Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

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Provided through Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

B.S. in Health Administration

The major in health administration (501) prepares students for professional careers in health administration by providing broad training in healthcare management, operations, marketing, finance and more. Health care administration is one of the fastest growing fields offering a variety of career choices from hospital administration to long-term care management to pharmaceuticals and insurance.

General Education Requirements (24 cr)

•Expository Writing (3) FULFILLED BY PREREQUISITE

•Intensive writing (3) FULFILLED WITHIN THE MAJOR

•College-level math (3) FULFILLED BY PREREQUISITE

•Two, 3-credit Science courses (3, 3)

•Two, 3-credit Arts & Humanities courses (3, 3)

•History (3)

Health Administration (501) Major Requirements (49 cr)

•501:203 Introduction to Health Administration (3)

•501:260 Health Care Systems (3)

•501:300 Writing for Professionals (3)

•One of the following: ◦501:310 Administrative Issues for Health Care Managers (3)

◦533:325 HR and Health Administration (3)

•501:332 Health Care Economics (3)

•501:333 Financial Aspects of Health Administration (3)

•501:335 Epidemiology for Health Care (3)

•501:354 Marketing for Health Care Organizations (3)

•501:356 Health Care Ethics and Law(3)

•501:363 Health Systems Operations (3)

•501:395 Research Methods (4) – Open to majors only

•501:410 Information Systems for Health Care (3)

•501:425 Financial Management (3) – Prerequisite 501:333

•501:450 Leadership Seminar (3) – Open to majors only

•501:499 Professional Practice Internship (6) ◦Prerequisites: 501:395, 501:450 and 100 credits