Allied Health Leadership (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Leadership is designed for allied health professionals who seek expanded career options in community health care settings. This program requires an earned associate degree from a regionally accredited college in allied health or the equivalent in professional licensure or advanced training. Courses in this option focus on systems and problem solving in health care, leadership principles and managing teams, advocacy, and navigating health care law, ethics, and policy.
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Attain proficiency in the concepts, theories, and methods of inquiry pertinent to allied health leadership.
2. Develop essential competencies in organizational management, including skills for inter-professional collaboration.
3. Integrate knowledge of an allied health care field with the dynamics and complexity of the health care industry.
4. Apply ethical principles that guide leadership practice in community care settings.
5. Demonstrate strategies to incorporate a variety of cultural frameworks into allied health practice.
6. Understand data gathering tools for analysis and decision-making in health care settings.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
|Requirements General Education Requirements||Credit Hours 40|
|Requirements Major Requirements||Credit Hours 44|
|Requirements Open Electives||Credit Hours 36|
|Requirements Total||Credit Hours 120|
General Education Requirements
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.) and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.), must be taken prior to the capstone.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor. Prerequisite: Must have completed an Associate Degree or equivalent in Allied Health.
CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.), IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.) and all major requirements must be completed prior to enrollment in the integrative Capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.
|Major in Allied Health Leadership|
|HLTC 550||The Emerging U.S. Health Care System||4|
|HLTC 612||Population Health||4|
|HLTC 629||Law and Ethics for Healthcare and Human Services||4|
|LD 600||Becoming an Effective Leader||4|
|MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior||4|
|or LD 602||Leadership Theory|
|LD 605||Leading Teams||4|
|Allied Health Leadership Elective|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Principles of Management|
|Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace|
|Contemporary Issues in Personal and Global Health|
|Fitness and Health|
|HLTC 637||Informatics for Health Professionals||4|
|HLTC 638||Health Care Policy||4|
|HLTC 650||Integrative: Health Care Management||4|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.