Healthcare Leadership

The online concentration in Healthcare Leadership (HCL) provides a comprehensive exposure to the field of leadership with coursework in areas such as the healthcare environment, professionalism, leadership, business skills, and communication.The need for qualified healthcare administrators with leadership acumen and ethical fitness is significant, as these individuals are in great demand within the dynamic and complex healthcare landscape. Undergraduate students enrolled in the HCL program have multiple internship opportunities, in addition to completing a senior project. Upon graduation, students wishing to pursue more advanced coursework in related areas ( e.g., healthcare administration, public health, health promotion) can do so.

Notable Advantages of the Healthcare Leadership Program:

  • Completely online program for maximum convenience and flexibility
  • Experiential learning credits
  • Competency based testing for credit
  • No time limit on transfer credits
  • Experienced professors
  • Aligned with Association University Programs of Health Administration certification
  • Engaging and relevant internship opportunities
  • Great job market upon graduation

Health Studies
Concentration: Healthcare Leadership
Degree: BS
4 Year Plan

Careers

Students graduating with a BS degree with a concentration in healthcare leadership are well prepared to attend graduate school within the following areas:

  • Master of Science in Health and Sport Science with a concentration in Health Promotion
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master in Healthcare Administration

*Note: Students should seek the guidance of the Academic Services Coordinator, the pre-health professional advisor, faculty mentors, and/or the school of interest with regards to needed prerequisite courses for graduate school admission.

Students are also well prepared to begin employment within the following areas:

  • Ambulatory care facilities
  • Long-term healthcare settings
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Medical group practices
  • Community health settings
  • Local and federal government health agencies
  • Pharmaceutical firms
  • Insurance companies
  • Hospitals