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Health Care Management Major

The major in health care management is designed for people in healthcare fields who possess an associate degree or diploma and professional certification. These qualifications are required for admission to the program. The program combines studies in the liberal arts and management, plus business practices common to the health care industry.

Admission to this degree program is open only to adults who have completed successfully an accredited diploma or associate degree program with certification by a state governmental agency or a national professional accrediting organization in the following fields: clinical medical assistant, cytotechnologist, dental hygienist, emergency medical technician, medical laboratory technician, nuclear medicine technologist, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapy assistant, radiologic technologist, registered nurse, respiratory therapist, clinical perfusionist, or surgical technician.

Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science with a health care management

Foundation courses:

ACT 161 Financial Accounting
ACT 162 Managerial Accounting
BUS 130 Modern Business Organizations
ECN 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECN 102 Principles of Macroeconomics

One of:

BUS 170 Business Statistics
MAS 170 Elementary Statistics
MAS 270 Intermediate Statistics
MAS 372 Mathematical Statistics

Core courses:

BUS 215 Health Care Finance
BUS 230 Principles of Management
BUS 285 Organizational Communications
BUS 340 Principles of Marketing
BUS 350 Organizational Behavior
BUS 371 Business Law I
BUS 420 Human Resource Management
BUS 450 Business Ethics & Social Resp.
BUS 487 Health Care Management
ENG 111 English Communications I
SOC 324 Medical Sociology

12-15 credits in sociology, psychology, or other disciplines approved by the director of continuing education (at least six credits in courses at the 200 level or higher).