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Use your business knowledge to influence the Health Care field.

The Health Care Administration Core has been carefully designed to provide students with fundamental business skills along with a broad understanding of management in a health care setting. Health care administrators need to possess a variety of management,communication and leadership skills.They work in various types of health care facilities that provide a wide array of health care services and levels of care. Techniques of analysis and evaluation will be applied to the delivery of health services with a focus on organizational design, staffing, financing and utilization of limited resources.

Use your business knowledge to influence the Health Care field.

The Health Care Administration Core has been carefully designed to provide students with fundamental business skills along with a broad understanding of management in a health care setting. Health care administrators need to possess a variety of management,communication and leadership skills.They work in various types of health care facilities that provide a wide array of health care services and levels of care. Techniques of analysis and evaluation will be applied to the delivery of health services with a focus on organizational design, staffing, financing and utilization of limited resources.

Career opportunities in the health care industry are among the fastest growing in the United States, and health care is the largest industry in the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area. New laws and delivery systems in providing health care have created many specialized industries, such as long-term rehabilitation, assisted living facilities, industrial medicine and home health care.

Entry level management positions in the health care industry

  • Activities Program Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Volunteer Services
  • Coordinator of Discharge Planning
  • Manager of Home Health Care Services
  • Manager of Patient Advocacy
  • Coordinator of Outreach Services
  • Coordinator of Ancillary Services
  • Supervisor of Transportation Services
  • Manager of Quality Assurance
  • Medical Staff Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Billing and Finance

Advanced Management Positions in the Health Care Industry

  • Admissions Director for a multi-care hospital
  • Business Manager for a large physician group practice
  • Director of Emergency Services
  • Director of Information Technologies
  • Director of Financial Services
  • Director of Volunteer Services
  • Director of Activities/Programs
  • Director of Wellness Programming
  • Director of Community Relations and Social Media

Take the following classes, in addition to your Ursuline Core Curriculum, to fulfill the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration:

  • Health Care Administration 350 – Operations and Systems Management of HCA
  • Health Care Administration 360 – Health Care Economics
  • Health Care Administration 370 – Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration
  • Health Care Administration 430 – Financial Management of Health Care Institutions
  • Health Care Administration 450 – Health Care Policy Formation & Implications of Strategic Policy Initiatives
  • Health Care Administration 475 – Academic Internship
  • Accounting 210 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 211 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Business 220 – Principles of Marketing
  • Business 330 – Human Resource Management
  • Business 336 – Organizational Behavior
  • Business 375 – Business Statistics
  • Management Information Systems 360 – Data Analysis for Management
  • Economics 103 – Microeconomics

Read course descriptions and learn about additional requirements and options in the Course Catalog.

Anthony Cafarelli, Ph.D., L.S.W., Program Director

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