Program Requirements

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to:

  • Articulate how human physiology and diseases impact overall health and wellness
  • Acquire, organize, and employ resources committed to healthcare systems
  • Contribute to the innovative nature of healthcare systems
  • Apply healthcare leadership concepts and coordination of multidisciplinary teams in a variety of settings

Program plan

Foundations in Major (36 hours)
NUTR 206 Nutrition
BIOL 210 Biology of Diseases
BIOL 245 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 245L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
BIOL 246 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 246L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
BIOL 256 Microbiology for Allied Health
BIOL 256L Microbiology for Allied Health Lab
HSCL 310 Leadership in Healthcare Systems
ORGL 330 Budgeting for Nonfinancial Leaders
COMM 350 Organizational Communication
HSCL 350 Healthcare Policy, Law, and Ethics
ORGL 380 Applied Research Methods OR INFM 405 Research Methods and Project Planning Management
HSCL 498 Senior Capstone Experience

Specialization (9 hours)
Students will choose one course of study.
A. Communication
B. Health Informatics
C. Human Resources
D. Human Services
E. Organizational Leadership
F. Public Safety

Total major requirements: 45 hours
General education: 39 hours
Electives: 36 hours
Total degree requirements: 120 hours