2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

MSU Billings Online

We are pleased to be able to offer you an opportunity to take college courses via the Internet as a way of overcoming barriers of time and place.  Our students have told us that they need the ability to fulfill their academic goals in an environment that affords them “freedom and flexibility, comfort and convenience and more time for work and family.”  By combining our commitment to “Access and Excellence” with the technology that allows you to “Learn Online… Anywhere… Anytime,” this program ensures that you can achieve your personal, professional and academic goals while not having to sacrifice the other things that are important in your life.

Health Career Pathways
2+2 Online Degree Completion Program

Bachelor of Applied Science
(with thematic concentration in Healthcare Administration, Emergency Medical Services Management, or Radiology Technology Management)
This program provides individuals who have earned an associate’s degree or radiology technology certification an opportunity to complete an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree.  The program has been strategically designed to prepare graduates for success in leadership roles in Healthcare Administration, Emergency Medical Services Management, or Radiology Technology.

Montana State University Billings will work with your college or institution, enabling you to seamlessly transfer credits you have earned in your completed associate’s degree as a paramedic, radiologic technician, or other health-related field toward completion of an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree in our 2+2 Online Degree Completion Program.

This unique program provides working adults with an opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while still enjoying freedom and flexibility, comfort and convenience, and more time for work and family.  Students admitted to this program will complete the bachelor’s degree within two years, via fully online courses.

Healthcare Administration Concentration (33 credits)

  Credits
BMGT 335 Management and Organization 3
BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing 3
COMT 310 Organizational Communication 3
COMT 322 Principles of Public Relations 3
HADM 210 Healthcare Mega Trends 3
HADM 307 Health Informatics 3
HADM 335 Health Law & Ethics 3
HADM 425 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare  3
HADM 440 Managerial Epidemiology and the Public’s Health 3
HADM 450 Health Policy and Politics 3
HADM 462 Supervision in Healthcare 3

Emergency Medical Services Management (33 credits)

Requirements Credits
BMGT 335 Management and Organization 3
BMGT 329 Human Resource Management 3
BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing 3
COMT 310 Organizational Communication 3
HADM 210 Healthcare Mega Trends 3
HADM 307 Health Informatics 3
HADM 335 Health Law & Ethics 3
HADM 422 Operations, Outcomes, and Quality 3
HADM 425 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare 3
HADM 445 Managing Healthcare Organizations 3
HADM 462 Supervision in Healthcare 3

Radiology Technology Management Concentration (36 credits)

This thematic concentration is intended for individuals who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Radiology Technology, Associate of Occupational Science degree in Radiography or a radiology technology certificate holder.

Requirements Credits
BMGT 335 Management and Organization 3
BMGT 329 Human Resource Management 3
BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing 3
COMT 310 Organizational Communication 3
HADM 210 Healthcare Mega Trends 3
HADM 307 Health Informatics 3
HADM 335 Health Law and Ethics 3
HADM 422 Operations, Outcomes, and Quality 3
HADM 425 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare 3
HADM 445 Managing Healthcare Organizations 3
HADM 462 Supervision in Healthcare 3
*REHA 201 Introduction to Diversity in Counseling 3
*May satisfy General Education requirements.

A final degree completion plan of study will be developed and approved for each student following an analysis of their associate degree transcripts.  Some students may need to earn additional course credits beyond the thematic concentrations in order to satisfy missing general education requirements or other required elective credits.  Any additional course credits required will be confirmed for the student before getting started in the program.  Courses may be subject to change.

Degree Planning & Course Selection Advising Assistance

Students are encouraged to work with an advisor to ensure that courses selected will successfully meet all degree requirements and also fulfill the student’s academic interests and goals.  For academic advising and course selection assistance, please contact the Advising Center at advising@msubillings.edu.

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