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Healthcare Management

HCMG 3301 (3-3-0) Healthcare Ethics

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

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall-Classroom, Spring-Online.

HCMG 3310 (3-3-0) Human Resource Management for Healthcare 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 healthcare field.

Requisites: MANA 3301 (S-L)

Offered: Fall-Classroom, Spring-Online.

HCMG 3320 (3-3-0) Finance for Healthcare Managers

Since the healthcare 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 Healthcare 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 healthcare; constitutional and administrative law issues in connection with Medicare-Medicaid; and regional planning of healthcare facilities.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Spring-Classroom, Summer-Online.

HCMG 3340 (3-3-0) Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Management

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

Requisites: MANA 3301 (S-L)

Offered: Summer-Classroom, Spring-Online.

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

This course introduces the student to the basic characteristics of the U.S. healthcare system. An in-depth review of selected operational and functional aspects of healthcare administration focuses on contemporary issues in a fast-changing environment. Emphasis is given to the critical roles and functions of healthcare administrators at various levels and types of different healthcare delivery systems. A comparative review of international healthcare 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 Healthcare 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.