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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Care Leadership, BSHCL

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Major Requirements (Minimum 124 Cr.)

Public Health: 3 Cr.

Electives: 9 Cr.


* Grade of C- (1.700) or better required

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership/ Master of Health Administration 4+1 Degree (Minimum 124 Cr.)

During the junior year, students who have a 3.000 cumulative GPA, who have a 3.000 GPA in the required health care leadership courses, who have not earned grades of less than C in science courses and courses required for the health care leadership major, and who have completed the program of study through the junior year, will be invited to enroll in the 4+1 program.

Admission Requirements

Students who are admitted into the HCL/MHA 4+1 during their senior year will be admitted directly into the MHA program upon graduation from their HCL program assuming they continue to meet the progression requirements.


Requirements for progression include maintenance of a cumulative GPA of at least 3.000 average in all graduate level classes, and no grades of less than B- in any required graduate courses.

Health Care Leadership: 39 Cr.

Upper Level Theology: 3 Cr.

One of the following options:

Electives: 16 Cr.

Nine credits from the following guided elective options:

Six to seven open elective credits

Health Administration: 34 Cr.

  • HADM 520 - Financial Management Credits: 2
  • HADM 550 - Human Resource Management Credits: 2
  • HADM 602 - Managing and Analyzing Health Care Information Credits: 3
  • HADM 640 - Quality Health Care Management Credits: 3
  • HADM 650 - Leadership and Managing People Credits: 2
  • HADM 670 - Legal Issues in Health Care Credits: 3
  • HADM 671 - Ethical Issues in Health Care Credits: 3
  • HADM 685 - Practicum Credits: 3
  • HADM 686 - Internship Credits: 3

Two courses from the following core enhancement options: 5-6 Cr.

  • HADM 530 - Marketing and Promotion Credits: 2
  • HADM 662 - Health in the Community Credits: 3
  • HADM 664 - International Health and Health Care Organizations Credits: 3

Five to six graduate elective credits from business, health, information technology, professional writing, ethics, and other fields.: 5-6 Cr.

Degree Map

Credits: 124


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall: Semester 7

Total Credits: 15

Spring: Semester 8

Total Credits: 14

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