Sullivan’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management offers a solid foundation in the basics of business with a specific focus on the healthcare industry. Students in the on-campus and online healthcare management degree program will gain a well-rounded understanding of business operations including accounting, business law and ethics, management, economics, financial management, information systems, conflict management and marketing, in addition to issues specifically related to the healthcare sector.
The Health Care Management concentration of Sullivan’s Business Administration bachelor’s degree prepares graduates for business careers in the healthcare field. Specific healthcare coursework includes basic principles of healthcare administration, legal and compliance issues, healthcare financial principles and a senior seminar in healthcare administration.
- Our instructors bring years of business experience to the classroom, in addition to impressive academic credentials. Not only will students be exposed to the textbook theories that provide the fundamental skills needed for success, they’ll also benefit from the knowledge of professors who have worked in business and can make the fundamental skills relate to real life.
- Our program promotes student success by focusing on engagement between faculty and students and encouraging students to use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Upper division classes can be taken during the day, evenings, weekends and online.
180 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months beyond the associate degree
Completion of the Associate degree or its equivalent (see the Undergraduate Admissions section of the catalog for a description of Sullivan’s 2+2 programs).
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
|Total Credit Hours||180|
|Business Core Courses (104 Credit Hours)|
|ACT 101||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|ACT 102||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|ACT 103||Principles of Accounting III||4|
|BUS 204||Introduction to Business Law and Ethics||4|
|BUS 424||International Business||4|
|CMM 401||Principles of Conflict Management||4|
|CMM 402||Managing Diversity||4|
|CMM 403||The Manager as Negotiator||4|
|CMM 405||Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process||4|
|COM 214||Public Speaking||4|
|ENG 101||Composition I||4|
|ENG 102||Composition II||4|
|ENG 204||Advanced Writing||4|
|FIN 324||Financial Management||4|
|MGT 304||Principles of Management||4|
|MGT 330||Information Systems for Managers||4|
|MGT 344||Organizational Behavior||4|
|MGT 434*||Operation Management||4|
|MGT 464||Business Policy||4|
|MKT 304||Principles of Marketing||4|
|MTH 201||College Algebra||4|
|MTH 202||Introduction to Statistics||4|
|MTH 301||Quantitative Methods||4|
|Finance (16 Credit Hours)|
|FIN 344||Analysis of Financial Statement||4|
|FIN 354||Security Analysis and Portfolio Management||4|
|FIN 364||International Finance||4|
|Healthcare Management (16 Credit Hours)|
|HCA 301||Principles of Healthcare Management||4|
|HCA 302||Legal Aspects and Compliance of Healthcare||4|
|HCA 401||Principles of Healthcare Finance||4|
|HCA 402||Senior Seminar in Healthcare Topics||4|
|Management (16 Credit Hours)|
|MGT 324||Human Resource Leadership||4|
|MGT 364||Analysis of Management Systems||4|
|MGT 404||Management Decision Making||4|
|MGT 424||Senior Seminar in Management Topics||4|
|Marketing (16 Credit Hours)|
|MKT 324||Marketing Research||4|
|MKT 334||Sales Management||4|
|MKT 444||Building A Brand||4|
|MKT 465||Senior Seminar in Marketing Topics||4|
|Supply Chain Management (20 Credit Hours)|
|SCM 301||Introduction to Logistics and Systems Support||4|
|SCM 302||Overview of Procurement Practices||4|
|SCM 401||Managing Warehouse Operations||4|
|SCM 402||Supply Chain Inventory Planning||4|
|SCM 403||Logistics and Distribution Management Externship||4|
|General Studies Electives (16 Additional Credit Hours)||16|
|Students must choose four additional General Education classes; at least one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Category,one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category and one from any category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.|
|Free Electives (44 Additional Credit Hours)||44|
|Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student’s personal objectives or associate degree.|
What qualities should a Health Care Management student have?
Those successful in the health care management career are detail-oriented people who are also service-oriented. They have inquisitive minds and are interested in lifelong learning.