Health Care Management (B.S.)
Granite State College’s Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management integrates the critical functions of management and leadership to facilitate effective health care operations and delivery systems for patients and communities. The program combines health care specific course work with additional relevant areas of leadership, organizational development, and inter-professional collaboration.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of health care systems and the organization and integration of clinical and community support services that lead to optimal patient care.
- Assess health care financial models and processes to enhance managerial decision making and organizational performance and to strategically support patients and communities.
- Examine the fundamental rights, ethical principles, and overarching policies that guide health care professionals.
- Evaluate the efficacy of employing information technology tools to improve health care delivery and optimize health outcomes.
- Explore how socio-cultural, familial, and individual perspectives influence the operation, delivery, and use of health care systems.
- Demonstrate competency in communication, interpersonal relations, management, and leadership to support organizational effectiveness and inter-professional collaboration.
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 48|
|Requirements Open Electives||Credit Hours 32|
|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.
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 Healthcare Management|
|HLTC 550||The Emerging U.S. Health Care System||4|
|HRM 518||Human Resource Management||4|
|MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior||4|
|HLTC 612||Population Health||4|
|HLTC 629||Law and Ethics for Healthcare and Human Services||4|
|HLTC 555||Introduction to Fiscal Management in Health Care||4|
|HLTC 627||Reimbursement and Financing Techniques in Health Care||4|
|HLTC 637||Informatics for Health Professionals||4|
|HLTC 638||Health Care Policy||4|
|Health Care Management Elective|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Health Program Planning and Evaluation|
|Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace|
|Contemporary Issues in Personal and Global Health|
|Fitness and Health|
|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.