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Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will analyze the complexity of the healthcare system that can influence managerial decisions regarding health care services/programs.
  • Graduates will be able to apply basic population/public health principles and research concepts that influence the practice of managing the health of communities and the delivery of healthcare services.
  • Graduates will be able to discuss the role that culture and diversity plays in the delivery of healthcare services/programs.
  • Graduates will analyze current economic and financial factors and policies that influence managerial decisions regarding health care services/programs.
  • Graduates will utilize effective communication skills required in the healthcare environment.
  • Graduates will analyze and assess the various aspects of a system in order to effectively manage and lead an organization.
  • Graduates will demonstrate workplace readiness through career development activities embedded throughout the HCMG course requirements.

Program Standards

A candidate for the B.S. in Health Care Management must have abilities and skills in the areas of critical thinking, communication, and visual, hearing, and behavioral function. Reasonable accommodation can be made for some disabilities. However, a candidate is expected to perform in a reasonably independent manner.

Standard Example of Activities
Critical thinking: Critical thinking ability sufficient for critical judgments. Identify cause-effect relationships in health care situations, develop organizational plans, problem-solve health care situations.
Communications: Communication abilities sufficient for effective interaction in verbal and written form with other members of the health care team and the public. Able to obtain information, explain procedures or policies, and perceive nonverbal communications.
Visual: Visual ability sufficient for observation in the practice setting. Able to observe hazards to environmental safety.
Hearing: Auditory ability sufficient to monitor the safety of the health care environment. Able to hear monitor alarms or emergency signals.
Behavioral: Emotional health sufficient to totally utilize his or her intellectual abilities. Able to function effectively during stressful situations. Able to adapt to changing environments, displaying flexibility, appropriately interacting with others, and learning to function in the case of uncertainty that is common in health care settings.

Academic Catalog & Student Handbook

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