The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration degree program prepares students for entry-level leadership roles in health care. Emphasis is placed on building strong communication skills and organizational competence in managing and developing professional standards, procedures, and policies for various institutional healthcare activities. The degree program offers a broad administrative, educational foundation for individuals who are just entering the field as well as those who are currently working in the field.
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
- Analyze the ethics of professional standards in healthcare organizations.
- Evaluate the management of a healthcare organization’s strategic goals.
- Assess the impact of leadership styles within the healthcare system.
- Apply business principles to the healthcare environment.
Emergency Medical Services Management Concentration
Prepares students for the growing field of emergency medical services through academics, research, and leadership. Designed for EMT’s, firefighters, first responders, or any other emergency personnel that wishes to expand their knowledge and skills related to the field of emergency medical services.
Students who complete this concentration will be able to pursue leadership roles in professions aligned to health care. The curricula and coursework are clearly defined and challenging, focusing on principles of management, emergency response operations, and the planning and preparedness of emergency situations. Courses in this program encompass emergency management and preparedness, public health, public safety, injury prevention, legal, political and regulatory issues, and public health emergencies
Waldorf University, CSU's sister institution, also offers Health Care Management programs. Visit www.waldorf.edu to learn more.
Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.