Bachelor Degree in Health Systems in North America

Top Bachelor Degrees in Health Systems in North America 2017

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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. [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Health Systems 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 in Public Health

Saint Francis University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Loretto

Saint Francis offers a public health degree embedded in the liberal arts tradition, emphasizing personal and professional ethics, and based upon the University’s nationally-recognized Franciscan mission. [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Health Systems in North America 2017. It’s Contagious; Spread the Word! With the movement to improve the health of our nation and healthcare system, it is an exciting time to consider a degree in public health. Saint Francis offers a public health degree embedded in the liberal arts tradition, emphasizing personal and professional ethics, and based upon the University’s nationally-recognized Franciscan mission. In addition, Saint Francis offers a multitude of tracks, allowing students to specialize their public health degree and receive either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts. Welcome to the diverse and rewarding world of public health! Whether your interests are already focused in public health or you only know that you want a career where you can help people and impact health, public health is worth a second look. What is Public Health? Public Health begins with an undergraduate degree that prepares you to work with people to improve health, prevent disease and make a difference in their lives. It is a fast growing field with a wide variety of entry level jobs locally, nationally, and globally. What will I learn to do? You will learn to understand how people make decisions about their health and using that knowledge, you can support them in making healthy changes. You can also help people navigate the complex health system, answer questions about health insurances, design health programs, manage projects, and interpret and translate scientific information for the public. You will become an expert in identifying valid health data and effective programs, compiling and writing grants, making complex decisions, solving health-puzzles, and creating health education and marketing materials like movies, flyers, posters and more. Where can I get a job after graduation? Many organizations hire public health professionals, such as government organizations, universities, hospitals, doctor's offices, nonprofit organizations, or schools. As a public health professional, some of the many areas you can work in include maternal and child health, disaster response and preparedness, infectious disease investigation, research, environmental health, workplace safety, child abuse awareness and reduction, community health, etc. What if I already have a major? That’s great you already have a career path, but you may want to explore how a public health minor can set you apart from the competition. If your major is in another health science field, you may only need a few extra classes for the minor. If your major is in a program outside of health science, just five classes will give you a public health minor. Interested in pre-professional? A Bachelor of Science in Public Health will give you an edge for applying to advanced education: "Medical schools are increasingly receptive to a wider range of undergraduate education. In fact, they are encouraging courses in behavioral and social sciences, including public health and epidemiology." Source: Riegelman R., Kirkwood, B. (2015) Public Health 101, Second edition. J&B Learning. p. 183. Our Publich Health Program provides students with: A full semester of field experiences within diverse organizations; Highly qualified public health faculty, representing a broad range of public health specialties; Individualized academic advising for focused career guidance; Small class sizes which allow for personal attention and support; and Opportunities for research. [-]

Bachelor Pharmaceutical Business

Ohio Northern University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Columbus

With this major, you’ll split your time between health science courses in the Getty College of Arts & Sciences, courses delivered by the Raabe College of Pharmacy, and business courses in the Dicke College of Business Administration. You’ll choose from five areas of concentration: accounting, business analytics, human resource management, manufacturing management and marketing. [+]

THERE’S A WHOLE SCIENCE BEHIND THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH CARE With this major, you’ll split your time between health science courses in the Getty College of Arts & Sciences, courses delivered by the Raabe College of Pharmacy, and business courses in the Dicke College of Business Administration. You’ll choose from five areas of concentration: accounting, business analytics, human resource management, manufacturing management and marketing. With our small class sizes, you’ll get to know your professors, and they will get to know you. In fact, you’ll be assigned a faculty advisor who will mentor you from day one until graduation. You’ll also interact with and learn from business leaders, entrepreneurs and ONU alumni who’ve forged amazing careers in the biotechnology, health care and pharmaceutical fields. All of these people will open doors for you. Your pharmaceutical business education will blend rigorous coursework with real-world learning. You’ll work with actual companies to solve problems and devise strategies. You’ll hone skills in leadership, teamwork, creativity and entrepreneurship. After graduation, you’ll possess a rare blend of skills – expertise in the health sciences and business – that are sure to get you noticed by companies in fast-growing health care industries. OPPORTUNITY ABOUNDS HEALTH CARE BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS CLUB Health Care Business Professionals Club (HBPC), is open to any student on campus who wants a better understanding of the health care industry (with an emphasis on the pharmaceutical industry) and its impact on our society. The group’s main purpose is to provide networking and learning opportunities for students interested in working in the health care field. Although not affiliated with a national organization, HBPC members create signature activities on ONU’s campus. Each winter, the club gathers donations and toys to make Christmas a little brighter for sick children at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima, Ohio. And in the spring, the club hosts Polar RX, a prescription drug-abuse awareness event. INTERNSHIPS Your internship gives you a chance to work in the field and build your résumé. We connect you with an internship that matches your interests and career aspirations. While many students intern in Ohio, others choose to complete an internship in another state or even internationally. Most internships are paid, and many result in offers of full-time employment upon graduation. THINK SUCCESS MAEGAN SCHNARRE BSBA WITH A MAJOR IN PHARMACEUTICAL BUSINESS WITH MARKETING CONCENTRATION ’13 “MY ONU EDUCATION HAS BEEN A GREAT ADVANTAGE TO ME DURING MY FIRST FEW YEARS AT CARDINAL HEALTH. NOT ONLY DO I HAVE THE MARKETING BACKGROUND, WHICH IS WHAT MY ROLE REQUIRES, BUT I ALSO HAVE HEALTH CARE KNOWLEDGE AND THE PASSION THAT MAKES COMING TO WORK HERE EVERY DAY SUCH AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE. THE PHARMACEUTICAL BUSINESS MAJOR HAS DEFINITELY GIVEN ME AN EDGE IN MY CAREER – TO THE POINT THAT I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO CARDINAL HEALTH’S EMERGE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR HIGH-PERFORMING ENTRY-LEVEL EMPLOYEES. BECAUSE OF ONU, I HAVE A VERY BRIGHT FUTURE IN THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH CARE.” Maegan Schnarre graduated from ONU in 2013 with a pharmaceutical business degree and a concentration in marketing. Today, she’s a senior marketing specialist for Cardinal Health, implementing marketing programs and building and maintaining customized websites for independent retail pharmacies. She was offered her position at Cardinal after completing a full-year internship at the company, which was arranged through ONU’s internship program. OUTCOMES AND COURSES SOLID OUTCOMES 100 percent placement rate for pharmaceutical business students in internships. ONU students land coveted spots at companies like Abbott Laboratories, Cardinal Health, Ortho-Helix and Express Scripts. Our students consistently score in the 90th percentile on the Education Testing Services business exams. In the last five years, an average of 95 percent of our pharmaceutical business students were in full-time careers or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. COURSES You’ll need 120 credit hours to earn a BSBA with a major in pharmaceutical business. We encourage you to use your elective hours to pursue courses or a minor that will make you more attractive to potential employers. As a pharmaceutical business major, your business foundation and concentration courses will be complimented by: Principles and Concepts in Human Biology Anatomy and Physiology Chemistry for the Health Sciences Introduction to the Health Care System 1 and 2 Intro to Health Sciences for Business Professionals Health Care Economics, Finance, and Regulation 1 and 2 [-]

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. [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Health Systems 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. [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare and Technology Management

Bellevue College
Campus September 2017 USA Bellevue

The bachelor of applied science in Healthcare Technology and Management with a concentration in Healthcare Information Technology (BAS) is a career-oriented bachelor degree program designed to prepare individuals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system, information technology knowledge and skills, and supervisory or management skills. [+]

The bachelor of applied science in Healthcare Technology and Management with a concentration in Healthcare Information Technology (BAS) is a career-oriented bachelor degree program designed to prepare individuals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system, information technology knowledge and skills, and supervisory or management skills. The degree program is designed for individuals with IT and/or healthcare preparation and experience. The first 90 credits of the degree are fulfilled by entrance prerequisites. The second half of the degree program offers a professionally relevant curriculum that helps students achieve their goals. Concentrations: Healthcare Information Technology — designed to prepare individuals to successfully compete for jobs that require knowledge of the healthcare system, information technology knowledge and skills, and supervisory or management skills. Healthcare Management — developed specifically to meet the career advancement needs of individuals with business and/or healthcare preparation and experience. [-]