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Health Care Management - Program Description

Health Care Management is a Bachelor of Science degree, which includes study in health, business and management. Students will be prepared to enter public and private service jobs with theoretical and practical skills necessary for a challenging lifelong career in an ever changing technological society.

Students in this Major:

  • May start as a freshman or transfer credits from a health, science, or business curriculum for advanced standing in the major.
  • May take asynchronous online courses and thus attendance in Canton will not be necessary.
  • Will have internship possibilities in the last semester of study.
  • Will have a diverse background in health sciences, health care management, and business management upon completion of the program.

Career Opportunities:

  • Upward mobility in management of allied health fields
  • Public and private health service careers
  • Long-term care administration
  • Research in public health on county, state and federal levels
  • Business sector jobs in administration within industry, education, government as well as health care

Admission Requirements:

  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
  • Students must be prepared to take Expository Writing (ENGL 101) or Oral and Written Expression (ENLG 102).
  • Transfer students must have a GPA of 2.0 or better.

Students who do not meet necessary prerequisites may be admitted to the College. However, completing the program may require more than four years.


B.Tech: Students must have been admitted to this program prior to May 1st, 2015.

B. Tech - PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0253)

  • All students will complete a minimum of 120 credits, maintaining a GPA of 2.0.
  • In order to advance to junior level status all graduates will complete 60 credits, maintaining a GPA of 2.0.
  • Course work from Certificate and Associate degree programs with a minimum grade of C may be accepted to permit advanced standing.
  • In order to maintain junior and senior level status and to advance to the final semester, all students must maintain a GPA of 2.0.
  • In order to advance to the final semester and begin an internship, all students must obtain a passing grade in Health Services Management Internship Orientation (HSMB 308).
  • In order to graduate, all students must successfully complete an Internship (HSMB 408) and/or an Internship Alternative and Senior Seminar (HSMB 410).

Semester I Credits

ENGL 101 Composition and the Spoken Word (GER 10) 3
FYEP 101 First Year Experience 1
HSMB 101 Intro to Health Services Mgmt. 3
MATH 111
MATH 141
Survey of Math OR
Statistics
3
PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology (GER 3) 3
  American History (GER 4) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester II Credits

BSAD 201 Business Law I 3
CITA 101 Library/Information Literacy 3
ECON 101
Macroeconomics 3
HLTH 200
MATH 141
Survey of Mathematics (GER 1) OR
Statistics
3
PSYC 225 Human Development 3
  General Elective 3
  GER Elective (GER 4,6,8) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester III Credits

ACCT 101 Foundations of Financial Accounting 4
BSAD 201 Business Law I 3
HLTH 200
HSMB 200
Medical Terminology Disease OR
Medical Terminology and Coding Classification Systems
3
  GER Elective (GER 4, 5, 6, 7 ,8, 9) 3
  General Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester IV Credits

ACCT 102 Foundations of Managerial Accounting 3
FSMA 210 Intro to Finance 3

Program Elective 3
  GER Elective (GER 4, 5, 6, 7 ,8, 9) 3
  General Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester V Credits

BSAD 301 Principles of Management 3
HSMB 301 Public Health Issues 3
HSMB 304 U.S. Health Care System 3
HSMB 306 Health Care Financing 3
  General Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VI Credits

BSAD 310 Human Resource Management 3
BSAD 340 Management Communications 3
HSMB 307 Health Care Facility Administration 3
Program Elective 3
U/L Liberal Arts Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VII Credits

BSAD 350 Marketing 3
HSMB 302 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare* 3
HSMB 305 Managed Care 3
HMSB 308 Health Services Management Internship Orientation 1
  U/L Program Elective 3
General Elective 1-3
TOTAL CREDITS 14-16

Semester VIII Credits

HSMB 408 Internship OR
Internship Alternative1,2
3-12
HSMB 410 Senior Seminar 3
TOTAL CREDITS 6-15

B.S.: For students beginning in Fall 2015.

B.S. - PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0253)

  • All students will complete a minimum of 120 credits, maintaining a GPA of 2.0.
  • In order to advance to junior level status all graduates will complete 60 credits, maintaining a GPA of 2.0.
  • Course work from Certificate and Associate degree programs with a minimum grade of C may be accepted to permit advanced standing.
  • In order to maintain junior and senior level status and to advance to the final semester, all students must maintain a GPA of 2.0.
  • In order to advance to the final semester and begin an internship, all students must obtain a passing grade in Health Services Management Internship Orientation (HSMB 308).
  • In order to graduate, all students must successfully complete an Internship (HSMB 408) and/or an Internship Alternative and Senior Seminar (HSMB 410).

Semester I Credits

CITA 110 Intro to Information Tech 3
ENGL 102 Oral & Written Expression (GER 10) 3
FYEP 101 First Year Experience 1
HSMB 101 Intro to Health Services Mgmt. 3
PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology (GER 3) 3
  Natural Science (GER 2) 3-4
TOTAL CREDITS 16-17

Semester II Credits

BSAD 201 Business Law I 3
CITA 101 Information Literacy 1
ECON 101
Macroeconomics 3
HLTH 200
HSMB 200
Medical Terminology of Disease OR
Terminology and Coding Classification Systems
3
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Humanities or Arts Elective (GER 7 or 8) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester III Credits

ACCT 101 Foundations of Financial Accounting 4
  Western Civilization Elective (GER 5) 3
  Science Elective (GER 2) 3-4
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
  Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 16-17

Semester IV Credits

FSMA 210 Intro to Finance 3
HSMB 304 U.S. Health Care System 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
  Other World Civilization (GER 6) 3
  Program Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester V Credits

ENGL 301 Professional Writing and Communication 3
HSMB 306 Health Care Financing 3
HSMB 307 Health Care Facility Administration 3
  Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
  U/L Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VI Credits

BSAD 340 Management Communications 3
ECON 310 Economics of Health Care 3
HSMB 301 Public Health Issues 3
Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
U/L Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VII Credits

HSMB 302 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare* 3
HSMB 305 Managed Care 3
HSMB 308 Health Services Management Internship Orientation 1
HSMB 310 Quality and Patient Safety 3
  U/L Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
U/L Liberal Arts & Sciences Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester VIII Credits

HSMB 408 Internship OR
Internship Alternative1,2
3-12
HSMB 410 Senior Seminar 3
TOTAL CREDITS 6-15


* Fulfills writing intensive requirement

1 Pending State Approval

2 Internship alternative consists of 3-12 credits of U/L Program Electives

U/L = Upper Level courses (300/400)
GER = General Education Requirements

Program Electives: ACCT, BIOL, BSAD, CHEM, CITA, DHYG, ECON, FSAD, FSMA, HEFI, HLTH, LEST, MINS, NURS, PHTA, VSCT. Program must meet 7 of 10 General Education Requirements (including 1, 2, 3 & 10) and 30 total Liberal Arts credits.

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Health Care Management
Marela Fiacco
Curriculum Coordinator
315-386-7444
fiaccom@canton.edu