Management: Health Care Management

Management Health Care major imageBachelor of Professional Studies

This specialization integrates the primary function of management with issues related to the health care industry.  This specialization prepares students for entry-level management positions in the fields of health care. The curriculum includes a significant emphasis on managing health care facilities, health care planning and policy-making, problems and procedures found in the industry and an understanding of compliance issues necessary for an official in this industry.

This program is fully accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Visit http://www.cazenovia.edu/about/institutional-research/accreditation to learn more about our accreditation status and to review the 2011-2012 Annual Report to IACBE.

Goals:
 •    Prepare students for entry-level management positions in the health care industry; and
 •    Prepare students for advanced studies in business. The curriculum is designed for transfer into an accredited MBA or MPA advanced degree.

Special Features:
Students who select this major will experience management practices through health care internships. The course work is designed with special emphasis on current events in the industry where students will be expected to solve real-life examples of situations they may confront in health care management. Coursework has been carefully designed to provide students with an interactive environment.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   Course (Credits)    
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy: 
      BU 473/475 Business Research Methods (3)
   Senior Capstone:  BU 495 Senior Capstone  (3)
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS - 39
PROGRAM COURSES
Art & Sciences Courses 
   Course (Credits)    
   HG 131    Microeconomics or  HG 132  Macroeconomics  (3)
   SB 201    Multicultural Contributions  (3)
   SM 261   Statistics (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 9
Career Courses     
   Course (Credits)    
   AC 331    Financial Accounting  (3)  
   AC 332    Managerial Accounting (3)
   BU 105    American Business  (3)
   BU 110    Principles of Management (3)
   BU 120    Principles of Marketing (3)
   BU 233    Human Resource Management (3)
   BU 331    Organizational Behavior  (3)
   BU 363    Business Law & Ethics (3)
   BU 481    Business Internship (3)
   BU ___     Electives   (3)
   HC 110    Introduction to Health Care  (3)
   HC 210    Medical Terminology  (3)
   HC 310    Legal Aspects of Health Care  (3)
   HC 320    Long Term Health Care   (3)
   HC 330    Current Trends in Health  (3)
   HC 410    Health Care Planning  (3)
   IM 120     Introduction to Computers or IM 121/122/123  (3)
Total Career Program Credits  - 51
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 60
ELECTIVES
Open Electives
   Course (Credits)    
   100-400 level  (12)
   300/400 level   (9)
Total Open Elective Credits - 21
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 21
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE  - 120

Contact Information:

Joseph Adamo
Professor and Program Director, Health Care Management
210 Eddy Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7233
E-mail: jadamo

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