Healthcare Management Program

Division of Allied Health and Professions

DEGREE LEVELS


The healthcare sector is rapidly expanding and creates new opportunities in health care management for individuals with the right leadership skills. A Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Healthcare Management from Trocaire College can provide you with core knowledge, skills and abilities for effective management and leadership in the dynamic environment of healthcare. As a program graduate you will think comprehensively and strategically about healthcare trends so you can lead innovation in the field.

Our curriculum is designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars and includes courses in Healthcare Management, Leadership, Strategic Planning and Quantitative Analysis. You’ll apply theory to practice and use your knowledge and experience from allied health to advance on the job right away.

BPS – Healthcare Management
Time of Program:  Variable; Program is online with in-class options
Mode of Delivery:  Online

PROGRAM STATISTICS

Employment of Medical and Health Services Managers is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, resulting in about 71,600 new jobs.

The median annual wage for Medical and Service Manager occupations was $99,730 in 2018.

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Program Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • This BPS in Healthcare Management Degree program is an upper division, completion program.
  • Applicants must hold an Associates Degree in an Allied Health field from an accredited institution. See Table 1 here: http://www.asahp.org/what-is for a list of Allied Health Professions. Graduates with a degree or sufficient credit hours not listed will be considered on a case by case basis, with consideration given to professional experience in addition to their academic portfolio.
  • Applicants who have graduated from a program that is not accredited but is approved and registered with the US Department of Education, may also be eligible for admission.
  • Applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in their prior program and must have earned a minimum grade of “C” in all healthcare related courses. Special consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet these criteria as evidenced by their most recent academic performance and/or professional experience.

Minimum Degree Requirements:

  • The BPS in Healthcare Management program requires a total of 120 academic credits for completion.
    • Sixty (60) or more of these credits may come from an Associate Degree in Allied Health, Nursing, or other approved degree and transfer credit.
    • The sixty (60) credits represented in the upper division portion of the BPS will typically consist of the following:
      • Twenty-seven (27) credits of Major coursework
      • Nine (9) credits of required Liberal Arts for the major
      • A total of an additional twenty-four (24) credit hours of Elective and/or Liberal Arts coursework including sufficient Liberal Arts credit to reach a minimum of thirty (30) credits of Liberal Arts overall
      • Candidates may transfer a total of up to ninety (90) credits

Students must complete a total of at least 120 semester hours and maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.0

Once a student satisfies the requirement for 30 credits of Liberal Arts, they may apply any credit to satisfy the remaining elective credit requirement.

Graduation Requirements:

  • Diversity and Teambuilding
    3
  • Advanced Medical Terminology
    3
  • Management Principles for Health Professionals
    3
  • Liberal Arts Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    3

Semester 1

15

  • Critical Management Communications
    3
  • Topics in Bioethics
    3
  • Organizational Psychology
    3
  • Liberal Arts Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    3

Semester 2

15

Semester 3

15

Semester 4

15