Program:
Administration & Management

Degree Awarded:
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business with a major in Management

Length of Program:
3-5 semesters

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

The Clarkson College Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Business with a major in Management program option offers a transfer option for prospective students who have earned an associate’s degree from an accredited institution. This option, commonly known as the 2+2 program, allows students to transfer in a maximum of 80 credit hours, making it possible to complete your Bachelor’s degree in one year.

The Health Care Business with a major in Management 2+2 option is ideal for individuals who have a background or interest in business, management, leadership or other related field and are seeking career opportunities, specifically in the health care setting. The program coursework and capstone experience will aid in the development of the technical, leadership and critical thinking skills that are essential to effectively and professionally manage a team.

Today's health care business professionals must not only master business theory, but also understand how to apply it in the operation of health care organizations. While earning a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Business with a major in Management at Clarkson College, your coursework will familiarize you with subject matters in leadership and ethics, human resources, finance and economics— all tailored specifically to address the unique challenges of the health care field. Other major courses include medical terminology, revenue cycle management, management, informatics and public health.

The program is offered entirely online with part-time and full-time options available. This flexibility allows students to form a concentration and/or minor in areas such as health care informatics, public health or medical coding.

How we prepare
the best

  • Ability to transfer in up to 80 credit hours from an accredited institution.
  • Curriculum examines business theory, concepts, and practices through a health care lens.
  • Coursework available 100 percent online with part- and full-time study options.
  • Students learn from experienced faculty with backgrounds in various healthcare disciplines and practices.
  • Over a 93% employment rate for the program.
  • Students are prepared to pursue a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration.

Required Courses for Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Business Management - Transfer Option

General Education Courses

(27 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
EN 101 - English Composition I 3
EN 102 - English Composition II 3
IC HU EA - Health Care Core Course 3
IC HU EA - Health Care Core Course 3
IC HU EA - Health Care Core Course 3
MA 130 - College Algebra 3
PY 101 - Introduction to Psychology 3
SO 101 - Introduction to Sociology 3
ST 310 - Statistics 3
IPE 301 - Interprofessional Education 0
Total Semester Hours 27
Support Courses

(6 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
BU 104 - Basic Computer Applications 3
BU 205 - Advanced Computer Applications 2
GEN 105 - Medical Terminology 1
Total Semester Hours 6
Business Major Courses

(48 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
BU 121 - Survey of Economics 3
BU 130 - Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BU 199 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BU 210 - Business Communications 3
BU 211 - Business and Health Law 3
BU 240 - Health Care Delivery Systems 3
BU 306 - Principles of Management 3
BU 320 - Human Resources Management 3
BU 326 - Principles of Marketing 3
HM 342 - Health Care Information Systems 3
BU 344 - Business Finance 3
BU 371 - Organizational Behavior 3
BU 411 - Operations and Quality Management 3
BU 425 - Project Management 3
BU 450 - Strategic Management 3
◊ BU 499 - Capstone 3
Total Semester Hours 48
Health Care Business Courses

(Choose 9 of the following 47 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
BU 310 - Revenue Cycle Management 3
BU 335 - Managing Healthcare Departments 3
BU 375 - Concepts of Leadership 2
BU 420 - Long Term Care 3
BU 470 - Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
◊ BU 496 - Professional Practice Experience/Internship 3
HM 180 - Essentials of Pharmacology 2
HM 224 - Anatomy and Physiology for HIM 4
HM 230 - Coding I: Foundation of Coding 3
HM 255 - Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3
HM 260 - Data Management and Analytics 3
HM 324 - Disease Process 4
HM 331 - Coding II: Principles of Coding 3
HM 444 - Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
HM 460 - Advanced Data Management and Analytics 4
Total Semester Hours 47

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2020-21 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.

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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour
$558


Cost per Semester
$7,084 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,542 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Tuition
Undergraduate Tuition$558 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $35/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $100/ each
Technology Fee: On-Campus $20 / credit-hour
Activity Fee $4 / credit-hour
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester
Interprofessional education – IPE Course Fee IPE 301 $90/ student

Career Overview

Median Salary

$65,736
Payscale.com, 2020

Job Outlook

The health care administration field is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

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