Healthcare Services Management

Hiram College's strong liberal arts curriculum provides an excellent context for the healthcare services management major. The program combines the methodological approach in the required math and science courses with the theoretical and practical approaches in the required communication, psychology and management courses. As today's medical technologies become more complex and demanding, so do the larger ethical, humanistic issues that permeate healthcare professionals’ day-to-day practice.

Health services administration professionals need strong interpersonal as well as managerial skills to remain competitive in their healthcare careers. In addition to the required courses, sufficient elective course work is available each term for each student to tailor the program to his/her own career goals as well as personal and cultural enrichment. These elective courses include literature and medicine, medical ethics, literature and aging, and healthcare financial management.

Our bachelor’s degree in healthcare management is designed for working adults, with weekend and online course options that allow students to study when it’s convenient for them.

Whether you live in Northeast Ohio or beyond, we can help you advance your career in the healthcare services management field.

Requirements

The major is designed for certified/registered professionals in healthcare fields who are graduates of two-year accredited training programs and have passed a national registry examination for:

  • Registered nurse
  • Nuclear medicine technologist
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Radiation technologist
  • Physician assistant
  • Cardiac perfusionist

These professionals are granted forty-five (45) semester hours toward the healthcare services management major.

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