The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree is to advance the skill set of individuals working in the health services industry in preparation for career mobility into management and leadership roles.
The program focuses on building skills in professional communication and collaboration, leadership and human resource management, healthcare technologies, policy, and examining health equity issues and the delivery and management of health services to diverse populations in the context of socioeconomic, political, and regulatory environments. The program prepares individuals to advance in the health services field or to continue on to graduate studies in their field.
The B.S. in Healthcare Management program prepares graduates for management and supervisory positions in a variety of healthcare settings, such as multi-specialty medical groups, health systems and hospitals, healthcare setting, device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, long-term care centers, home care and hospice agencies, federally qualified clinics and veterans services, nonprofit health related agencies and organizations, and more.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management are expected to be able to do the following:
- Demonstrate awareness, respect, and adaptability for socio-cultural diversity in an ever-changing healthcare environment.
- Integrate effective and professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills into daily practice.
- Advocate ethical behavior and decision-making and demonstrate moral leadership as a health services professional.
- Demonstrate management skills required in today’s workplaces.
- Incorporate research skills, information literacy, and data analysis into evidence-based practices.
- Analyze the impact and interaction between public policy issues and healthcare.
- Evaluate the implications and benefits of health information systems.
Program Structure and Delivery
Courses in the program are delivered in an online format.