Bachelor of Science in Health Studies with Healthcare Management/Marketing Concentration (BS)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Department of Health Studies strives to produce highly competent, ethical, caring health professionals who can affect change for the better in the healthcare industry.  The Bachelor of Science in Health Studies with a concentration in Healthcare Management/Marketing prepares students for mid-level managerial employment in healthcare.  The 120 hour degree requirement can be accelerated with 4 and 8-week class options. The online accelerated method provides limited disruption to a student's life while maintaining efficient, high quality education.  To further accelerate your progress, you can take advantage of any of the prior learning assessment options. During the program, students enroll in practicum classes for on-the-job experience that can lead to employment after graduation.

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 16 percent from 2008 to 2018.  The healthcare industry will continue to expand and diversify, requiring managers to help ensure smooth business operations.  Typical occupations within the field include researcher for Healthcare Industry, Business Analyst for Healthcare Facility, Community Health Educator, Health Diagnostic and Teaching Practitioner, Healthcare Support Worker, Grant Writer for Healthcare Organization, Marketing Director for Home Health or Healthcare Organization, and Medical Sales.

SAMPLE CLASSES
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Health Studies must earn 120 credit hours by taking courses such as:  Biology, Healthcare Law, Management, Marketing, First Aid and CPR, and Psychology.  The interactive course requirements on Flightpath.

CALL SCHOOL - University of Louisiana at Monroe
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational public university in Monroe, Louisiana.  The ULM CALL program is designed to enable adult learners to utilize the convenience and flexibility of online learning to earn a college degree.  The opportunity to accelerate the process is offered through non-traditional course schedules of 4 and 8-week sessions and through learning assessment tools such as challenge tests, CLEP tests, military experience, and portfolios demonstrating college level learning from work or life experiences.

CONTACT INFO
For admissions information, contact the ULM CALL Center by email at call@ulm.edu or onlinedegrees@ulm.edu

Call Toll Free: 1-877-ULM-6654 or phone 318-342-3347

Visit our CALL site at http://www.ulm.edu/onlinedegrees/call.html


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Diane Moore, BPCC Student