The University of Toledo offers a bachelor of science degree completion program in health care administration. This degree requires 120 credit hours for graduation. The health care administration degree completion program provides students with knowledge and skills to act as health care administrators in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, long term care and outpatient facilities, physician offices, and public health agencies. This interdisciplinary program introduces students to managerial concepts and related skills. The health care core courses enhance students’ knowledge in a variety of related subjects, including current health issues, legislation affecting health care, and management theories and decision making, all of which are important in health care administration.
Students who enroll in the degree completion program must have an earned associate’s degree in a health-related field. Students who select this program are often already gainfully employed in the health care field (nurses, respiratory therapists, etc.). They wish to further their education to better prepare themselves for administrative positions. This program can be completed online.
To complete the 2+2 degree, a student must take a minimum of 120 credit hours and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 at the University of Toledo. A minimum of 64 hours must be taken at the 2000 to 4000 levels, with a minimum of 32 hours at the 3000 and 4000 levels. University core curriculum requirements must be met. See your advisor for details. Below is a sample program of study. Consult your degree audit for your program requirements. Grades of "C" or better are required in all HCAR courses.
|CMPT 1100 |
or BUAD 1020
|Microsoft Office Applications |
or Micro-Computer Applications In Business
|ECON 1200||Principles Of Microeconomics||3|
|HCAR 3000||Introduction to Health Care Administration||3|
|HCAR 4360||Quality Improvement In Health Care||3|
|HCAR 4560||Services in Healthcare||3|
|BUAD 2040||Financial Accounting Information||3|
|ECON 1150||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|HCAR 4570||Resources in Healthcare||4|
|PHIL 3370||Medical Ethics||3|
|Diversity of US||3|
|BUAD 3010||Principles Of Marketing||3|
|BUAD 3030||Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations||3|
|HCAR 4550||Health Care Finance||3|
|MATH 2600||Introduction To Statistics||3|
|HCAR 4530||Problem Solving In Health Care Environment||4|
|HCAR 4540||Internship In Health Management||3|
|HCAR 4580||Leadership and Management in Healthcare||3|
|HURM 3220||Human Resource Management||3|
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: Develop the ability to effectively assess, analyze and solve issues in healthcare.
Communication: Develop the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals and groups.
Leadership: Develop the skills to help attain the organization's strategic mission successfully.
Ethics and Professionalism: Develop the skills that align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include a responsibility to the healthcare community.
Students are able to demonstrate understanding of key concepts