Health Care Management (EC)

Major: Health Care Management

Health Care Management program addresses supervisory skills essential to fields of management and administration throughout the acute, community and long term systems of care. These skills are integrated with concepts and themes from a variety of disciplines working collaboratively to understand, make decisions, and direct change within the health care setting. Opportunities to enhance personal growth and promote professional development are encouraged to help build the foundation for continued growth.

The Health Care Management Bachelor’s Degree program is a State of Wisconsin approved “regular course of study,” qualifying the graduate to take the Nursing Home Administrator examination. Students graduating with the Bachelors Degree in Health Care Management in states other than Wisconsin may be required to take additional classes and/or participate in an externship in order to qualify for the examination.

The goals of the Health Care Management program are to:

  • Analyze health care demonstrating acceptance of individuals as holistic beings, created by God, respecting the dignity, worth, and rights of the individual;
  • Synthesize knowledge from the sciences, humanities, and management theories as a basis for problem-solving and decision-making in health care;
  • Evaluate research results applicable to health care practice;
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work cohesively and communicate interpersonally with members of the interdisciplinary health care team;
  • Create a reflective self-plan for personal and professional growth;
  • Recognize current trends and issues relative to health care management;
  • Respect diversity within the health care community for both those who are served and the providers of care
  • Demonstrate effective communication, in writing and presentations.
Core Requirements 126
Core Courses Required for Major 218
Major Requirements42
Electives34
Minor: Optional
Total Hours120

Major Requirements 

Required Courses
AL 107Student Success Strategies3
AL 234Speech Communication 13
AL 204College Writing 13
AL 159Heritage of Faith 13
AL 169Business Statistics 1,23
AL 272Organizational Management 23
AL 356Critical Thinking and Creativi 23
AL 331Mgmt Principles in Health Care 23
AL 341Health Care Marketing 23
AL 359Human Resource Management 23
AL 365Financial Accounting 23
AL 338Financial Issues in Health Car 23
MGMT 345Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Relations 23
AL 340Health Care Ethics 23
AL 342Eldercare 23
AL 444Health Care Practicum 26
HCM 310Current Trends in Health care 23
AL 334Health Care Planning and Evalu (Health Care Capstone) 23
AL 371Business Policy (Business School Capstone) 23
Total Hours60

The Health Care Management major is available online.