Health Administration, BS Courses
The following are courses in the Health Administration, BS program.
HA 301: US Healthcare Systems3 Credits
HA 302: Health Information Systems and Health Informatics3 Credits
HA 303: Managed Care and Insurance3 Credits
HA 304: Communication for Healthcare Managers3 Credits
HA 305: Leadership and Supervision3 Credits
HA 306: Healthcare Marketing3 Credits
HA 307: Human Resource Management3 Credits
HA 401: Health Policy3 Credits
HA 402: Economics of Healthcare3 Credits
HA 403: Financial Management3 Credits
HA 404: Quality Management3 Credits
HA 405: Law and Ethics3 Credits
This course will take you on an exploratory journey of law and ethics in healthcare. You will first receive an introduction to ethics and law in the context of healthcare and then examine healthcare ethical dilemmas and ethics committees, which can provide guidance when faced with challenges. Studying the development of laws will provide legal and governmental framework for the issues addressed throughout this course. You will then move on to the ethical and legal issues that apply to healthcare providers. The patient/caretaker relationship is ever important in healthcare, so an understanding of both employee and patient rights and responsibilities is essential. The course concludes with an examination of compliance and governmental and organizational healthcare legal and ethical issues.
HA 406: Strategy and Planning3 Credits
HA 420: Research Methods3 Credits
HA 450: Capstone3 Credits
In this course, you will select one complex problem in healthcare administration to evaluate. You will examine this problem from a variety of perspectives and analyze strategies that have been proposed or attempted in the past to mitigate this problem. Using what you’ve learned in the courses in your program of study, your insights from studying previous strategies for mitigating these problems, and your own personal experiences, you will identify the strategies that you think are most successful for mitigating this problem. You will justify your analysis with a variety of interdisciplinary source materials from your own research, as well as relevant Readings from previous courses.
At the end of the course, you will submit a Capstone Paper and record a Capstone Presentation in which you explain your problem, analyze previous attempted solutions, and propose a strategy for mitigating the problem. Throughout the course, you will add resources and reflections to an ePortfolio, which will reflect the intellectual work you have done to support your proposal.
This course will help you hone your critical thinking, research, and presentation skills. You will learn how to tackle complex problems and consider issues from multiple perspectives. You will also develop a deep familiarity with a variety of research tools and methodologies. Finally, you will learn how to present your ideas in a clear and engaging manner that compels your audience to act.
DA 308: Introduction to Epidemiology3 Credits
HA 310: Introduction to Health Careers3 Credits
HA 317: Long-Term Care3 Credits
HA 318: Public Health3 Credits
HA 319: Global Health3 Credits
Course description subject to change.
HE 302: Health Behavior3 Credits
This course meets the Council on Education for Public Health's (CEPH) accreditation criterion number seven by introducing and covering "behavioral factor impacts on human health and health disparities."
Course description subject to change.
HE 305: Community Health3 Credits
This course covers the Council on Education for Public Health's (CEPH) accreditation criterion number five for "identifying and addressing population health challenges."
HE 315: Medical Terminology3 Credits
HE 316: Human Disease3 Credits
This course covers the Council on Education for Public Health's (CEPH) accreditation criterion number two, "concepts of health and disease."
HE 318: Infectious Disease Response3 Credits
HE 403: Health Disparities and Cultural Diversity3 Credits
This course covers the Council on Education for Public Health's (CEPH) B3 domain by introducing "the variety of cultural contexts in which public health professionals work."