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Healthcare Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Specialization in Healthcare Management degree gives students a solid foundation in the business knowledge essential to working as a non-medical healthcare professional in hospitals, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, managed-care organizations, pharmaceutical companies or one of the many other healthcare-related industries. The business fundamentals that students acquire in the core courses will address the specific issues involved with healthcare management including public relations and the ethical and legal issues in healthcare and personnel policy.

  • Next Start Date

    January 5, 2015

  • Total Credits

    180

  • Specialization Credits

    40.5

  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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    Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Healthcare Management will provide students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and useful, industry-related skills, including how to:

    • Recognize the management issues relevant to non-medical healthcare professionals such as the environment of care, performance improvement, risk assessment and managing diverse work-forces in healthcare.
    • Use principles of finance, accounting and management to successfully coordinate operations and personnel in a healthcare environment.
    • Identify and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts in today's healthcare systems.


    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

     
    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
     
    The business administration degree programs at AIU are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Healthcare Management includes general core business courses and specialized courses taught by industry professionals.

    SPECIALIZATION COURSES

    • Risk Management
    • Survey of Healthcare Management
    • Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
    • Healthcare Finance
    • Healthcare Information Systems
    • Healthcare Resource Allocation and Policy Making
    • Personnel and Organization Policy
    • Diversity in the Workforce
    • Program Capstone

     

    Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with a Healthcare Management specialization is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in business fundamentals and a familiarity with the skills and knowledge necessary to build a career in healthcare management.

    Students will be able to assess decisions and employ methods for improving decision-making. They will acquire team building and leadership skills. Students will apply mathematical, statistical and research techniques to analyze contemporary business practices and functions in the field of healthcare and be able to use the principles of finance and accounting to make effective decisions. They will recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts that occur in the field of healthcare management.

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