2019 AIU University Catalog


Healthcare Management B.H.C.M.

180 Credits

Program Description

The Bachelor of Healthcare Management is a 180 credit program designed to provide students the knowledge, skills, and ability to pursue successful careers in the medical field under various roles as health managers. The program focuses on planning, directing, or coordinating health services in various organizations managed by healthcare organizations and similar organizations.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, a student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to interpret and explain concepts effectively in various healthcare organizations and situations.
  • Apply principles of economics and finance to make effective decisions in various healthcare settings for various contemporary healthcare practices and functions.
  • Analyze the relationships between costs, quality, and access to healthcare in the U.S.
  • Formulate current operations management practices and principles used in the current healthcare environment.
  • Evaluate the types of information and information systems capabilities/technology needed by healthcare organizations.
  • Evaluate potential ethical and legal conflicts in healthcare related to legislative and regulatory issues affecting healthcare.

Requirements

General Education

ECON 220Microeconomics

4.5

ECON 224Macroeconomics

4.5

ENGL 106English Composition I

4.5

ENGL 107English Composition II

4.5

MATH 125General College Mathematics

4.5

UNIV 103Academic and Professional Success

4.5

UNIV 106Technology and Information Literacy

4.5

UNIV 109Interpersonal Communication

4.5

Humanities (2 Courses)

9

Natural Sciences (2 Courses)

9

General Education Elective (1 Course)

4.5

Total Credit Hours:58.5

General Electives

A combination of 8 electives dependent on Program
Total Credit Hours:36

Core

ACCT 205Principles of Accounting I

4.5

BUSN 150Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

4.5

FINA 310Financial Management

4.5

HLTH 215Introduction to Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 225Health/Public Policy

4.5

HLTH 310Survey of Healthcare Management

4.5

HLTH 315Risk Management in Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 325Quality in Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 330Healthcare and Human Resources

4.5

HLTH 335Research Methods for Healthcare

4.5

Total Credit Hours:45

Specialization Options

Gerontology Management Specialization

HLTH 318Case Management for Gerontology

4.5

HLTH 320Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 322Sociology and Aging

4.5

HLTH 333Administration Long Term Care I

4.5

HLTH 340Marketing to an Aging Population

4.5

HLTH 430Healthcare Information Systems

4.5

HLTH 450Counseling for Gerontology

4.5

HLTH 455Death and Dying

4.5

HLTH 499Program Capstone

4.5

Total Credit Hours:40.5

Health Services Administration Management

HLTH 320Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

4.5

HLTH 337Healthcare Organization

4.5

HLTH 339Marketing, a Healthcare Perspective

4.5

HLTH 405Advanced Healthcare Management

4.5

HLTH 415Leadership in Healthcare Organizations

4.5

HLTH 420Healthcare Finance

4.5

HLTH 430Healthcare Information Systems

4.5

HLTH 440Healthcare Resource Allocation and Policy Making

4.5

HLTH 499Program Capstone

4.5

Total Credit Hours:40.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Locations

  • Online
  • Atlanta
  • Houston

Area of Study

  • Healthcare Management

Degree Level

  • Bachelor