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Healthcare Management: Bachelor of Science Requirements

180Credits

The blended delivery format is offered at all campuses and requires students to complete the Healthcare Management Major Core through NAU’s distance learning program. This program is also offered through NAU’s distance learning program.

Healthcare Management Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 24 of the following 49 credits must be earned at NAU in the online delivery format.)

HA3010D**

Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Delivery

4

HA3110D**

Quality Improvement and Risk Management

4

HA3120D**

Essentials of Managed Care

4

HA3220D**

Health Information Systems

4

HA3300D**

Healthcare Policy and Ethics

4

HA4050D**

Healthcare Law

4

HA4070D**

Regulatory Environment in Health Care

4

HA4110D**

Healthcare Planning and Evaluation

4

HA4120D**

Management of Continuum Care Services

4

HA4200D**

Healthcare Financial Management

4

HA4300D**

Healthcare Management and Supervision***

4

HA4500D** or

Healthcare Management Action Research Project or

 

HA4510D

Healthcare Management Internship

5

 

 

49

Support Core

AC2760

Financial Accounting for Managers

4.5

MT1050

Introduction to Business

4.5

MT2050

Principles of Management

4.5

MG6500DC* OR

Marketing Administration or

 

MG3000

Marketing

4.5

 

 

18

Option #1 (47)

**Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing or Allied Health Required**

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING OR ALLIED HEALTH COURSES (42.5)

or business electives at the 3000+ level (AC, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, or OM courses)

MT6000DC+* or

 

 

Elective

 

4.5

Electives

 

38

 

 

42.5

Open Elective (4.5)

MT6000DC+* or Elective

 

 

OR

Option # 2 (47) – Required Support Courses

Courses must be coded AC, CI, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, OM, or equivalent.

EC2050

Macroeconomics

4.5

EC2100

Microeconomics

4.5

ME1140

Medical Terminology for Health Professionals

2

MT6300DC+* OR MT3050

Managing Human Resources or Human Resource Management

4.5

MT6000DC+* OR 3000+

 

 

3000+

 

 

3000+

 

 

 

 

29

Open Electives (18)

 

Elective

18

 

 

18

General Education Core (66)

(Available for block transfer ##)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

 

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Electives

9

 

9

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Electives

9

 

9

General Education

General Education Elective

4.5

 

4.5

(Course-by-course transfer)

Communications

EN1300

Composition II

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

EN3050

Technical Communications

4.5

 

 

13.5

Science

SC

Science Electives

9

 

 

9

Mathematics

MA2000

Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

MA3000

Business Statistics

4.5

 

 

9

General Education

CS1200

College and Career Success I

5

CS1300

College and Career Success II

5

CS2086

Career Path Planning

2

 

 

12

# Courses must be coded AC, CI, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL or equivalent transfer.

*Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

** Professional Course, minimum "C" grade required

*** Capstone Course - Senior level, minimum "C" grade required, must be completed at NAU.

^^ Or business electives at the 3000+ level

Residents of the state of Minnesota or students attending any Minnesota campus:

are encouraged to complete some advanced or upper division general education course work.

## Block transfer is not available to these students.

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Healthcare Management Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)