Healthcare Management

Healthcare management is a growing field that is undergoing significant change. The career path is quite diverse due to the rapidly evolving industry. Technology has exploded in the last 10 years producing new options for treatment. This has led to growth in the management sector of the healthcare industry.  Hospitals have grown to include a long list of specialized services. Other areas of growth include: health management organizations, home health agencies, physician practices, care centers, long-term care facilities, The Department of Health & Human Resources, and insurance agencies.

The graduates of the Healthcare Management program are prepared to become industry leaders in the diverse area of healthcare management. This program offers an excellent foundation for the student wishing to pursue a baccalaureate or master’s degree in the future.

How to Apply

  • Apply for admission to BridgeValley
  • Have an official high school and/or college transcript sent to BridgeValley
  • Choose Healthcare Management as your designated curriculum
  • Complete required general education and pre-requisite courses

Courses

First Semester
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
ALHL 102
BUSN 106
Introduction to Healthcare OR
Introduction to Business
3
MGMT 151 Supervisory Management 3
HMGT 105 Foundations of Health Care Management 3
MATH 130 College Algebra 3
  Semester Total 15
Second Semester
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
ATEC 115 Fundamentals of Business Computers Apps 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HMGT 205 Ethical/Legal Aspects of HC Management 3
HMGT 120 Computer Apps in Healthcare Organizations 1
  Semester Total 16
Third Semester
MRKT 205 Fundamentals of Marketing 3
ACCT 215 Financial Accounting 3
HMGT 210 Quality and Patient Safety in HC 3
BIOL 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
MGMT 202 Principles of Management 3
  Semester Total 16
Fourth Semester  
MGMT 255 Small Business Management 3
ACCT 216 Managerial Accounting 3
BUSN 201 Business Law 3
HMGT 215 Management of Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
BUSN 298 Business Studies Seminar 1
  Semester Total 13

Contact

Liesa Kyer, MSN, MHA
Chair
Healthcare Management and Human Services

2001 Union Carbide Dr
South Charleston, WV 25303
Liesa.Kyer@bridgevalley.edu
Phone: 304.205.6651