Health Administration Certificate (OCE Only)
The program is offered only through Online and Continuing Education (OCE).
Linfield’s Health Administration certificate is an ideal program for those students who want a deeper and more current understanding of the basic and pervasive changes that are transforming health and reforming health systems in the US and globally. Pre-med, nursing, business, psychology, information sciences, and other health sciences students increasingly need and benefit from a broader and deeper understanding of how public health and health systems work, as well as which directions they are headed. Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as ObamaCare) is changing the focus, the financial incentives, and the required core competencies and skills necessary to lead and manage people and projects, and improve quality outcomes. The Health Administration certificate responds to these 21st Century challenges with a curriculum and set of experiences that are now critical for key health care staff and management.
|HSCI 250||INTRO TO PUBLIC & COMMUNITY HEALTH||3|
|HSCI 320||HEALTH & SOCIAL POLICY||3|
|HSCI 410||HEALTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THEORY||3|
|HSCI 420||HEALTH ADMINISTRATION||3|
|BNSS 250||CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS (or Business Core if student is a Business major)||4|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS|
|BUSINESS LAW I|
|RN-BSN PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN HEALTH CARE|
This is also offered as a minor.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program students should be able to:
- Identify the structure and role of delivery systems within the health care industry, with emphasis on the Affordable Care Act.
- Recognize business and organizational skills to effectively manage health components of care systems.
- Examine the need for flexibility to adapt to changing policies, economics or social realities in the field.