Oct 25, 2021  
2020 - 2021 Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Administration Major


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Program Director: Dr. Jennifer Fennewald

Degree Types: Bachelor of Science (default), Bachelor of Applied Science (alternative), or Bachelor of Arts (alternative)

Healthcare administration majors graduating from the University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business will be enriched through a curriculum of discovery, development, and application to ensure a sound knowledge of the key professional components of healthcare administration. Students also gain an understanding of how to incorporate servant leadership into their everyday lives as business professionals. In addition to the core competencies of the University, graduates of the healthcare administration program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to process information to reach a logical conclusion.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Identify major concepts within the core areas of business.
  • Apply decision support tools to business decision making.
  • Apply ethical decision making utilizing the Benedictine values and professional standards.
  • Recognize the global nature of the contemporary business environment.
  • Discuss structure, operations, and financing alternatives in the healthcare industry.
  • Explore the legal and regulatory environments of healthcare.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage key areas of healthcare administration.

 

There are additional academic policies which apply to all undergraduate majors within the Gary Tharaldson School of Business. Please review those policies on the GTSB Undergraduate Programs  page. 

Major Requirements


Required Courses:


All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. This applies to courses taken at the University of Mary as well as transfer courses.

Non-Traditional/Distance Ed Students


Students who earn their healthcare administration major in nontraditional (online/distance sites) modalities are not required to complete BUS 380 , BUS 446 , or BUS 452 .

Total: 124 Semester Credits


Program length: 4 academic years / 128 weeks

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