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Health Care Management (BS)

About the Health Care Management Bachelor Degree Concentration 

The Bachelor of Science in Management Degree, with a concentration in Health Care Management, develops solid functional management knowledge and skills combined with a broad overview of issues and challenges specific to the complex field of health care delivery. Emphasis of instruction will be on developing the managerial skills required to work in today's regulated, complex health care field. Graduates will have a solid foundation of knowledge in legal issues, marketing, financial accounting, health care reimbursement systems and performance-improvement methods required to meet the challenges of increasing quality while decreasing cost in health care delivery.

Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare delivery systems along with the associated operational and financial aspects associated with each
  • Explain the legal and regulatory environment in healthcare and implications for managers within the field
  • Recognize important external and internal factors and trends impacting the industry and be prepared to assess current policies as well as recommend and adopt changes as needed
  • Examine the dynamic nature of healthcare administration and demonstrate the problem solving and leadership skills to manage resources as needed within this environment
Health Care Management Career Track

Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Heath Care Management degree graduates are equipped to pursue careers in a variety of positions in private, government and not-for-profit organizations. Graduates of the program have secured employment at hospitals, convalescence homes, rehabilitation facilities, and health insurance agencies. Positions held by graduates range from claims associates to hospital administrators Additionally, students are given the skills necessary to pursue graduate business degrees, such as an MBA.

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Management Program Requirements: Health Care Management Concentration

First Year

Course Number Course Title Fall Spring
CM105 Public Speaking   3
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications  3  
CS245 Management Application and Information Systems   3
EC101 Macroeconomics  3  
EC102 Microeconomics    3
EN101 English I 3  
EN102 English II   3
IS105 Common Experience1 1  
MA107
MA117
College Algebra
Finite Math2
3  
MA121 Basic Statistics    3
PS101 Introduction to Psychology  3  
  Total Credit 16 15

1 Graduate and Professional Studies students excluded

2 MA191 or MA192 may be substituted 

 

Second Year

Course Number Course Title Fall Spring
AC121 Financial Accounting 3  
AC122 Managerial Accounting    3
FI201 Principles of Business Finance    3
LA204 Business Law 3  
MG201 Principles of Management  3  
MG202 Human Resource Management    3
MK201 Principles of Marketing 3  
SC129 Human Biology 4  
SC210 Public Health and Epidemiology   3
  Free Elective    3
  Total Credits 15 15

Third Year

Course Number Course Title Fall Spring
HM300 Health Care Delivery Systems 3  
HM310 Health Care Law and Government Regulations   3
IS202 Preparation for Careers and Life after College1   3
MG303 Managerial Communications    3
MG304 Leadership and Ethics 3  
MG315 International Management 3  
MG321 Organizational Behavior    3
MG390 Management Internship2 3  
PS315 Social Psychology  3  
  Free Elective    3
  Total Credits 15 15

1 Graduate and Professional Studies students excluded, will be replaced with a free elective

2 Health Care focus

Fourth Year

Course Number Course Title Fall Spring
HM410 Topics in Health Care   3
MG391 Management Internship II1 3  
MG435 Operations Management  3  
MG441 Business Policy and Strategic Management    3
  English Elective   3
  Social Sciences Elective   3
  Humanities Elective 3  
  Free Elective 6 3
  Total Credits 15 15

1 Health Care focus