Healthcare Management

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In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the Healthcare Management discipline provides a solid curriculum in management principles and concepts applicable in healthcare and healthcare industry environments and settings. The healthcare management core contains courses designed for the specialty while the major requirements allow for cross-discipline flexibility to pursue tracks of interest particular to individual students. The Healthcare Management discipline provides a curriculum that prepares students for management careers in the healthcare industry.

  • Hospital executives.
  • Group practice executives
  • Healthcare consultants
  • Home healthcare administrators
  • Emergency medical services (EMS) administrators
  • Public Health
  • Patient Safety Managers

MAJOR: (includes Business Administration minor)

Business Division Core Requirements
ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
MATH 243 Probability and Statistics1 3
BUSN 463 Strategic Management 3
BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques 1
ECON 113 Macroeconomics2 3
ECON 123 Microeconomics2 3
ENGL 433 Business Writing 3
MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3
MGPS 403/5033 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
Total Hours 28

1Bachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hours
2General Education Requirement credit hours

Healthcare Management Core Requirements
HCMG 303 Introduction to Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 313 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare 3
HCMG 323 Introduction to Marketing for Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 333 Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology 3
HCMG 363 Financial Management of Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 403 Healthcare and Public Policy 3
HCMG 413 Human Resources & Staffing in Healthcare Settings 3
HCMG 433 Clinical Overview of Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 471-473 Field Experience in Healthcare Management 1-3
Total Hours 25-27

Science Core Requirements
BIOL 101 + 103 Introduction to Biology1 4
CHEM 111+ 113 Introduction to Chemistry1 4
Mathematics or Natural Science BS Degree Requirement 6-8
BSNU 373 Epidemiology 3
Total Hours 17-19

1General Education Requirement credit hours 2Bachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hours

Electives: Students should choose at least 12 hours of electives from the courses listed below.

Business Division Electives:
ACCT 343 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 3
BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice 3
BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3
ENTR 303 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR 313 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
ENTR 363 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
ENTR 463 New Venture Planning 3
MGMT 353 Production and Operations Management 3
MGMT 363 Managing Organizational Change and Diversity 3
MRKT 373 Market Research 3
BUSN 403 Business in a Global Environment 3
HCMG 423 Healthcare Informatics 3
HCMG 443 Compliance and Accreditation of Hospital [Healthcare] Systems 3
HCMG 463 Market Management for Healthcare Systems 3

Health and Sport Sciences or Natural Sciences Division Electives:
BIOL 213+211 Anatomy & Physiology I + lab 4
BIOL 223+221 Anatomy & Physiology II + lab 4
BIOL 303 Nutrition Science 3
BIOL 373+371 Microbiology + lab 4
BIOL 443 Advanced Human Physiology 3
BIOT 213+211 Introduction to Biotechnology + lab 4
NSCI 481- 485 Special Topics in Natural Sciences 1-5
EXSC 453/5531 Fitness Management 3
EXSC 483/5831 Principles of Human Performance 3
KHSC 373 Community Health 3
KHSC 413/5131 Chronic Diseases and Obesity 3
PHED 133 First Aid and Emergency Care 3
SMGT 433/5331 Sport Psychology 3
Total Hours 12

Total Hours to Complete Major Requirements* 82-85

*Total includes 8 hours of science general education requirements, 6 hours of social/behavioral sciences general education requirements, and 6-8 hours of Bachelor of Science degree requirements in mathematics or natural sciences.

• Students should pay careful attention to courses which are only offered once a year, or every other year (see course descriptions), so that graduation may occur in a timely manner.

• Students are encouraged to declare a second major before completing 60 hours.

MINOR: Healthcare Management (for all majors)

Required Healthcare Management (HCMG) Courses: 12
HCMG 303 Introduction to Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 313 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare 3
HCMG 403 Healthcare and Public Policy 3
HCMG 433 Clinical Overview of Healthcare Systems 3

Electives in Healthcare Management (HCMG) (2 courses from the following): 6
HCMG 323 Introduction to Marketing for Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 333 Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology 3
HCMG 363 Financial Management of Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 413 Human Resources/Staffing in Healthcare Settings 3
HCMG 423 Healthcare Informatics 3
HCMG 443 Compliance and Accreditation of Hospital [Healthcare] Systems 3
HCMG 463 Market Management for Healthcare Systems 3
HCMG 471-473 Field Experience in Healthcare Management 1-3

Total Hours to Complete Minor Requirements 18

ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting

BUSN 463 Strategic Management

BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques

ECON 113 Macroeconomics

ECON 123 Microeconomics

ENGL 433 Business Writing

MATH 243 Probability and Statistics

MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices

MGPS 403 Organizational Behavior and Leadership

HCMG 303 Introduction to Healthcare Systems

HCMG 313 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

HCMG 403 Healthcare and Public Policy

HCMG 323 Introduction to Marketing for Healthcare Systems

HCMG 363 Financial Management of Healthcare Systems

HCMG 413 Human Resources and Staffing in Healthcare Settings

HCMG 333 Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

HCMG 433 Clinical Overview of Healthcare Systems

HCMG 471 Field Experience in Healthcare Management

HCMG 472 Field Experience in Healthcare Management

HCMG 473 Field Experience in Healthcare Management

BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology Laboratory

BIOL 103 Introduction to Biology

CHEM 111 Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory

CHEM 113 Introduction to Chemistry

ACCT 343 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting

BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice

BUSN 303 Business Ethics

ENTR 303 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

ENTR 313 Entrepreneurial Marketing

ENTR 363 Entrepreneurial Finance

ENTR 463 New Venture Planning

MGMT 353 Production and Operations Management

MGMT 363 Managing Organizational Change and Diversity

MRKT 373 Market Research

BUSN 403 Business in a Global Environment

HCMG 423 Healthcare Informatics

HCMG 443 Compliance and Accreditation of Hospital/Healthcare Systems

HCMG 463 Market Management for Healthcare Systems

BIOL 211 Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory

BIOL 213 Anatomy & Physiology I

BIOL 221 Anatomy & Physiology II Laboratory

BIOL 223 Anatomy & Physiology II

BIOL 303 Nutrition Science

BIOL 371 Microbiology Laboratory

BIOL 373 Microbiology

BIOL 443 Advanced Human Physiology

BIOT 211 Introduction to Biotechnology Laboratory

BIOT 213 Introduction to Biotechnology

NSCI 481 Special Topics in Natural Sciences

NSCI 482 Special Topics in Natural Sciences

NSCI 483 Special Topics in Natural Sciences

NSCI 484 Special Topics in Natural Sciences

NSCI 485 Special Topics in Natural Sciences

EXSC 453 Fitness Management

EXSC 483 Principles of Human Performance

KHSC 373 Community Health

KHSC 413 Chronic Diseases and Obesity

PHED 133 First Aid and Emergency Care

SMGT 433 Sport Psychology