC784Applied Healthcare Statistics4

One college-level course in Statistics, minimum 3 credit hours. Course must taken within five years to be valid.

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Social/Behavioral SciencesC180Introduction to Psychology3

​One course, equivalent to 3 units, in the Behavioral Sciences (anthropology, psychology or sociology). 

Life ScienceC107Anatomy and Physiology I4

​One course equivalent to 4 units in Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab.  Cannot be satisfied by degree. 

Life ScienceC405Anatomy and Physiology II4

​One course equivalent to 4 units in Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab. Cannot be satisifed by degree.

Social/Behavioral SciencesC273Introduction to Sociology3

​One course in Sociology or Anthropology, equivalent to 3 semester hours. 

Social/Behavioral SciencesC217Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan3

​One course, equivalent to 3 units, in human growth and development. Course must address human development throughout the entire lifespan. Child development or adolescent development will not meet this competency.

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Lower Division Core

Courses Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below maybe satified by an Associate's or Bachelor's degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement. 

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
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C804Medical Terminology3
One course, equivalent to 3 units, in medical terminology. *The 2 year transfer requirement is waived if a non-expired RHIT certification, or health-Science license, is presented. Can be satisfied by an CAHIIM accredited AAS in Health Information Technology.
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Courses in the Major

Courses Satisfied by Transfer Credit

The group below cannot be satified by a degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement. 

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
D068Introduction to Pharmacology3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in Pharmacology.

D069Pathophysiology3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in Pathophysiology.

D046Introduction to Care Coordination3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in role development as a care coordinator.

D065Healthcare Ecosystems3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in healthcare organization, components, and trends. 

D047Roles and Responsibilities in an Interdisciplinary Team3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in healthcare roles. 

D066Health and Wellness through Nutritional Science3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in patient nutrition.

D048Communication and Organizational Awareness3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in organizational structure and culture.

D049Critical Thinking and Strategic Decision Making3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in decision making for healthcare teams.

D067Care of the Older Adult3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in healthcare systems for aging patients.

D051Care for Individuals and Families3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in healthcare systems for patients with differing needs.

D052Navigating Care Across the Continuum3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in resolution of healthcare barriers. 

D053Contemporary Topics and the Influence on Healthcare Today3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in healthcare trends that influence outcome. 

D070Technology Applications in Healthcare3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in technology influence of healthcare.

D050History of Healthcare in America3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, of the health care system in the U.S. over time. 

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Non-Transferable Courses

Courses Not Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below may not be satified by transfer credit or degree. 

  
  
  
  
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C820Professional Leadership & Communication for Healthcare2
D054Cultural Awareness for the Healthcare Professional3
D055Evidenced-Based Practice for Care Coordination3
D056Care at the End of Life3
D057Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health3
D058Health Literacy for the Client and Family3
D059Healthcare Values and Ethics3
D060Community Relations and Leadership3
D061Care Coordination for the Patient (Chronic, Palliative, Behavioral, Population)4
D062Health Services Coordination Field Experience3
D063Models of Care and Healthcare Trends3
D064Health Services Coordination Capstone3
D071Financial Resource Management and Healthcare Reimbursement4