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Bachelor's DegreeBusiness Administration: Major in Healthcare Management

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Healthcare Administration Degree Program from Westwood CollegeFor a healthcare facility to run smoothly, it's important for its daily operations to run effectively. With a career in healthcare management you'll be responsible for many of these operations. You'll ensure quality customer service, supervise staff and manage the clinical organization's financial and business information. A Westwood degree in business administration: major in healthcare management will provide you with the skills necessary to start your career.

Program features include:

  • courses in assisted living and care for the elderly — one of the fastest growing sectors in healthcare
  • a public health and disease course that presents current event topics in healthcare administration
  • business courses outside of healthcare management to provide you with a strong business background
  • a capstone course to demonstrate healthcare management skills to potential employers

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  • Course Info

    A business administration: major in healthcare management degree opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:

    • Introduction to Healthcare
    • Health Information Systems
    • Healthcare Delivery and Financing
    • Law and Compliance in Healthcare
    • Essentials of Project Management
    • Introduction to Long-term and Elderly Care

    Course breakdown

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    Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate proficiency with software applications common in business
    • Illustrate how ethical issues influence behavior in a business environment
    • Explain the structure of the healthcare system in the United States and key stakeholders
    • Interpret healthcare laws and policies and their impact on healthcare costs and level of care
    • Describe the management practices used for planning, organizing, and controlling operations in an organization
    • Discuss how the basic business functions of accounting, finance, human resources, operations, and marketing are interconnected

    Locations offering this degree:*

    California
    Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
    Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
    Los Angeles Campus - Los Angeles, CA
    South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

    Georgia
    Atlanta Midtown Campus - Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

    Illinois
    DuPage Campus - Woodridge, IL
    Chicago Loop Campus - Chicago, IL
    O'Hare Airport Campus - Chicago, IL
    River Oaks Campus - Calumet City, IL

    Virginia
    Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA
    Arlington Ballston Campus - Arlington, VA

    *Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus of interest for current program offerings.

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    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Careers

    Where could your Business Administration: Major in Healthcare Management degree take you?

    Our business administration: major in healthcare management program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in healthcare management. Our faculty of professionals with experience in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you’ll use in your career. Take a look at a few of the career fields that may be available to graduates with a bachelor’s degree in business administration: major in healthcare management from Westwood College:*

    • Health information systems
    • Health services management
    • Medical services management


    *Graduates without experience in the field will likely start in entry-level positions. Westwood College does not guarantee employment or salary.  Please refer to westwood.edu/disclosures for important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as information about median loan debt and potential occupations from the Department of Education. Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable test/exams.

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    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Business Administration: Major in Healthcare Management graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Atlantic Memorial Healthcare
    • Bank of America
    • Brookdale Senior Living
    • DeKalb Medical
    • Dental Group of Arcadia
    • Emory Healthcare
    • LifeWatch
    • Rush University Medical Center
    • Resurrection Healthcare

    Westwood College tracks the initial employers of its graduates for accreditation purposes. This list represents a partial list of employers of graduates from this program, drawn from across the Westwood campus system, and contains employers of Westwood College graduates from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. It is not intended to represent an endorsement of Westwood College by the listed employers.

    Comprehensive employment information for graduates from each campus is available.
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  • Graduate Outcomes

    For important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as median loan debt and potential occupations listed by the Department of Education, select the link below related to the campus in which you are interested.

    For recently-added programs where there are no graduates yet, not all data is available  Additional information from those programs will be included in future releases. Data is included for any of the listed campuses where the program was taught.

    The list of SOC codes is based on Department of Education standards. Actual entry-level jobs for graduates in each program may vary. Job codes were pulled from IPEDS CIP-SOC crosswalk as of November 30, 2013. While the Department of Education requires all job titles to be listed, Westwood College has not found that our programs prepare graduates for all job titles listed.