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Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration
Health Care Management Concentration

Waldorf’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business Administration provides a comprehensive background in functional business areas, including accounting, management, and marketing. Business Administration majors have the option to specialize in management or human resource management by selecting a concentration in either of these focus areas. Students also have the option to choose an eclectic combination of professional electives as an alternative to the concentrations.

Health Care Management Concentration

Waldorf’s Health Care Management concentration provides functional management knowledge and skills, including an overview of issues and challenges specific to the field of health care delivery. This program combines a business-oriented approach with the managerial knowledge and skills required to work in today’s regulated, complex health care field.

Estimated time to complete this bachelor’s degree program is four years with full-time enrollment.

B.A.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the B.A.S. core curriculum (30 Credits)
  • Completion of the required courses in a major field (30 Credits)
  • Completion of additional courses (including any supported courses required by the major in other departments) to a total of 120 credits depending on the major
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf (Some majors may require a cumulative GPA higher than a 2.00)
  • Minimum of 30 upper-division credit hours
Requirements / Credit Hours
Core Requirements 30
Major Requirements 30
Professional Electives 60
Concentration 24
Remaining Professional Electives 36
Health Care Management Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  24
HCM 1301 Medical Terminology 3
HCM 3002 Introduction to Health Care Management 3
HCM 3801 Issues and Trends in Health Care 3
HCM 4053 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations 3
HCM 4201 Health Care Law 3
HCM 4320 Development and Strategic Planning in Health Care 3
HCM 3303 Health Informatics: Principles and Practice 3
Choose one courses from the following:
HCM 3305 Community Health 3
HCM 3304 Principles of Epidemiology 3
HCM 4304 Project Management for Health Care Professionals 3
HCM 4303 Comparative Health Systems 3
HCM 4305 Long-Term Care Management 3
HCM 4308 Research Methods for Health Professionals 3
HCM 4307 Health Care Quality Management 3
HCM 4400 Risk Management in Health Care 3
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Major Requirements
30
Electives
60
Total Credits: 120