The philosophy of the Health Care Management Department is to serve the unique needs of the student population of the Southern Crescent area of Atlanta by providing these students with the didactic and experiential components necessary for them to enter management positions within the health care delivery system . It is
focused on adult students and as such provides the majority of course offering on-line and schedules the seated classes at night. Clayton State University has been identified by, U.S. News and World Report as the one of the most wired campuses in the Southeast and as having the most diverse student population. The
majority of our students are minority females many of whom are heads of households. Almost all students have full-time jobs and the program schedules courses to accommodate the needs of this special population. The program also serves to provide the Nursing and Dental Hygiene students with the opportunity to study Health Care
Management and thus expand their career options.