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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Care Administration and Management (BS)


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The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration & Management (HCAM) program is intended to prepare students to assume entry-level positions in the vast and dynamic healthcare industry. Areas for employment include: hospitals, pharmaceutical, medical supply, insurance, managed care, healthcare technology, group practices, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, government agencies, primary care centers, retirement villages, adult day care centers, senior centers, rehabilitation & specialty hospitals, and more.

The HCAM program engages students in their Health Care Administration & Management coursework through their academic experience. Additionally, HCAM majors have the ability to choose a concentration that is aligned with their interests and acumen.

  • Leadership Concentration
  • Information Systems Management Concentration
  • Marketing & Sales Management Concentration
  • Finance Concentration
  • Long-term Care Management Concentration

Students learn how to be future leaders in health care by learning a 360 degree perspective of the United States health care delivery & insurance systems, including: leadership, health care ethics, legal & regulatory environments, healthcare informatics & technology, economic principles behind policy, finance, organizational design, quality & process improvement, marketing & sales, international health care systems, and the foundations of health services research.

The HCAM program incorporates high impact practices such as collaboration with health care industry stakeholders for internships, course projects, service and experiential learning, and students research.

For more program information, please visit our Health Care Administration and Mangagement page.

Major Requirements - Credits: 60


Required Computer Science Course - Credits: 3


HCAM: Concentration in Leadership - Credits: 12


Additional Courses - Credits: 6


Choose two courses from the following:

HCAM: Concentration in Information Systems Management - Credits: 12


Additional Courses - Credits: 6


Choose two courses from the following:

HCAM: Concentration in Marketing & Sales - Credits: 12


Additional Courses - Credits: 6


Choose two of the following:

HCAM: Concentration in Finance - Credits: 12


Required Courses - Credits: 6


Additional Courses - Credits: 6


Choose two of the following:

HCAM: Concentration in Long-Term Care Management - Credits: 12


Required Courses - Credits: 6


Additional Courses - Credits: 6


Choose two of the following:

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