Healthcare Facilities Leadership

Man performing maintenance on hospital ductworkIt takes more than doctors and nurses to care for patients in the growing healthcare industry. Skilled facilities managers are critical to keeping hospitals and other healthcare facilities operating efficiently and effectively.

If you are working in healthcare facilities management or youd like to be part of this exciting and rewarding field, OCTCs Healthcare Facilities Leadership Program could be for you. The program is convenient and affordable with all classes available online.

This program can help you take the next step in your career by preparing you to take the American Hospital Associations Certified Healthcare Facilities Management exam. Graduates may transfer to work toward bachelors degrees. This innovative program was developed in collaboration with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and the Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers (KSHE).

Questions? Check out our HFL FAQ page. .

For information, contact Program Director Mike Canales at or (270) 852-8142.

Available Credential

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Healthcare Facilities Leadership: 62-65 credit hours


  • Healthcare Facilities Foundation Certificate (HFF): 16 credit hours


  • Healthcare Facilities Leadership: 45 credit hours

For course sequence, see the program cards below.
 - AAS program card
 - Certificate program card
 - Diploma program card
For graduation requirements, see the academic plan.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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