Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Healthcare Management, Bachelor of Science, Gardner-Webb Online

COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT 36
HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT HOURS 21
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM HOURS  3-6 
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 60-63
PRESCRIBED COURSES ATTAINABLE IN GEN ED: MTH 105

Hours may vary depending on transfer credit awarded.

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Healthcare Management, offered through Gardner-Webb’s Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management, provides a fully-accredited baccalaureate degree for those wishing to pursue a career in Healthcare Management. Healthcare Management is designed to prepare individuals who have a health-related and/or business education background to assume positions in healthcare management and to recognize and to respond to the emerging health needs of a changing society.

Student Learning Outcomes

To accomplish the mission of the Godbold School of Business in individual courses within the Online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program, students completing a course in Healthcare Management will be able to:

  1. Adapt themselves in entry-level professional career positions in business, government, and other areas of human endeavor where organizational, managerial, and analytical skills in healthcare management are vital for success;
  2. Learn new managerial skills in healthcare management that require knowledge of computerized technology applications in business; and
  3. Respond to changes in healthcare management in a dynamic, global marketplace and demonstrate high Christian ethical standards in their place of work.

Program Requirements (60-63 hours)

Common Professional Component (36 hours)

ACC 213Accounting Principles I

3

ACC 214Accounting Principles II

3

BAD 300Legal Environment of Business

3

BAD 304Applied Business Statistics

3

BAD 305Introduction to Management Science

3

FIN 312Financial Management

3

MKT 300Principles of Marketing

3

BAD 360International Business

3

BAD 480Business Strategy

3

CIS 300Management Information Systems

3

ECO 204Principles of Economics II

3

MGT 316Principles of Management

3

Healthcare Management Hours (21 hours)

HMG 200Introduction to Healthcare Management

3

HMG 303Economics, Budgeting, and Finance In Healthcare

3

HMG 310Diversity and Culture in Healthcare Management

3

HMG 315Healthcare Quality Seminar

3

HMG 400Introduction to International Health

3

HMG 410Healthcare Law and Ethics

3

Choose one of the following.
MGT 400Human Resource Management

3

MGT 403Human Behavior in Organizations

3

MGT 450Leadership

3

Additional Hours Required (3-6 hours)

ECO 203Principles of Economics I (Economics and the Free Market System)

3

MTH 100Basic Mathematical Skills

3

MTH 100 or college math transfer course is required for any student without college algebra. If student transfers in MTH 105, this requirement is waived.

Total Credit Hours: 60-63

As with all Online Undergraduate Program majors, approximately half of the Healthcare Management track consists of our General Education curriculum (see General Education Requirements). A student must complete at least one-half of the major at Gardner-Webb. A grade of “C” or better is required in prescribed General Education courses and all courses required for the program.