Rated the #1 Best Business Job by US News, Healthcare Administrators are well paid and being hired in every city, state, and region of the country - making this an enticing degree for students looking to impact their communities.
Add this portfolio-building and jobs-focused program to your catalog to attract new students, increase applications, and build a pipeline of change-makers for your school and region.
This course is your introduction to the US healthcare system and the practice of healthcare management. You’ll learn how the healthcare industry functions and explore the roles and impacts of its various parts. You’ll also have the opportunity to compare and contrast the US healthcare system with those of other nations. By the end of this course, you’ll know the ins and outs of the American healthcare system. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course is your overview of healthcare law in the United States. You’ll learn about the ethical and legal issues that healthcare providers and administrators are confronted with in the modern workforce. By the end of this course, you’ll understand how the legal environment shapes the medical profession and how to analyze and respond to a range of ethical and legal issues. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course will help you understand the process of analyzing patient and other healthcare data to drive change and achieve greater efficiencies in healthcare systems. You’ll build the programming and scripting skills (no prior experience needed) you need to analyze and explore data sets. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to perform statistical analyses of healthcare data and turn it into actionable information to improve healthcare systems. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course teaches you how to apply concepts of finance and accounting to healthcare. You’ll learn how to track and evaluate the financial status of a healthcare organization. Additionally, you’ll learn how healthcare systems finance growth and other projects. By the end of this course, you will be able to analyze issues and trends in healthcare finance and use financial information to support healthcare decision-making. This online course has optional live sessions.
This course is your introduction to healthcare operations. You’ll learn about operations and systems management within the context of healthcare systems, how hospital supply chains work, and how to analyze operational processes to improve efficiencies. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to evaluate and optimize hospital processes. This online class has optional live sessions.
This course is the culmination of your work in the Healthcare Administration and Management program. You’ll learn to apply strategic thinking to healthcare management and complete a major project in which you propose a systemic change to a hospital or hospital system. By the end of this course, you’ll have honed and improved your relevant skills and created a portfolio project to show future prospective employers. This online class has optional lives sessions.