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Bachelor of Science Degree With a Major in Healthcare Administration

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On Campus

Program Length:
41 Months

Number of Credits:
123

The curriculum is designed to allow students to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Healthcare Administration, as well as to prepare them for entry-level positions in the Healthcare Administration field. This degree focuses on the issues, skills and topics needed to succeed in the dynamic healthcare administration industry.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Healthcare Administration provides instruction in the practical, legal, and ethical issues faced by professionals in healthcare administration. The program is designed to provide students with a broad-based knowledge of general education, business, leadership and management, as well as a firm grasp of the specific aspects that challenge the healthcare administration field.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Healthcare Administration provides students with knowledge in healthcare theories and components of the healthcare delivery system in the United States, as well as the skill to lead and manage in that industry. The program explores the impact of factors that affect policies, management, and operation of healthcare organizations, as well as the analysis of qualitative and quantitative healthcare data and information for effective decision-making. The program further analyzes the legal and ethical principles and responsibilities of healthcare organizations to individual patient and community healthcare needs, as well as to explain strategic and marketing priorities of healthcare organization in relationship to the needs and values of a community.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Healthcare Administration, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

Writing for Managers 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Dietary Influences on Health and Disease 3.0 credit hours
Health Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Nutrition and Aging 3.0 credit hours
Topics in the Development of Health Care 3.0 credit hours
Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3.0 credit hours
The Business of Healthcare 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Long-Term Care 3.0 credit hours
Legal Aspects of Health Information Management 3.0 credit hours
Continuous Quality Monitoring & Accreditation 3.0 credit hours
Community and Public Health 3.0 credit hours
Health Care Planning & Evaluation 3.0 credit hours
Long-Term Care 3.0 credit hours
Relationship Management 3.0 credit hours
Effective Team Management 3.0 credit hours
Health Care Administration Capstone 3.0 credit hours

Introduction to Integrated Health Science 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Health and Wellness Systems 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Understanding Clinical Research 3.0 credit hours
Clinical Decision Making 3.0 credit hours
Women’s Health 3.0 credit hours
Men’s Health 3.0 credit hours

Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
OR
Stress Reduction and Relaxation 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Exercise Science and Sports 3.0 credit hours
The Meaning of Health 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Biological Sciences are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computers (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
OR
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours

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