Program:
Administration & Management

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

Length of Program:
7-10 semesters

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

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, quality management, informatics and public health.

The Health Care Business with a major in Management program option is offered 100 percent online and prepares students with the management and critical thinking skills necessary to excel in business and health care work environments.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business with a major in Management degree serves as an excellent stepping stone toward earning a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, also offered through the Clarkson College online campus.

How we prepare
the best

  • Curriculum examines business theory, concepts, and practices through a health care lens.
  • Graduate employment rates above 93%.
  • Students are prepared to pursue a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration.
  • Career opportunities available as an office manager, quality management specialist, revenue cycle specialist, medical/pharmaceutical sales professional, long term care administrator, and others in related fields.
  • Student learn from experienced faculty with backgrounds in various health care disciplines and practices.
  • Coursework available 100 percent online with part- and full-time study options.

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

General Education Courses

(50 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
Electives 23
Total Semester Hours 50
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 Elective Courses

(Choose 24 of the following 47 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
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
BU 310 - Revenue Cycle Management 3
HM 324 - Disease Process 4
HM 331 - Coding II: Principles of Coding 3
BU 335 - Managing Healthcare Departments 3
BU 375 - Concepts of Leadership 2
BU 420 - Long Term Care 3
HM 444 - Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
HM 460 - Advanced Data Management and Analytics 4
BU 470 - Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
◊ BU 496 - Professional Practice Experience/Internship 3
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
Activity Fee $4 / credit-hour
Technology Fee: On-Campus $20 / 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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