Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, and with it, the need for highly qualified people to lead and manage healthcare facilities and staff continues to increase. At the University of St. Francis, our Franciscan values of respect, service, integrity, and compassion align with similar values needed for patient care.
Students complete specialized courses in health care delivery, management of healthcare organizations, healthcare information management, health care finance, epidemiology and a health care management internship.
This degree is designed for traditional undergraduate students or those transferring from a junior college or other university. For adult, degree-completion students, we offer a BS Health Care Leadership program.
Specifically, at the completion of the BBA – Health Care Management students will be able to:
a. Health Care Management
b. Health Information Management
c. Epidemiology and other measures of determinants of health and disease
d. Healthcare Finance
e. Core business concepts of accounting, finance, marketing, policy, economics, and management
As a result of the transformation taking place in the health care system, career options for health care executives are becoming more diverse. Increasingly, positions for health care executives may be found in a wide variety of settings, such as:
In the final two semesters before graduation, senior business majors who intend to continue with an M.B.A. at the University of St. Francis may take graduate level M.B.A. courses for undergraduate credit to meet undergraduate requirements. Students who take two M.B.A. courses in their senior year are eligible to complete their M.B.A. in one year (attending full-time). See course catalog for additional details
In some cases, there are only seven (7) to ten (10) additional courses to achieve a business minor or double major (varies by program; check catalog for details)
Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Transportation and Logistics Management, Interdisciplinary Business (for non-business majors).
For more information contact Jeanne Washburn, executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-740-3591.