Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Management

Sullivan’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Care Management offers a solid foundation in the basics of business with a specific focus on the healthcare industry. Students in the on-campus and online healthcare management degree program will gain a well-rounded understanding of business operations including accounting, business law and ethics, management, economics, financial management, information systems, conflict management and marketing, in addition to issues specifically related to the healthcare sector.

Locations: Lexington Louisville Online Fort Knox Louisa Mayfield
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Objectives

The Health Care Management concentration of Sullivan’s Business Administration bachelor’s degree prepares graduates for business careers in the healthcare field. Specific healthcare coursework includes basic principles of healthcare administration, legal and compliance issues, healthcare financial principles and a senior seminar in healthcare administration.

Program Highlights

  • Our instructors bring years of business experience to the classroom, in addition to impressive academic credentials. Not only will students be exposed to the textbook theories that provide the fundamental skills needed for success, they’ll also benefit from the knowledge of professors who have worked in business and can make the fundamental skills relate to real life.
  • Our program promotes student success by focusing on engagement between faculty and students and encouraging students to use critical thinking to solve problems.
  • Upper division classes can be taken during the day, evenings, weekends and online.

FAQ's

Those successful in the health care management career are detail-oriented people who are also service-oriented. They have inquisitive minds and are interested in lifelong learning.

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Courses

Length: 18 months beyond the associate degree
Completion of the Associate Degree or its equivalent (see the Undergraduate Admissions section of the catalog for a description of Sullivan's 2 + 2 programs).
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
ACT 101
Principles of Accounting I
4.00
ACT 102
Principles of Accounting II
4.00
ACT 103
Principles of Accounting III
4.00
BUS 204
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
4.00
BUS 424
International Business
4.00
CMM 401
Principles of Conflict Management
4.00
CMM 402
Managing Diversity
4.00
CMM 403
The Manager as Negotiator
4.00
CMM 405
Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process
4.00
FIN 324
Financial Management
4.00
MGT 304
Principles of Management
4.00
MGT 330
Information Systems for Managers
4.00
MGT 344
Organizational Behavior
4.00
MGT 434
Operations Management
4.00
MGT 464
Business Policy
4.00
MKT 304
Principles of Marketing
4.00
ECO 201
Microeconomics
4.00
ECO 202
Macroeconomics
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
ENG 204
Advanced Writing
4.00
GEC 220
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
4.00
MTH 201
College Algebra
4.00
MTH 202
Introduction to Statistics
4.00
MTH 301
Quantitative Methods
4.00
PHL 464
Ethics
4.00
HCA 301
Principles of Healthcare Management
4.00
HCA 302
Legal Aspects and Compliance of Healthcare
4.00
HCA 401
Principles of Healthcare Finance
4.00
HCA 402
Senior Seminar in Healthcare Topics
4.00
Free Electives
44.00
General Education Electives
16.00
Course:
ACT 101
Title:
Principles of Accounting I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 102
Title:
Principles of Accounting II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 103
Title:
Principles of Accounting III
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BUS 204
Title:
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BUS 424
Title:
International Business
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 401
Title:
Principles of Conflict Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 402
Title:
Managing Diversity
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 403
Title:
The Manager as Negotiator
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 405
Title:
Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FIN 324
Title:
Financial Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 304
Title:
Principles of Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 330
Title:
Information Systems for Managers
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 344
Title:
Organizational Behavior
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 434
Title:
Operations Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 464
Title:
Business Policy
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MKT 304
Title:
Principles of Marketing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ECO 201
Title:
Microeconomics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ECO 202
Title:
Macroeconomics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 204
Title:
Advanced Writing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
GEC 220
Title:
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 201
Title:
College Algebra
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 202
Title:
Introduction to Statistics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 301
Title:
Quantitative Methods
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
PHL 464
Title:
Ethics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HCA 301
Title:
Principles of Healthcare Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HCA 302
Title:
Legal Aspects and Compliance of Healthcare
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HCA 401
Title:
Principles of Healthcare Finance
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HCA 402
Title:
Senior Seminar in Healthcare Topics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
Free Electives
Credit Hours:
44.00
Course:
General Education Electives
Credit Hours:
16.00
Total Credit Hours: 180.00

General Studies Electives - Students must choose four additional General Education classes; at least one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Category,one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category and one from any category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.

Free Electives - Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student’s personal objectives or associate degree.