Health Administration Department - College of Allied Health Professions

Bachelor of Science Degree
Major in Health Administration Ñ

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
The following General Education courses also satisfy requirements in the major:  ECNS 201, WRIT 220, and M 143.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to maximize the number of elective credits allowed in the degree.
31
Required Health Administration Core
HADM 210 Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System 3
HADM 307 Health Informatics 3
HADM 310 Healthcare Economics 3
HADM 325 Principles of Marketing for Healthcare Organizations 3
HADM 335 Health Law and Ethics 3
HADM 405 Evidence in Research and Evaluation 3
HADM 422 Operations, Outcomes, and Quality 3
HADM 425 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare 3
HADM 440 Managerial Epidemiology and the Public’s Health 3
HADM 445 Managing Healthcare Organizations 3
HADM 450 Health Policy and Politics. 3
HADM 498 Cooperative Education/Internship 3
HADM 499 Capstone 3
Total Required Courses 39
Required Business Core
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BFIN 322 Business Finance 3
BMGT 329 Human Resource Management 3
BMGT 335 Management and Organization 3
*ECNS 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Total 15
Required Statistics
*STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 4
Restricted Electives
Choose 9 credits from the following courses with approval of an advisor:
AHMS 144 Medical Terminology 3
CHTH 317 Health Behavior Theories 3
CHTH 355 Theory and Practice of Community Health Education 3
COMX 320 Principles of Organizational Communication 3
COMX 426 Leadership and Communication 3
COMX 480 Health Communication 3
GPHY 380 Principles of GIS 3
HADM 355 Rural/Frontier Health Care Delivery 3
HADM 365 Managing the Continuum of Long-Term Care Services 3
HADM 409 Aging in America and Long-Term Care 3
HADM 452 Case Management 3
HADM 462 Supervision in Healthcare 3
HADM 494 Seminar/Workshop 3
HHP 435 Health Aspects of Aging 3
SOCI 352 Diseases & Society 3
SOCI 380 Sociology of Health and Medicine. 3
Total Restricted Electives 9
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Electives
The total number of elective credits required for the degree will be determined by the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfill the General Education requirements, the major requirements, and the minor requirements.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.
V 0-15
Total Requirements for Degree 120
*May satisfy General Education requirements.
Ñ This program is also offered in an online format.
Business Concentration (Optional Business Minor)
A student may choose to concentrate in business.  There are 15 credits required for this concentration which will also fulfill the requirements for a Business Minor.
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BMGT 322 Operations Management 3
BMIS 311 Management Information Systems 3
BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing 3
*ECNS 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Total 15
Health Information Technology Concentration (Optional Health Informatics Technology Professional Certificate)
A student may choose to concentrate in Health Information Technology by completing the Health Informatics Technology Professional Certificate online through Great Falls College MSU.  There are 16 credits required for this concentration:
AH 260 Workflow Analysis & Redesign 3
AH 265 Electronic Health Record in Medical Practice 3
AHMS 108 Healthcare Data Content and Structure 3
AHMS 280 Overview Health Informatics Systems 4
HCI 1016 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
[Substitute HADM 307 Health Informatics]
3
Total 16
Long-Term Care Management Concentration (Optional Long-Term Care Management Certificate)
A student may choose to concentrate in Long-Term Care Management.  There are 15 credits required for this concentration:
HADM 335 Health Law and Ethics 3
HADM 365 Managing the Continuum of Long-Term Care Services 3
HADM 409 Aging in America and Long-Term Care 3
HADM 425 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare 3
HADM 445 Managing Healthcare Organizations 3
Total 15

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration degree program.  Due to course availability, schedule changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow this suggested plan exactly.  Students should consult with their advisor to plan classes before registering each term.  Students are expected to work with their advisors to develop a plan of study specific to their needs and interests.

First Year - Fall Semester
General Education 9
COMX 111 3
WRIT 101 3
First Year - Spring Semester
General Education 3
HADM 210  3
HTH 270  3
M 143 4
WRIT 220 3
Second Year - Fall Semester
General Education 4
ACTG 201   3
ECNS 201 3
HADM 307 3
Second Year - Spring Semester
HADM 310 3
HADM 325 3
PHL 326 3
STAT 216  4
Restricted Elective 3
Third Year - Fall Semester
BMGT 335  3
HADM 335 3
Concentration 6
Restricted Elective 3
Third Year - Spring Semester
BFIN 322 3
BMGT 329 3
HADM 405 3
HADM 425 3
HADM 445 3
Fourth Year - Fall Semester
HADM 422 3
HADM 440 3
Concentration  6
Restricted Elective 3
Fourth Year - Spring Semester
HADM 450 3
HADM 498  3
HADM 499 3
Elective 3
Concentration 3

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