School of Professional Studies

Dean: Dr. Timothy L. Preuss

The Healthcare Management major will educate students for professional positions based on Christian leadership principles as they are equipped to enhance the effectiveness of healthcare organizations while making a positive difference in people’s lives.

Undergraduate Major

Director:  Dr. Stephen Duarte

Bachelor of Arts Degree

  • Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, establish and maintain relationships and facilitate constructive interactions with individuals and groups in the healthcare setting.
  • Inspire individual and organizational excellence, create a shared vision and successfully manage change to attain the organization’s strategic ends and successful performance.
  • Align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include a responsibility to the patient and community, a service orientation and a commitment to lifelong learning and improvement.
  • Understand the healthcare system and the environment in which healthcare managers and providers function.
  • Apply business principles, including systems thinking, to the healthcare environment.

Undergraduate Major

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Healthcare Management

HCM 312Management of Healthcare Organizations3
HCM 314Healthcare Quality Management3
HCM 315Organizational Behavior, Theory and Design in Healthcare Management3
HCM 413Leadership in Health Management3
HCM 414Legal Aspects of Healthcare3
HCM 415Health Information Systems3
HCM 416Human Resource Management in Healthcare3
HCM 419Topics in Public Health Administration3
HCM 422Introduction to Gerontology and Mental Health Management3
HCM 424Marketing and Strategic Planning for Healthcare Organizations3
HCM 425Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations3
HCM 494Internship: Healthcare Administration3
HCM 495Senior Seminar in Healthcare3
THL 467Bioethics and Healthcare Professions3
Total Units42