Program Advisors: Karel Sovak (Chair)
Healthcare Administration majors graduating from the University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business will be enriched through a curriculum of discovery, development and application to ensure a sound knowledge of the key professional components of healthcare administration. Students also gain an understanding of how to incorporate servant leadership into their everyday lives as business professionals. In addition to the core competencies of the University, graduates of the Healthcare Administration program will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management in the context of healthcare organizations.
- demonstrate knowledge of the legal, social, and economic environments of business and the unique environment of healthcare organizations .
- demonstrate knowledge of the global environment of business and its impact to healthcare organizations.
- demonstrate knowledge of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of healthcare organizations.
- demonstrate the ability to use decision-support tools.
- communicate effectively, both in written and oral formats.
- apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner including within the unique nature of healthcare organizations.
Courses Required for Healthcare Administration Major
All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. Courses marked with an * should be completed prior to application to the major. They also require a grade of C or higher.
*ACC 101, *102, *CIS 101 or pass the equivalency exam, BUS 200, 201, *215, 230, 311, 333, 350, 351, 362, 371, 380, 401, 403, 407, 408; 446 or 452; HPS 206
*ECN 203, 204, *ENG 121, *COM 110, *MAT 180
Students must also complete ALU 499, Senior Competencies Assessment, an exam to be taken during their last semester of study.
Courses Required for Healthcare Administration Minor
ACC 101, 102; BUS 362; HPS 206; BUS 350, 351, 407, 408
Note: This minor is only for majors in healthcare related professions.