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Community Health: Concentration in Health Care Administration and Planning [CHEA_ADMN] (Major)

This concentration in the Health Department introduces students to some of the fundamental concepts essential to careers involving health program planning and health services administration. The courses are designed to provide students with entry-level skills and prerequisite background to graduate studies in health services and management, planning and research.

Career Potential

  • Administrator in a private community health agency
  • Administrator in a voluntary health agency
  • Department administrator in a health facility
  • Program manager in a community health agency

Community Health with a concentration in Health Care Administration and Planning [CHEA_ADMN]

In addition to the requirements to fulfill the concentration in Health Care Administration and Planning listed below, students must fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Community Health [CHEA].

Required Concentration Courses: 30-31 credit hours

Select All: 18 credit hours

  • ECO 111 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr. hr.)
  • HLH 201 - Health Problems of the Underserved (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 250 - Principles of Management (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 254 - Principles of Accounting I (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 255 - Principles of Accounting II (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 371 - Sociology of Medicine (3 cr. hr.)
Select One: Three credit hours
  • CAP 100 - Introduction to Computer Applications (3 cr. hr.) or
  • PHY 186 - Introductory Programming (3 cr. hr.)
    also listed as MCS 186
Select One: Three credit hours
  • ECO 352 - Finance (3 cr. hr.) or
  • MGT 253 - Principles of Marketing (3 cr. hr.)
Select Both: Six credit hours
  • POL 240 - Introduction to Public Administration and Public Policy (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 326 - State and Local Government (3 cr. hr.)
Total Credit Hours Required for the concentration in Health Care Administration and Planning: 30-31

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124