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A healthcare management school for online students in the Austin, TX area

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The healthcare management online bachelor’s degree helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to become effective managers and leaders within the healthcare industry. Students explore concepts and theories related to management and supervision, quality improvement, policy and ethics, law and the regulatory environment, financial management, and strategic planning and evaluation in healthcare. The program’s performance-based curriculum provides a variety of opportunities to improve critical thinking, decision making, and communication skills through analysis of real-world healthcare issues.

Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree – Online Classes

Option One:

For students who have successfully completed approved healthcare diplomas or associate degrees and wish to transfer these credits into a bachelor’s degree completion program.

Option Two:

For students seeking business-related positions in healthcare institutions or agencies.

Graduates find career opportunities in management positions within the diverse healthcare industry or within their own area of clinical/professional expertise.

Graduates of the program will:

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical management and leadership principles and concepts in healthcare organizations across the continuum of care.
  • Understand financial management principles and concepts in healthcare facilities across the continuum of care.
  • Be able to examine legal principles, regulatory requirements, and technological issues in health care.
  • Be equipped to examine the efficiency and quality of patient care delivery and support services in healthcare institutions and recommend improvements.

Course Listing (180 Credits)

HA3010D     Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Delivery

HA3110D     Quality Improvement and Risk Management

HA3120D     Essentials of Managed Care

HA3220D     Health Information Systems

HA3300D     Healthcare Policy and Ethics

HA4050D     Healthcare Law

HA4070D     Regulatory Environment in Health Care

HA4110D     Healthcare Planning and Evaluation

HA4120D     Management of Continuum Care Services

HA4200D     Healthcare Financial Management

HA4300D     Healthcare Management and Supervision

HA4501D     Healthcare Management Action Research Project OR
HA4521D     Healthcare Management Capstone

 

AC2760     Financial Accounting for Managers

MT1050     Introduction to Business

MT2050     Principles of Management

MT3050     Human Resource Management

Communications

EN1150     Composition I

Humanities

HU2000     Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

HU     Humanities Elective

Behavioral/Social Science

PS2100     Human Relations

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

Communications

EN1300     Composition II

EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

EN3050     Technical Communications

Science

SC Science Electives

Mathematics

MA2000     Quantitative Reasoning

MA3000     Business Statistics OR
MA3010     Statistics for Health Professions

General Education

CS1201     Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

CS1301      Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

CS2086     Career Path Planning

Specialty Courses

**Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing or Allied Health Required**

Allied Health Courses or Business Electives

at the 3000+ level (AC, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, or OM courses)

6000DC+Elective OR
Electives

Open Elective

6000DC+     Elective OR
Elective

6000DC+: Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

Required Support Courses

# Elective courses must be coded AC, CI, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, OM, or equivalent transfer.

EC2050     Macroeconomics

EC2100     Microeconomics

ME1140     Medical Terminology for Health Professions

6000DC+     Elective OR
3000+     Elective

3000+     Elective

3000+     Elective

Open Electives

6000DC+     Elective OR
Elective 18

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.