The Health Care Administration program at Elizabethtown College’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies is a dynamic program for working professionals seeking to obtain a baccalaureate degree in an environment that provides both accelerated learning and flexibility. The Health Care Administration curriculum blends the theory, design, management, and practice of health care into a comprehensive learning program. This program emphasizes ethics, fiscal responsibility, technological solutions, critical thinking and communication skills in the health care environment.
Health care managers/administrators work closely with medical staff to effectively and efficiently run health care organizations. A health care administrator might run an entire health care facility or specialize in managing a particular clinical unit or department. Those working in or planning to enter this industry must be aware of and able to adapt to changes in health care laws, regulations and technology.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to
- analyze the roles and functions of health care administration, including management of human and technological resources.
- utilize the theory and skills of health care management and leadership throughout the health care environment.
- apply health care industry regulations and laws to professional practice.
- make decisions in an ethical, legal and socially-responsible manner.
- develop critical thinking skills to address problems within health care management.
- examine how technology can be used to inform decision making that supports quality health care.