Course Descriptions

Health Care Administration Courses

Faculty

Professor Emeritus: Charles H. Brooks; Professor: Santosh Misra (Interim Director); Assistant Professors: Christine B. Mahoney, Lori Peterson; Adjunct Faculty: Georgia Anetzberger

Course Descriptions

HCA 301 The American Health Care System (3-0-3). Course introduces the student to the health-care system by concentrating on current arrangements for the organization, financing, and delivery of medical-care services in the United States. Emphasizes concepts of accessibility, quality, efficiency, and the effectiveness of medical care. Counts as non-business elective for business students. Return to top

HCA 420 Management of Health Care Organizations (3-0-3). Course examines the internal organization and management of health-care facilities. The principles of organization and management will be applied to hospital and nursing-home structure, function, and internal control. The roles of management and professional services will be examined. Management's responsibilities for cost and quality control, as well as the development of proactive marketing strategies, will be discussed. Counts as non-business elective for business students. Return to top

HCA 490 Professional Internship (1 to 3 credits). Prerequisite: Permission of HCA program director. Enables a qualified student to earn credit and gain meaningful professional experience in a health care organization. Return to top

HCA 493 Special Topics in Health Care Administration (1 to 3 credits). Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor and HCA program director. Explores current issues or special topics in health care administration. Topics and course requirements will be announced by the HCA Program office. Return to top

HCA 496 Independent Study (1 to 4 credits). Prerequisite: Permission of HCA program director. Enables a qualified student to investigate special areas of interest in health care administration. Written proposal must be approved by a faculty adviser and HCA program director; a written report must be submitted to faculty adviser. Return to top

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