Bachelor of Science Degree
The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management will help you take advantage of emerging career opportunities in this growing career field. You'll gain expertise in how to address issues and run organizational systems within a highly dynamic and regulated environment, while providing leadership that will positively impact patient care.
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Courses in the major include:
This course prepares students for success in their academic and professional careers in healthcare management. The foundation for learning is established for professional skill development through effective written communication and emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving for improved healthcare-related outcomes.
This course examines the use of health information technology (HIT) in healthcare organizations. Basic HIT concepts and the use of HIT in various organizational settings will be covered.
This course examines basic healthcare operations management functions and applicability within a variety of organizations. Specific competencies necessary for effectively managing the business operations area of healthcare organizations are addressed.
This course focuses upon the importance of recruiting, selecting and retaining qualified healthcare professionals. Various models, concepts, and case studies relevant to employment practices and issues within healthcare are presented. The integral role Human Resources play in healthcare organizations is emphasized.
The focus of this course is on the consumption of healthcare research and the application of evidence-based practice for healthcare managers. This course introduces types of research methodologies, data collection, analysis of data, and the interpretation and application of best practices for organizations.
This course provides a thorough examination of the principles and concepts of marketing as applied to healthcare organizations and healthcare services. Topics include an overview of the marketing process, consumer behavior, branding and the application of market research and analysis. The practices of product strategies, product pricing, and customer service, as essentials in healthcare, are emphasized.
This course introduces financial management vocabulary, concepts, and accounting principles necessary for effective resource utilization required within healthcare roles. Operating and capital budgets, chart of accounts, and responsibility reports are explored. Practical application will include using healthcare information to prepare a capital and operational budget.
This course explores the complex legal system and emerging issues of healthcare regulation. Course discussion includes healthcare regulatory compliance and legal and ethical situations that directly apply to the healthcare environment. Practical application will include preparation of a Code of Ethics to emphasize the potential for unethical and illegal situations within healthcare.
This course discusses management principles and practice within healthcare organizations. Topics include basic principles related to motivating employees, performance management, and communication. Practical application will include critiquing current managerial practices in a variety of healthcare organizations.
This is the culminating course for the BHMC program. Students will examine various healthcare management scenarios and propose possible solutions to problems and issues presented. The practical application will synthesize prior course information and sharpen problem solving and decision making skills for healthcare managers.
Consult with your Enrollment Counselor to determine your eligible credits as well as to verify minimum requirements for your degree. Transfer credits must be from a regional accredited college or university. Bellevue University makes no promises to prospective students regarding the acceptance of credit awarded by examination, credit for prior learning, or credit for transfer until an evaluation has been conducted.