Bachelor of Science
Excel in a thriving industry
Why study Healthcare Management? Leslie Mathew, MD, MS, EMBA Program Chair Healthcare Management
This major develops managers for different settings in the healthcare continuum who can understand and work with healthcare reform and changing regulations.
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The healthcare industry is growing exponentially. Healthcare organizations need managers with the skills, knowledge, and practical experience that are crucial to successfully keep pace with industry trends. You can meet this need with a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management from Franklin University. Without requiring patient-care technical credits, this major will expose you to a wide array of subjects emphasizing leadership, team building, performance management, and ethics, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to enter mid-level healthcare management positions or prepare for a graduate program.
Whether you are already working in the healthcare field, looking to change careers, or just starting out, this major will prepare you for a successful career in a dramatically expanding field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 26% of all new jobs created in the U.S. by 2018 will be in healthcare, which is expected to grow by 4 million jobs as the industry continues to expand.
career opportunities may Exist Within • Acute Care Hospitals
• Long-term Care Facilities
• Ambulatory Centers
• Managed Care Organizations
• Insurance Companies
• Physician Practices
• Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies
What expertise will you gain? As a Franklin student, you will experience a full spectrum of courses that help you develop the well-rounded skills and perspective that lay a foundation for lifelong learning and enduring career success. General Education courses will enrich your professional effectiveness as you improve your skills in writing, communication, critical thinking, principles and ethics, and diversity – abilities that employers across all industries value in graduates. Professional Core courses are designed to support and expand the knowledge you acquire in your major area. The Major Area coursework is not only comprehensive and immediately applicable, but can also serve as the bedrock for many graduate programs.
PRogram Outcomes • Understand how to recognize and articulate facts, concepts, and procedures related to healthcare management theories and practices • Evaluate the effectiveness of the plans, development, and implementation of healthcare management solutions • Plan, design, and create solutions to address and solve societal, cultural, and environmental healthcare issues
Decision Making & Problem Solving
Principles of Management
Healthcare Financial Management I
Legal Aspects of Healthcare Management
Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Management
Healthcare Management Capstone
Major Area Electives
Consult the Academic Bulletin for complete information on degree requirements.
Why choose Franklin University? Fully accredited and nonprofit, Franklin University has offered programs designed especially for adult learners for more than 100 years. Today, more than 11,000 students from across the country and around the world choose Franklin each year.
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Each major is designed with the input of industry experts to ensure you gain relevant knowledge. Our students and graduates are known for bringing fresh thinking to the workplace. In fact, in the last year alone, 1/3 of our students earned job promotions prior to graduating. What’s more, thousands of our students and graduates are employed by the nation’s top Fortune 100 companies.
With highly competitive tuition rates that are below the national average, Franklin helps you invest in your future by keeping your education affordable. We also offer tuition assistance and payment options to fit your needs. In fact, in 2009 alone, Franklin students received more than $15 million in scholarships and grants.
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Community and technical college students can finish a bachelor’s degree faster by transferring up to 84 semester hours or 126 quarter hours into Franklin University. With such a seamless transfer process, it’s easy to see why 90% of Franklin students transfer credits from other schools.
If you’re like most Franklin students, you want an education that works around your schedule and offers different learning options. That’s why our courses are offered in 6-, 12-, and 15-week schedules and can be taken on campus at numerous locations, online, or a combination of both.
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