Healthcare administration professionals lead, manage and act as the central point within hospitals and large healthcare systems. They are responsible for facility and operations management and work closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure best practices for patients. Coursework for the healthcare in administration cover topics including economics, finances, ethics in healthcare, organizational development, leadership, and market research.
BSAD 6323 - Healthcare Economics: This course explores how microeconomic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. Coverage includes the changing nature of health care, the social and political sides of issues, and the future of health care delivery and finance under the Affordable Care Act.
BSAD 6933 - Ethics in Healthcare Administration: Topics covered in this course include principles and models for the recognition analysis, and resolution of ethical dilemmas in health occupations: legal responsibility; workplace safety; and the health care facility’s obligation to provide protection from injury for patients, their families, and staff.
BSAD 6033 - Organizational Change & Development: A study of organizational change theory, process and models; the role of change agents; organizational diagnosis and intervention; culture, process, strategy, structure and technology changes in organizations, and measurement of change effectiveness.
BSAD 6623 - Leadership: This interdisciplinary course will use biography to present historical, philosophical, and contemporary theories of leadership. Philosophies and skills needed for becoming effective leaders within continuously changing organizations will be presented, including an assessment of leadership tendencies.