Jun 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Health Care Management-BS


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Bachelor of Science Degree Program - 180 Quarter Credit Hours

Anderson, Columbus-IN, Columbus-OH, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis-Downtown, Indianapolis-East, and Terre Haute Campuses Only. This program is also offered through Distance Education.

The Health Care Management program seeks to provide students with an overview of accounting, marketing, finance, law and management to help prepare them for managerial positions within the health care industry. Students will develop knowledge and skills in research, critical thinking, problem solving and current technology for application and use in a health care setting. Students will foster teamwork through classroom activities and develop leadership skills through involvement with health services institutions and professional organizations. Professional ethics and its application with the health care business environment, is also targeted.

Program Objectives


Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire a foundation in health services organization from the perspective of management, including design and implementation, quality and assessment.
  2. Be able to manage the financial aspects and administrative duties of a health services facility or related business.
  3. Integrate communication techniques-verbal, non-verbal, written and electronic - to effectively collaborate with diverse employees, team members and the community in compliance with regulatory standards and guidelines for the health care environment.
  4. Be able to research, organize, design and implement health services initiatives and critically assess outcomes.
  5. Demonstrate the behaviors consistent with the moral, ethical and legal requirements for the health care environment.
  6. Conduct oneself in a manner that reflects a pattern of professional and personal accountability, self-development and lifelong learning.

108 Credit Hours


56 Credit Hours


16 Credit Hours


Program Specific Notes


Indicates a Core Course. Please see the Core Courses  section of this Catalog for details.
OL Students should expect to take this course online.
* This course must be transferred in from the Medical Assisting program, or equivalent.
** This course must be transferred in from the Medical Reimbursement Technology or Medical Billing and Coding program, or equivalent.
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This course must be transferred in from the Medical Office Assistant program, or equivalent.

Students are required to complete CD 1000  - Career Development to meet the graduation requirements of the program.

Program Length: The Health Care Management-BS program is 180 weeks in length and 2,121 clock hours.

Program Delivery: The Health Care Management-BS program is offered in residential, distance learning, or a combination of both types of instructional delivery formats.

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