Major

Major

The healthcare management major takes students' experience in the clinical healthcare setting to the next level. Students will learn about leadership and management strategies.

Major Requirements

  • ACCT 2110: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2130: Managerial Accounting
  • COMM 3090: Communications in Organizations
  • MGMT 2400: Principles of Management
  • MGMT 3460: Managing in a Diverse Workforce
  • MGMT 4850: Senior Seminar in Healthcare Management
  • MKTG 2300: Introduction to Marketing (2 credits)
  • ECON 2900: Topics in Healthcare Economics
  • ISYS 2150: Information Systems and Technology in Organizations
  • OSOT 4500: Policy and Politics in Human Service Systems (2 credits)
  • PHIL 3400: Biomedical Ethics

Supporting Coursework

  • COMM 2020: Communication Dynamics in Interpersonal Relationships OR COMM 2090: Communication and Conflict in Groups and Teams
  • ECON 2250: Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business (or ECON 2200, PSYC 2050 or MATH 1080)
  • PSYC 1001: General Psychology OR SOCI 1000: Principles and Concepts of Sociology
  • CRST 2050: Foundations of Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity

* Denotes course fulfills liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

Note: Healthcare management majors can complete an economics minor with just three additional courses. ECON 2610: Principles of Microeconomics, ECON 2620: Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 3350: Money and Banking, and ECON 3500: Managerial Economics are recommended.

Entry into the healthcare management major requires an associate's degree in a clinical healthcare discipline.

Business portfolio

All majors are required to complete a business portfolio. The portfolio is the vehicle that enables you to integrate the life skills and knowledge you bring with you and the knowledge, skills and values learned within the courses and field experiences throughout the program. This portfolio allows you to validate your experiences at St. Catherine.

Writing requirement

Healthcare management majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing MGMT 4850: Senior Seminar in Healthcare Management. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman and CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice, and any other writing-intensive course in this or another department).