Health Care Administration and Management (B.S.)

Our health care administration and management 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.

Our program prepares students for employment as entry-level leaders and managers of health care facilities. In addition, our 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.

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Required Courses

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

Business core requirements:

  • ACC101: Financial Accounting
  • ACC104: Managerial Accounting
  • ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics
  • HCA225: Health Care Law
  • HCA320: Financial Management in Health Care
  • HCA350: Health Care and Medical Ethics
  • MGT120: Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGT212: Business Communication
  • MGT280: Principles of Marketing
  • MGT490: Strategic Business Planning
  • MTH172: Quantitative Methods for Business or MTH191: Applied Calculus
  • STA201: Statistical Methods

Other required courses:

  • BIO110: Human Biology: Physiology and Health or BIO205: Anatomy and Physiology I and BIO206: Anatomy and Physiology II
  • HCA110: Health Care Systems
  • HCA310: Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Health Care
  • MGT290: Human Resources Management
  • MGT491: Internship
  • NUR130: Medical Terminology
  • NUR216: Health Care Informatics
  • NUR436: Care of Families in Transition: Aging and End of Life Care
  • NUR444: Public Health and Disaster Response Planning
  • SOA249: Global Health
  • SWK120: Social Problems