Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
University College, Associate Teaching Professor
Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Charlotte Stahrr, Academic Program Administrator,
The Bachelor of Professional Studies major in Healthcare Administration provides foundational knowledge of the healthcare field combined with business, finance, electronic records management, human resources, project management, negotiation and conflict management skills. This diverse course blending, balanced with health and management cores, prepares graduates for career placement or advancement in the healthcare field.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Apply leadership and management concepts and theory to effectively devise and facilitate sustainable organizational processes, operations, and strategies.
- Critically analyze concepts and theory related to communicable disease, its impact globally and locally, and to effectively manage and prevent further transmission.
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge and competence in applying financial management models to health care organizations.
- Apply health care law, ethics, and the protection of electronic records to policy and procedure development.
- Articulate strategies for developing wellness intitiaves at the organizational, personal, and client level.
Liberal Studies Core - 30-32 credits
The Liberal Studies Core gives a foundation in writing, language or quantitative skills, humanities, social science, natural science, and critical reflections. It draws upon lower-division courses in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Writing (Choose 6 credits)
Quantitative Skills (Choose 6-8 credits)
Choose Quanititative Skills Sequence Requriement outlined in the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.
Humanities (Choose 6 credits)
Any course listed in the Humanities Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.
Social Science (Choose 6 credits)
Any course listed in the Social Science Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.
Natural Science (Choose 3 credits)
Any course listed in the Natural Science Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.
Critical Reflections on Ethical and Social Issues (Choose 3 credits)
Any course listed in the Critical Reflections on Ethical and Social Issues Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.
Students are required to select one Liberal Arts Core Course that meets the IDEA requirement
Professional Competencies Core (30 credits)
Choose 7 of the following (21 credits)
Professional Concentration (42 credits)
18 Credits (or as many needed to reach 120 credits)