Bachelor in Health Policy in North America

Best Bachelor Degrees in Health Policy in North America 2017

Health Policy

The United States of America is a large country in Northern America, often known as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". It also gathers over 310 million people which is the world's third largest population. It includes densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas at the same time.

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Bachelor of Health Services

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Evansville

The U.S. health care system changes quickly, and you can stay ahead of the curve by completing a bachelor's degree in health services at USI. Employment in the medical field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the industry continues to expand and diversify. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Health Policy in North America 2017. Many rich and varied opportunities are available to you in the health care industry—especially at USI. The U.S. health care system changes quickly, and you can stay ahead of the curve by completing a bachelor's degree in health services at USI. Employment in the medical field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the industry continues to expand and diversify. Graduates of our health services program have an outstanding job placement record and an almost perfect acceptance rate to graduate school. No other undergraduate health care degree program in Indiana has an equivalent track record of career outcomes. Our students gain a broad understanding of the healthcare system through the exploration of topics and issues that influence the health of the community and the individuals themselves. In addition, no other Indiana health care program for undergraduates can match USI's combination of hands-on faculty, research opportunities, practical experience and career-oriented specialization. The health services program at USI offers a superb academic experience that will prepare students for the complex roles they will perform in formulating the future of health care in the United States. Unique opportunities give you an edge in the health care job market. USI's Bachelor of Health Services degree offers unique opportunities that help you compete successfully for health care jobs and graduate school admissions. Our health services degree covers advanced subject matter and enables you to: Take healthcare courses from knowledgeable faculty who have years of experience in the healthcare industry. Attend small health care classes that ensure abundant face-to-face instruction. Participate in professional internships that provide valuable health care workplace experience and increase your knowledge base. Participate in research projects as an undergraduate, working directly with faculty researchers. Develop strong critical thinking, communication and writing skills. The health services program at USI offers a broad generalist option, as well as five career-oriented specialties: Gerontology Long-term care Health administration Health promotion and worksite wellness Public health Additionally, those students who already hold an active clinical license will be able to advance their healthcare career with a health sciences bachelor's degree. Majors Health Services Generalist Gerontology Health Administration Health Promotion and Worksite Wellness Long-Term Care Administration Public Health Dental Hygiene Food and Nutrition Dietetics Food Service Management Nutrition and Wellness Nursing Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Clinical Education Diagnostic Medical Sonography Management MRI and CT Respiratory Therapy Programme description [-]

Bachelor in Health Studies

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

UCM's Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology develops successful professionals by instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle. [+]

UCM's Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology develops successful professionals by instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle. Why Choose Health Studies at UCM? Employment of physical therapists is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2009 to 2016, much faster than the average for all occupations. UCM's has a human performance laboratory, which serves as a student-centered research and learning center. The performance lab offers hands-on learning; students have the opportunity to train on more than 25 state-of-the-art pieces of equipment in a newly renovated lab facility. What will I study? If you have a passion for health care, but are not interested in clinicals or careers at the nursing or physician level, health studies may be a good option for you. An increased public awareness about personal and social impact of health-related issues has influenced an increase in health studies positions. Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy students will be prepared to meet prerequisites for professional schooling in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy. Courses include: Foundations of Physiology Human Diseases Physical Activity and Special Populations Therapeutic Modalities Related areas of concentration: Community Health What can I do with a degree in Health Studies? Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Physician's Assistant Chiropractic Medicine How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects. In Health Studies, there is the opportunity to get involved in: Athletic Training Student Association The Physical Education Club Student Dietetic Association [-]

Bachelor of Commerce Healthcare Management

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Toronto

The Healthcare Management degree program prepares students for a career within the rapidly expanding healthcare industry. Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce - Healthcare Management degree program gives you a comprehensive grounding in both general business knowledge and specialized skills in healthcare management. [+]

Top Bachelor Degrees in Health Policy in North America 2017. Healthcare Management At Its Very Best The Healthcare Management degree program prepares students for a career within the rapidly expanding healthcare industry. Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce - Healthcare Management degree program gives you a comprehensive grounding in both general business knowledge and specialized skills in healthcare management. The first two years of the program will develop foundational knowledge in such areas as organizational behaviour, law, economics, finance and accounting, marketing, and operations. The last two years of the program will focus on the Canadian healthcare system and the specialized knowledge required to effectively respond to today's complex healthcare environment. The program will be of interest to students who wish to move into entry-level administrative or management positions in the health sector or who are interested in analytical jobs in health policy. Our program features project work that is linked to industry, professional work experience, and project work that links applied and academic fields. What You Will Learn The first two years of this program will develop business foundational knowledge while the last two years of the program will focus on the Canadian healthcare system and the specialized knowledge required to effectively respond to today’s complex healthcare environment. The program will be of interest to students who wish to move into entry-level administrative or management positions in the health sector or who are interested in analytical jobs in health policy. Common Platform Years 1 and 2 This program is one of eleven Bachelor of Commerce degrees built on a common two year platform of business studies that gives students the time to decide their specialty. In years one and two, students learn the fundamentals of business, including accounting, business law, information systems, e-commerce, financial management, HR management and marketing. At the end of year two, students make their decision and spend their final two years specializing in their chosen business field. See all degrees on the common platform > Curriculum Highlights (Specialization Years 3 and 4) Healthcare Management: Data & Analysis Healthcare Management: Population Health Health Economics Healthcare Financial Management Healthcare Strategy: Organizations Healthcare Management: Policy Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation Work Placement This four-year baccalaureate degree consists of eight academic semesters and one 14-week/490 hours work placement. Admission Requirements To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent Grade 12 Mathematics (MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) minimum 60 per cent (Students who do not possess Grade 12U Mathematics or who have achieved a grade below 60 per cent may be considered for admission. Students will be required to complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Humber. Additional course fees will apply.) Four Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent or Mature student status or College or university transfer status All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy. Selection : Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. [-]