Healthcare Management Certificate Program


HMG 301 – Health Care Systems and Transcultural Healthcare

Credits: 3

This course introduces the student to the complex organizational dynamics and structures that dictate the interaction among major components of the U.S. Healthcare System.


HMG 303 – Healthcare Management and Leadership

Credits: 3

The student is provided a broad understanding of the management functions necessary to healthcare professionals. There is a focus on characteristics of effective leadership. Case studies are utilized to apply the principles learned.


HMG 311 – Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

Credits: 3

This course is designed to give students an understanding of the legal and ethical issues, including relationships between employers/employees, physicians/employees (nurses, radiographers, etc.), service providers/patients, patients/third party payers, etc. Case studies will be used to help students under- stand the difficult, yet integral, relationships between all involved in the delivery of healthcare services.


HMG 315 – Communications for Healthcare Services

Credits: 3

Examining the diversity of communication encounters that occur in healthcare systems, emphasis is on development of competencies and skills necessary to communicate effectively in professional situations.


HMG 316 – Healthcare Economics and Finance

Credits: 3

Provides an overview of the key factors affecting the economic and financial management of healthcare organizations in today’s environment. Provides the knowledge necessary for health service managers to apply financial management theory and principles to make decisions to promote the financial well being of the organization

Pre-Requisites: ECO 101, HMG 310


HMG 350 – Healthcare Administration and Resource Management

Credits: 3

Course introduces students to the management of human resources, with particular focus on resource decision making in healthcare environments.

Pre-Requisites: HMG 316



Healthcare Management Certificate Program
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