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  • Program Overview

    Earning a degree in Healthcare Management, one of the fastest growing and changing industries, will enable you to engage in an interdisciplinary program that combines traditional management coursework with elements of related fields like public health and healthcare policy. Explore the latest trends and challenges affecting healthcare—including those in health insurance, health care finance, and reimbursement.

    With a B.S. in Healthcare Management you will be able to pursue careers in hospital administration, public health, rehabilitation administration, insurance underwriting, medical and health service management, social service management, healthcare analysis, and healthcare communications in for profit and nonprofit organizations as well as government agencies.


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  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-128

    First Year - Credits: 32-33

    • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
    • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 110 - Business Computers I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II (Cr: 3)
    • MTH 126 - Applied Statistics (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
    • INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

    Second Year - Credits: 32

    • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 200 - Marketing (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 210 - Finance (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 270 - Communicating in Business (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 322 - Introduction to Healthcare Management (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 202 - Microeconomics (Cr: 3)
    • INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

    Third Year - Credits: 31-33

    • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • Healthcare Management Electives  (Cr: 9)
    • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • BIO 242 - World Disease (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 370 - Business Analysis and Research (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)
    • BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 302 - Intermediate Microeconomics (Cr: 3)
    • SOC 216 - United States Healthcare: Institutions and Outcomes (Cr: 3)

    Fourth Year - Credits: 30

    • Healthcare Management Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)
    • BUS 323 - The Legal and Ethical Environment for Healthcare Managers (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
    • BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

    Healthcare Management Electives

    Students must choose 4 electives: 

    • BIO 101 - Human Biology (Cr: 3)
    • BIO 201/201L - Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab (Cr: 4)
    • BIO 202/202L - Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab (Cr: 4)
    • BIO 240 - Science and Society (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 349 - Advanced Business Analytics (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 381 - Nonprofit Management (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 415 - Business Negotiation (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 450 - Dynamics of Leadership (Cr: 3)
    • ENV 312 - Environmental Health (Cr: 3)
    • LST 316 - Intercultural Communication (Cr: 3)
    • PSY 100 - General Psychology (Cr: 3)
    • PSY 110 - Lifespan Development (Cr: 3)
    • PSY 220 - Psychological Perspectives (Cr: 3)
    • SP 225 - Spanish for Health Care Professionals I (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    At the completion of this program, students will be able to:

    • Explain the basic foundations of the US healthcare industry including healthcare policy and regulations
    • Demonstrate sound management practices, dispute resolution among employees, and caring for patients' needs and personal information
    • Display effective oral and written communication skills
    • Develop critical thinking skills to evaluate decision choices, challenges and issues confronting managers in the healthcare industry today.
    • Identify, analyze, and compare theories and practices of ethics and professionalism in the healthcare setting.
    • Apply financial management concepts in the healthcare industry setting
    • Understand the framework in which healthcare services are produced, coordinated, consumed, and reimbursed
    • Demonstrate knowledge of strategic planning and decision making in the healthcare organizations

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  • Internships and Careers

    An Endicott education means you'll graduate with a degree and a resume.

    Whether you pursue graduate school or embark on your career right away after graduation, we believe that your time at Endicott will prepare you for the next step. Take a look at what our graduates have been up to lately.

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