The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management degree features investigative and experiential opportunities in teamwork and leadership. The student will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the organization and structure of the health care sector. The implementation of successful management strategies within the industry along with the managerial skills needed to work in teams, lead teams, build cross-functional teams, and facilitate collaborative decision making are also topics of focus.
This Health Care Management degree emphasizes both the conceptual and analytical skills required to manage in contemporary health care organizations. Graduates may be prepared for administrative positions in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, outpatient facilities, physician offices, mental health organizations, insurance companies, public health agencies, government health departments, and other types of health organizations.
End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the United States healthcare system.
- Demonstrate competence in health information literacy.
- Display effective professional communication skills.
- Develop skills to collaborate and consult as a strategic member of the healthcare team.
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the scientific literature, understand and synthesize relevant information from it, and be able to convey this information both orally and in writing.
- Ability to analyze and interpret financial information specific to the healthcare setting.
- Develop appropriate professional behaviors and leadership skills for careers in health care.
Estimated Length of Study:
14 quarters of 12 weeks each, 194 weeks including Quarter breaks – (4 Years)
Bachelor in Science
The Healthcare Management program is not programmatically accredited.
This program is offered web enabled as concurrent teaching to dual audiences: synchronous recorded classes.