Prerequisite

 

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ACC250-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Ardito, Richard James
Spring 2024 ACC250-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Rodisch, James D.
Spring 2024 ACC250-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Rodisch, James D.
Summer 2024 ACC250-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ACC250-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ACC250-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ACC250-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ACC250-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ACC250-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ACC250-CE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ACC250-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ACC250-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

*ACC 250 or equivalent.

Core Requirements

 

In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of information technology, electronic medical records, meaningful use, interoperability, and health information exchanges. This course provides students an opportunity to examine the use of information systems, databases, and analytical tools in information technology to enhance performance in healthcare organizations. Legal and ethical issues affecting management of healthcare information along with the use of health statistics, health indicators, confidentiality, security, and privacy will be covered. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 HCA550-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of healthcare management, organizational principles, and leadership. This course provides students an opportunity to examine the structure and function of healthcare organizations, human resources and organizational issues, and managerial and leadership skillsâ??including but not limited to communication, decision making, team building, etc. Operational activities and managerial functions crucial to healthcare delivery systems will be analyzed. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 HCA560-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Case, Randy D.
Spring 2024 HCA560-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Bonome, Janet H
Spring 2025 HCA560-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course introduces students to continuous quality and safety improvement within dynamic patient care systems. Current and future healthcare professionals will focus on the importance of these concepts in order to improve safety and efficiency, for both patients and staff members. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 HCA570-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 HCA570-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the organization of the U.S. health care ?system.? It examines the major institutions, professions and political forces that influence the provision of health care services. Students explore the development of major components of the medical care system from an historical perspective by examining the changes in their organization and role over time. They also consider the major problems presently confronting each aspect of health care and discuss alternative means of resolving these issues for the future. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 HSC501-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bonome, Janet H
Fall 2024 HSC501-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills pertaining to the functions of strategic planning and marketing in the health care setting. Areas to be covered include an analysis of strategic planning and marketing theory, emphasizing strategic planning concepts in an era of regulation and competition, and a marketing orientation to designing the services offered by the health care organization. Students will examine contemporary health service issues through multi-disciplinary perspectives within organizational leadership, analyzing how leaders account for internal and external factors to improve organizational and system performance, thereby meeting individual and community health. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 HSC538-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Sturz, Dominick L.
Spring 2024 HSC538-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Sturz, Dominick L.
Spring 2024 HSC538-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Garza, Gregory S.
Spring 2025 HSC538-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Students explore and analyze current ethical issues such as biomedical research, insurance statutes, and demand management. Students survey the extensive legal foundations of health care, and apply current case law to contemporary situations. Topics include legal aspects of legislation, patient rights, data security, professional liability, and labor relations. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 HSC552-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 HSC552-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

Emphasizes the strategic role of human resources in performing functions of recruitment, hiring, training, career development and other contemporary processes within the organizational setting. Serves as an introduction to the areas of compensation, collective bargaining, affirmative action and other regulatory procedures and requirements as they relate to applications within organizations. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ORG567-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Guignard, Sandra_Jeannette
Spring 2024 ORG567-DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Kurkowski, Carol J.
Spring 2024 ORG567-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Guignard, Sandra_Jeannette
Spring 2024 ORG567-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Guignard, Sandra_Jeannette
Spring 2025 ORG567-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ORG567-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

Complete one of the following courses:

The course focuses on the application and development of management decision making and problem solving skills in the financial area. Specific topics of discussion include financial statement analysis, credit and operational risk, financial planning and budgeting, asset valuation, cash flow analysis and capital budgeting, and firm valuation from a value-based management and corporate governance perspective. Pre- or Co- Requisite: BUS503 or ACC 250 (for Healthcare Administration, MA students). (3 units; Fall, Summer, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 BUS539-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Cheng, William
Spring 2024 BUS539-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bythewood, Craig
Summer 2024 BUS539-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS539-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 BUS539-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 BUS539-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 BUS539-CE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

In this core course in financial management, students will learn the fundamentals of budgeting and accounting for public, health, and not-for-profit organizations. Through readings, lectures, real-world case studies, and assignments, students will gain an understanding of how to use financial information in organizational planning, implementation, control, reporting, and analysis. In addition, students will have the chance to develop their spreadsheet skills by using Excel to perform financial calculations and create financial documents. (3 units)

 

Complete one of the following courses:

This course provides students an opportunity to analyze the skills, frameworks, and leadership theories necessary to be successful in a healthcare environment. Special emphasis is placed on the roles and responsibilities of healthcare leadership, including communication, change management, ethics, quality, patient safety, patient satisfaction, motivation, and leading teams. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 HCA580-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 HCA580-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course introduces leadership theories and principles and how they can be applied to public health. Students are introduced to different leadership styles and practices in preparation for leadership and management roles in the field of public health. Through leadership analysis and case studies students will become familiar with leadership skills and competencies as well as applications in the diverse settings of public health. (3 units)

 

Complete one of the following courses:

This course includes a review of healthcare systems, policy actors and processes in the United States, roles of government, bureaucracy, and interest groups in health policy and the policy process. Students taking this course will also become familiar with common advocacy techniques and strategies used to initiate legislative and regulatory policies including coalition building, the use of policy studies, and media relations. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 HSC554-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 HSC554-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is designed to provide the students with an overview of the healthcare policy process in the United States. Students will gain an understanding of how the healthcare system works and how healthcare policy has been made in the U.S. Review and analysis of current various proposals for healthcare reform will be conducted. (3 units)