The purpose of the bachelor of science degree in Health Sciences is to allow students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a track that complements their degree. The Psychology curriculum is designed to give students a knowledge base of theory, research, and practice in psychological sciences.
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is to educate students through a cross-disciplinary curriculum that will serve as the foundation for further academic pursuits or career advancement.
Students will take courses ranging from writing for science research to business statistics to theological bioethics. Health service administration students will encounter a diverse range of subject matter that will enrich their learning experience and prepare them to meet and exceed the expectations of the healthcare industry.
Graduates will enter the workforce with skills in management, communication and community service, with additional competencies in health science research and the ability to serve the population in an ethical, responsible manner.
[Accordion] H3: What can I do with a health service administration bachelor’s degree?
The healthcare administration field is wide-reaching, offering careers in many different fields and settings. Some health service administration graduates may pursue a career working hands-on with people, while others may choose a career path focused on data and analysis.
Healthcare administration students may work in offices, hospitals, nursing homes or group medical practices and often serve a clinical administrative or service role. Careers include:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that careers in medical and healthcare management will increase by 28% over the next ten years, which means that there will be ample opportunities for students to find employment after graduation. In addition, the BLS reports that the median annual salary for healthcare management professionals is $101,340 per year.
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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
|60 credit hours from coursework earned toward an eligible Associate degree program||60|
|25 credit hours of shared core courses||0|
|THEO 1310 - Introduction to Theology||3|
|MATH 2315 - General Statistics||3|
|WRIT 2315 - Introduction to Professional Communication or WRIT 3335 - Technical Writing or WRIT 4315 - Writing for Science and Research||3|
|HADM 3340 - Healthcare Systems and Trends||3|
|MGMT 3305 - Principles in Management||3|
|HESC 3310 - Educating in the School of Health Professions||3|
|BIOL 3305 - Introduction to Scientific Research||3|
|PHIL 2320 - Ethical Issues in Health Care or THEO 3345 - Theological Bioethics||3|
|ACSM 4110 - Senior Seminar||1|
|15 credit hours in 3000 and 4000 level PSYC coursework||15|
|15 credit hours of approved 3000 and 4000 level courses outside of the area of concentration (With advisor approval, based on intended field of work or other academic interests.)||15|
|5 or more credit hours in general electives, including 4 credit hours in a combination lecture/lab (may be from Associate degree or previously completed coursework)||5|
|Curriculum Credit Hours||120|