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Business Administration – Healthcare Management

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Bachelor of Science Degree

The healthcare industry in the 21st century presents exciting opportunities for those who are not
specifically interested in direct patient care. The Business Administration – Healthcare Management
degree prepares students for a wide range of business careers within the medical, insurance,
pharmaceutical, health, and wellness fields. The degree combines general business foundations with
industry‐specific coursework in law insurance and operations. Students also complete a minimum 160
hours of experiential learning through internship or practicum.

In addition to the stated Division goals for all students, graduates of the Business Administration –
Healthcare Management program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge theories, skills and practices common to the Healthcare Management
    field
  • Develop creative and critical thinking through individual and community projects
  • Complete a minimum of one capstone course or internship experience

Program of Study

General Core Requirements (12 courses)

Entering the Discussion (3 courses)
Writing Courses
En101 English Composition I
En102 English Composition II
Bookend Course
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience

Exploring Diversity (8 courses)
Humanities Courses
Two courses with Ar, Cm, Cw, En, Hu, Mu, and Ph Prefixes; also includes any language course
Social Sciences
Two courses in Criminal Justice, History & Politics, Psychology, or Social Sciences
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Two courses in Biology, Environmental Studies, Math, or Natural Science
Career Enhancing
Two courses in Business Administration, Management, or related discipline

Consolidating Knowledge (one course)
Mg485 Management Practicum II or Mg495 Internship

Professional Core (6 courses):
Mg110 Accounting Fundamentals
Mg120 Foundations of Economics
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals
Mg150 Organizational Management
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law

Healthcare Management Core (6 courses):
Hc100 Introduction to Healthcare
Hc310 Healthcare Law
Hc315 Healthcare Insurance
Hc420 Topics in Healthcare
Mg362 Systems Thinking and Knowledge Management
Mg433 Operations Research and Management

General and Recommended Business Electives (8 courses)

Sample Program Sequence
First Year – Fall
En101 English Composition I
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience
Mg120 Foundations of Economics OR General Core
Mg150 Organizational Management

First Year – Spring
En102 English Composition II
Mg110 Accounting
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
General Core

Second Year – Fall
Hc100 Introduction to Healthcare
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law
General Core OR Mg120 Foundations of Economics

Second Year – Spring
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
300/400-level Management Core
300/400-level Management Core
General Core

Third Year – Fall
Mg315 Healthcare Insurance OR Business Elective
Mg362 Systems Thinking and Knowledge Management
General Core
General Elective

Third Year – Spring
Hc210 Healthcare Law
Mg433 Operations Research and Management
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Fall
Mg315 Healthcare Insurance OR Business Elective
Mg485 Management Practicum II OR Mg495 Management Internship
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Spring
Hc420 Topics in Healthcare
Mg485 Management Practicum II OR Mg495 Management Internship OR Business Elective
General Core OR General Elective
General Elective

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