Health Care Administration (M)

This program focuses on managing resources in a health care setting while working to understand the business implications on the health care system. Students will be equipped with the ability to evaluate research results focusing on health care, management and decision-making, operations and communications. Graduates are prepared for roles in hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical groups, medical device or pharmaceutical companies, and other clinical settings. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Bachelor's of Science in Health Care Administration, students will be able to:

1. Analyze health care demonstrating acceptance of individuals as holistic beings, created by God, respecting the dignity, worth, and rights of the individual. 

2. Respect diversity within the health care community for both those who are served and the providers of care. 

3. Synthesize knowledge from a multi-disciplinary perspective including, but, not limited to: management, finance, marketing, and policy theories.

4. Recognize the differences and similarities of current trends and issues relative to the healthcare industry as a basis for problem-solving and decision-making in health care.

5. Demonstrate a willingness to work cohesively and communicate interpersonally with members of the interdisciplinary health care team; including demonstration of effective communication both written and oral.

6. Recognize current trends and issues relative to health care management to evaluate and research results applicable to health care practice.

Curriculum

Core Requirements 145
Major Requirements63
Electives12
Minor: Optional
Total Hours120

Major Requirements

Required Core Courses
Business Statistics
Macroeconomics
Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Public Speaking
Required Business Core Courses
ACCT 203Financial Accounting3
ACCT 223Managerial Accounting3
BUS 210Business Law I3
BUS 162Quantitative Business Essentials3
BUS 355Management Information Systems3
BUS 399Business Internship3
BUS 453Business Policy and Ethics (Business School Capstone)3
ECON 231Microeconomics3
FIN 300Principles of Finance3
MGMT 130Principles of Management3
MGMT 450International Business3
MKTG 131Principles of Marketing3
Required Courses
HCM 308Eldercare3
HCM 320Management Principles in Health Care3
HCM 335Health Care Marketing3
HCM 300Health Care Ethics3
HCM 330Financial Issues in Health Care3
HCM 310Current Trends in Health Care3
MGMT 345Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Relations3
HCM 304Health Care Planning and Evaluation3
Total Hours60