Health Administration is the best option for students who are more interested in the management and administration side of health care delivery. Typically, students enrolled in this option prefer to be making the decisions and implementing the processes that ensure direct care providers have all the necessary resources to do their jobs, rather than working directly with health-related clients.
Students complete the Business Administration minor as part of their curriculum, which meets admissions requirements for most MBA programs. Students in this degree program are eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist exam in their last term of study.
Core courses include: Personal Health, Community Health, Marketing Concepts, Research Methods, Health Care Delivery Systems, Epidemiology, Health Behaviors, Planning Health Programs, Health Administration.
Elective courses include: Health Citizenship, Human Diseases, Human Sexuality, Women's Health, Drugs and Society, Health and Aging, Health and Humor, Disaster Preparedness.
Core courses in the Business Administration minor include: Financial Accounting, Survey of Finance, Principles of Marketing, Management and Organizational Behavior.
Elective courses in the minor include a selection of courses from the areas of Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management, Marketing.