The concentration in health care management promotes an understanding of complex, evolving and integrated health care and reimbursement systems. Students analyze perspectives, methods and values associated with the delivery and financing of health services. They evaluate client needs, fiscal constraints, management practices, ethical principles, public policies, promotional strategies and system designs to discover ways to meet the growing demands for affordable, efficient, responsible and effective health care.
Who should consider a health care management concentration?
The health care industry employs a large number of people in hospitals, clinics and private practices. With the recent changes in the law, understanding the business of healthcare will be an important skill. A health care management concentration complements the following Bachelor’s degree programs:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that jobs in health care management will rise at a higher rate compared to other job sectors. This particular industry can be both financially and personally rewarding. Your career path could lead to positions working in:
A concentration consists of a minimum of four courses, of which at least 12 semester credits must be upper division. See the course catalog for more information regarding concentrations.
Select at least four of the following courses: