Students in the undergraduate Healthcare Administration program gain a broad view of the healthcare delivery system and healthcare management practices. They develop skills through the curriculum and internships to prepare them primarily for entry level management positions in the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare services.
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- Students are able to describe the nature of healthcare services, including the demographic, social, political, economic, technological, legal, ethical, professional, and historic factors that influence the present and future direction of healthcare.
- Students are able to describe the nature and function of healthcare organizations, including multi-institutional systems and managed care arrangements.
- Students are able to describe the distribution and determinants of health and disease, including the influences of individual behavior, the environment, and healthcare technology in the prevention and progression of disease, as well as the restoration of health.
- Students are able to describe managerial knowledge and skills of healthcare organization change, design, performance, strategic planning, marketing, problem-solving, decision-making, and leadership.
- Students are able to apply basic quantitative abilities in healthcare financial management, computer literacy, operations analysis, management information systems, statistics, and research methods.
- Students are able to demonstrate the ability to integrate theories and practices of healthcare administration in the practice setting through a faculty-supervised practicum.
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
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