2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 21, 2021  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Healthcare Management [HCM]


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This degree program in the Health Department  introduces students to the fundamental concepts, tools and techniques essential to careers in finance, management and administration within healthcare facilities.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Employ discipline appropriate tools, methods and analytical approaches to analyze current and emerging issues in health and healthcare management.
  2. Identify healthcare management challenges and evaluate possible solutions from the viewpoints of the organization, clients, other stakeholders.
  3. Describe a healthcare organization's past, current and possible future actions that reflect an understanding of the interdependencies of economic, political and health systems.
  4. Analyze factors and challenges that impact healthcare delivery within the United States.
  5. Apply management and financial concepts, theories, and processes to analyze a healthcare facility.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to access and analyze information to make sound decisions in the health care industry.
  7. Understand, legal, ethical and regulatory considerations inherent in managing healthcare systems and organizations.

 

Career Potential

  • Administrator in a private community health agency
  • Administrator in a voluntary health agency
  • Department administrator in a health facility
  • Program manager in a community health agency

Program Requirements


Other Required Courses: 12 credit hours


Internship: 12 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Example of the B.S. in Healthcare Management over four years


Total credit hours for semester: 16


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 12


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