Health Care Administration and Management (B.S.)

A degree in health care administration and management 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.

Our program prepares students for employment as entry-level leaders and managers of health care facilities. In addition, Salve Regina's joint bachelor's/master's programs leading to a master's degree in business administration or health care administration and management provide a viable option for students wishing to further their study.

In addition to completing the requirements of Salve Regina's Core Curriculum, students majoring in health care administration and management take a minimum of 23 courses (71 credits).

Business core requirements:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management in Health Care
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Health Care and Medical Ethics
  • Health Care Law
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Quantitative Methods for Business or Applied Calculus
  • Statistical Methods

Other required courses:

  • Human Biology: Physiology and Health or Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Health Care Systems
  • Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Health Care
  • Human Resources Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Care of Families in Transition: Aging and End of Life Care
  • Public Health and Disaster Response Planning
  • Global Health
  • Social Problems
  • Internship