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Health Care Management

HCMG 3301 (3-3-0) Health Care Ethics

The foundations and theories of ethics as related to the health care profession. The course is designed to take the student through the ethical principles encountered in today’s environment in the health care field.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall-Classroom, Spring-Online.

HCMG 3310 (3-3-0) Human Resource Management for Health Care Organizations

Philosophies and policies of the personnel management systems, planning and staffing, training and development, labor relations, understanding and managing people, financial compensation, and assessment as it relates to the health care field. Requisites: MANA 3301 (S-L)

Offered: Fall-Classroom, Spring-Online.

HCMG 3320 (3-3-0) Finance for Health Care Managers

Since the health care field offers profit and nonprofit operations, this course is designed to address the special financial concepts, decision making, and budgeting needs of both options.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall-Online, Spring-Classroom.

HCMG 3330 (3-3-0) Legal Issues in Health Care Management

Major doctrine of both private and public law applicable to hospital administration and medical care; law underlying the hospital-patient, the hospital-doctor, and the doctor-patient relationship; legal status of group medical plans and third party agencies for the financing of health care; constitutional and administrative law issues in connection with Medicare-Medicaid; and regional planning of health care facilities.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Spring-Classroom, Summer-Online.

HCMG 3340 (3-3-0) Organizational Behavior in Health Care Management

This course provides the student with the insight on interpersonal relations and group dynamics and how they affect the areas of managerial decision making and organizational effectiveness in a health care setting.

Requisites: MANA 3301 (S-L)

Offered: Summer-Classroom, Spring-Online.

HCMG 4301 (3-3-3) Advanced Management Seminar in Health Care (S-L)

This course introduces the student to the basic characteristics of the U.S. health care system. An in-depth review of selected operational and functional aspects of health care administration focuses on contemporary issues in a fast-changing environment. Emphasis is given to the critical roles and functions of health care administrators at various levels and types of different health care delivery systems. A comparative review of international health care delivery systems examines   differences and commonalities in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. This course contains a field-based service- learning component.

Requisites: MANA 3301 (S-L), HCMG 3301, 3310, 3320, 3330, 3340.

Offered: Fall-Classroom, Summer-Online.

HCMG 4380 (3-3-0) Internship in the Health Care Industry

The internship course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the healthcare industry by exposing them   to an environment that allows them to apply what they have been learning in the classroom. The internship will sharpen essential healthcare skills in the following areas: ethics, legal issues, finance, organizational behavior, human resource management, marketing and general management principles. Also, while encouraging professional development, the  internship better prepares students for entering the workforce. Students will be expected to secure an internship position, while working closely with their preceptor. The internship requires 60 hours and the fulfillment of all other requirements expected for successful completion.

Requisites: HCMG 3301, 3310, 3340.

Offered: Spring, Summer.