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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).

ENC3213 Writing for Managers 3.0 credit hours
GEB3934 Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
MAN3065 Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
HUN3205 Dietary Influences on Health and Disease 3.0 credit hours
CLP 3314 Health Psychology 3.0 credit hours
HUN 3472 Nutrition and Aging 3.0 credit hours
HCA 305 Topics in the Development of Health Care 3.0 credit hours
HCA 351 Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3.0 credit hours
HCA 312 The Business of Healthcare 3.0 credit hours
HCA 333 Introduction to Long-Term Care 3.0 credit hours
HCA 352 Legal Aspects of Health Information Management 3.0 credit hours
HCA 375 Continuous Quality Monitoring & Accreditation 3.0 credit hours
HCA 415 Community and Public Health 3.0 credit hours
HCA 421 Health Care Planning & Evaluation 3.0 credit hours
HCA 444 Long-Term Care 3.0 credit hours
MAN3151 Relationship Management 3.0 credit hours
MAN4045 Effective Team Management 3.0 credit hours
HCA 460 Health Care Administration Capstone 3.0 credit hours

HSC1000 Introduction to Integrated Health Science 3.0 credit hours
HSC1100 Introduction to Health and Wellness Systems 3.0 credit hours
HSC2732 Introduction to Understanding Clinical Research 3.0 credit hours
HSC2651 Clinical Decision Making 3.0 credit hours
HSC2173 Women’s Health 3.0 credit hours
HSC2162 Men’s Health 3.0 credit hours

IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 1 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 2 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 3 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 4 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 5 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 6 3.0 credit hours
IDS 1021 Interdisciplinary Study 7 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)
ENC1101 English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
ENC2102 English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computers (3 Credit Hours)
CGS1060C Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
SPC1017 Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)
AML1000 American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
MAC1105 College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
OR
MGF2106 College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
STA2014 Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
POS1041 Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
HUN1201 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
PSY1012 Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours

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