Major in Health Care Administration and Management (B.S.)

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Our health care administration and management program provides an overview of the health care industry and addresses the worldwide challenges the industry is facing. Coursework helps students understand the global, social, regulatory, ethical and economic issues related to health risk, prevention, policy and services.

The program provides an interdisciplinary approach to health care, including the business of health care, as well as a broader understanding of global health, access to care, disease and prevention. Graduates will be prepared for employment as entry-level leaders and managers in the health care industry, and eligible students may pursue the joint bachelor's/master's program leading to an M.S. in health care administration and management.

To earn the bachelor’s degree in health care administration and management, students take a minimum of 23 courses (71 credits).

Required courses:

  • HCA110: Health Care Systems
  • HCA225: Health Care Law
  • HCA310: Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Health Care
  • HCA320: Financial Management in Health Care
  • HCA350: Health Care and Medical Ethics
  • ACC101: Financial Accounting
  • ACC104: Managerial Accounting
  • BIO110: Human Biology: Physiology and Health or BIO205: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics
  • MGT120: Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGT212: Business Communication
  • MGT280: Principles of Marketing
  • MGT290: Management of Human Resources
  • MGT490: Strategic Business Planning
  • MGT491: Professional Internship in Business
  • MTH172: Quantitative Methods for Business (or higher math course)
  • NUR130: Medical Terminology
  • NUR216: Health Care Informatics
  • NUR444: Public Health and Disaster Response Planning
  • SOA249: Global Health: Society, Medicine and the Body
  • STA201: Statistical Methods
  • SWK120: Social Problems: Analysis by Race, Class and Gender