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Health Care Management - Program Description

Health Care Management is a Bachelor of Technology 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.


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

ECON 101
Macroeconomics OR
GER 1
3
MATH 111
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


* 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