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Health Services Administration Management

The Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM) is a targeted degree program designed to give students comprehensive core of knowledge about the U.S. Healthcare System, its structure, operations, regulations and management. This specialized degree in Health Services Administration Management allows students to further focus on administrative roles in healthcare services, which can include hospitals, medical offices, insurance providers of healthcare and extended care, and in industries supporting healthcare services.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

  • Next Start Date

    January 5, 2015

  • Total Credits

    180

  • Specialization Credits

    54

  • Program Length

    36 Months

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  • Successful completion of the Bachelor of Healthcare Management degree with a Specialization in Health Services Administration Management will provide students with a strong foundation of healthcare administration and practical, career focused skills, including how to:

    • Interpret and explain concepts effectively in various healthcare organizations and situations
    • Apply principles of economics and finance to make effective decisions in various healthcare settings for various contemporary healthcare practices and functions
    • Analyze the relationships between costs, quality, and access to healthcare in the U.S.
    • Formulate current operation’s management practices and principles used in the current healthcare environment
    • Evaluate the types of information and information systems capabilities/technology needed by healthcare organizations
    • Evaluate potential ethical and legal conflicts in healthcare related to legislative and regulatory issues affecting healthcare

    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

  • The Bachelor of Healthcare Management degree with a Specialization in Health Services Administration Management includes general healthcare management courses and specialized health services administration courses taught by industry specialists.

    SPECIALIZATION COURSES

    • Healthcare Management
    • Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
    • Research Methods for Healthcare
    • Healthcare Organization
    • Marketing, a Healthcare Perspective
    • Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
    • Healthcare Information Systems
    • Training and Development
    • Project Cost and Time Management
    • Project Management
    • Budgeting
    • Healthcare Finance

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

  • AIU’s Bachelor of Healthcare Management with a Specialization in Health Services Administration Management is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in healthcare management fundamentals. Specialized study of the healthcare industry as it pertains to legal and ethical issues, operations, marketing, information systems, project management, budgeting and finance prepares students to make effective administrative decisions in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environments.

    Equipped with these skills and knowledge of healthcare systems, students may be able to find careers in these fields:

    • Healthcare Administration
    • Medical and Health Services Management
    • Health Facility Management
    • Medical Practice Management

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