Healthcare Administration Internship
The healthcare administration internship is designed to provide students with an opportunity to apply educational achievements in a health care setting. Students will be exposed to health care administration operations through project-based work. Project opportunities will vary and reflect both the participant’s learning goals and the needs of the health care organization.
To be considered for the internship, students need to:
- Declare healthcare administration as their major at least one semester before beginning the internship.
- Complete at least 12 credit hours in healthcare administration required courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.
- Have a current minimum 2.5 overall grade point average.
- Apply to the healthcare administration internship prior to their last semester before graduating.
- Complete the healthcare administration internship application three months prior to the internship semester.
- Provide resume to healthcare administration faculty.
- Interview with healthcare administration faculty and healthcare organization.
- Be able to provide their own transportation to the healthcare organization.
- Attend the healthcare organization’s orientation.
- Complete required immunizations from the healthcare organization.
- Obtain security badge from the healthcare organization.
- Have approval from healthcare administration faculty to complete internship.
Below is a sample plan of study. Consult your degree audit for your program requirements. Grades of "C" or better are required in all HCAR courses.
BS in Healthcare Administration with Business Minor
|BUAD 1020 |
or CMPT 1100
|Micro-Computer Applications In Business |
or Microsoft Office Applications
|ENGL 1110||College Composition I||3|
|HHS 1000||Health And Human Services/College Orientation||1|
|MATH 1320||College Algebra||3|
|ECON 1200||Principles Of Microeconomics||3|
|ENGL 2960||Professional and Business Writing||3|
|HEAL 1800||Medical Terminology||3|
|SOC 1010||Introduction To Sociology||3|
|Diversity of US||3|
|BUAD 2040 |
or ACTG 1040
|Financial Accounting Information |
or Principles Of Financial Accounting
|ECON 1150||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|HEAL 2700||Introduction to Public Health||3|
|BUAD 2050 |
or ACTG 1050
|Accounting For Business Decision-Making |
or Principles Of Management Accounting
|EXSC 1560||Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|EXSC 1460||Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Lab||1|
|HCAR 3000||Introduction to Health Care Administration||3|
|BUAD 3030||Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations||3|
|HCAR 4560||Services in Healthcare||3|
|MATH 2600||Introduction To Statistics||3|
|Natural Sciences Elective||3|
|BUAD 3010||Principles Of Marketing||3|
|HCAR 4360||Quality Improvement In Health Care||3|
|HCAR 4570||Resources in Healthcare||4|
|HEAL 3800||Death And Dying||3|
|PHIL 3370||Medical Ethics||3|
|HCAR 4530||Problem Solving In Health Care Environment||4|
|HCAR 4550||Health Care Finance||3|
|HEAL 4560||Health Problems Of Aging||3|
|MGMT 3630||Conflict Management: Mediation & Negotiations||3|
|HCAR 4540||Field Experience In Healthcare Management||3|
|HCAR 4580||Leadership and Management in Healthcare||3|
|HURM 3220||Human Resource Management||3|
- PLO 1. Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment: Describe the healthcare system environment.
- PLO 2. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills: Assess, analyze, and solve issues in healthcare.
- PLO 3. Communication: Develop professional written and oral communication skills with individuals and groups.
- PLO 4. Ethics and Professionalism: Displays personal and organizational conduct aligned with the ethical and professional standards expected of health care administrators that include a responsibility to the healthcare community.
- PLO 5. Students are able to explain key concepts in healthcare administration.