1 School of Health Sciences Two degrees of success: BS in Health Care Management Combined BS in Health Care Management and MBA
2 Think how much further you could go into management or administration Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management if you had the right degree. (120 credits) Excelsior College now brings two degrees within your reach. Earn your Professional Component In this program, you prepare to meet the growing business demands of today s health care industry by developing your knowledge and skills in health care management. The curriculum introduces you to the fundamentals of business, allows you to explore health care management in depth, and includes other areas supportive of the manager s roles. Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management on its own or combine it with an MBA in a dual degree program. At Excelsior College, you apply the credits you ve already earned to Business Core give yourself a head start. Then you complete the remaining credits through learning model provides a flexible and affordable path to earning your degree while you continue to work. Written English Humanities Business Ethics (UL) Social Sciences Microeconomics Macroeconomics Natural Sciences/Math Statistics Principles of Management Research (UL) Human Resources Management Marketing Total Business Core Credits 15 HSC 01 Foundations of Health Care Management (UL) HSC 05 Critical Issues in Health Care Management (UL) HSC 10 Writing and Communication for the Health Professions (UL) HSC 0 The Legal & Regulatory Environment of Health Care (UL) HSC 404 Organizational Behavior and Theory in Health Care (UL) HSC 414 Budget and Finance in Health Care Organizations (UL) HSC 450 Economics of Health Care (UL) Arts & Sciences 27 HSC 470 Health Care Management Capstone Total Arts and Sciences Component Credits 0 Total Health Care Management Core Credits 24 Business or Health Care Additional Credit Component HSC 112 Medical Terminology Information Literacy Health Care Management Core Arts and Sciences Component our courses and exams. Our distance Accounting Total Elective Credits 1 Other college-level credit 11 Total Additional Component Credits 15 Total Professional Component Credits (UL) = Upper Level Course 45
3 Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management Master of Business Administration (147 credits) Earn a combined BS in Health Care Management and MBA with fewer credits than if you earned the degrees separately, saving you time and money. Here s how it works: Earn credits toward your BS in Health Care Management. Take three graduate-level bridge courses that apply to both degrees. Complete just 27 more graduate-level credits and graduate with two degrees. Arts and Sciences Component Written English Humanities Business Ethics (UL) (F) Social Sciences Microeconomics Macroeconomics Natural Sciences/Math Statistics Quantitative Analysis (UL) (F) Arts & Sciences 27 Total Arts and Sciences Component Credits 0 Professional Component Business Core Accounting Principles of Management Research (UL) Human Resources Management Marketing Total Business Core Credits 15 Health Care Management Core HSC 01 Foundations of Health Care Management HSC 05 Critical Issues in Health Care Management (UL) HSC 0 The Legal & Regulatory Environment of Health Care Bridge Component (MBA requirements; credits apply toward the BS) BUS 501 Business Communications BUS 502 Global Business Environment BUS 50 Finance, UL Undergraduate (F) OR BUS 505 Finance, Graduate (F) Total Bridge Component Credits 9 Graduate status is achieved Additional Credit Component Medical Terminology Information Literacy 1 HSC 404 Organizational Behavior and Theory in Health Care (UL) (F) HSC 450 Economics of Health Care (UL) Total Health Care Management Core Credits 15 Graduate Course Component BUS 500 Accounting for Managers Other college-level credit 11 Total Additional Component Credits 15 (F) = One of five foundation courses required for the MBA (UL) = Upper Level Course Business or Health Care (Must include credits in UL marketing if marketing above is LL) (F) Total Elective Credits Total Professional Component Credits BUS 504 Human Resources Management BUS 520 Operations Management BUS 522 Leadership OR BUS 554 Change Management BUS 570 HINF 522 Information Technology OR Informatics and the Health Care Delivery Systems 9 (LL) = Lower Level Course BUS 511 Strategy and Policy Total Graduate Credits 27
4 Everything you need to succeed. Through Excelsior College, you ll have the support and resources to finish your degrees: Academic Advisors When you enroll, you will have access to academic advisors who are there to assist you through your program. MyExcelsior Community* This online community is a great place for finding study groups and partners, discussing course topics, prepping for exams, and more. Excelsior College Library Available in collaboration with the Sheridan Libraries of The Johns Hopkins University, the library provides access to millions of current and authoritative resources, as well as dedicated staff librarians. Great service! They were extremely friendly and responsive whenever I called. The instructors were very attentive, and I especially appreciated their level of knowledge Christina Moraes 2010 Excelsior College Graduate A world leader in distance education. Since 1971, Excelsior College has helped more than 1,000 graduates achieve their dreams with accredited distance learning programs in many areas, including nursing and health sciences. We accept credits from a wide range of sources: Distance learning courses from Excelsior College Excelsior College Examinations (ECEs) and other regionally accredited institutions ECEs are among the most affordable ways to earn college credit. You can earn three or more credits for each exam and use our practice exams to prepare for success. MyExcelsior** Create your own MyExcelsior account to gain access to customized online services. Excelsior College Bookstore Purchase textbooks, software, Guided Learning Packages for exams, and other study supplies, which are available via Web, fax, or phone. Online Writing and Tutoring Services Take advantage of experienced tutors who can help you with select courses and examinations and improve your writing skills. Excelsior College Payment Plans Spread your costs over an easy payment schedule or work with our Financial Aid Office for help with alternative funding, including federal financial aid. Traditional courses at a campus near you For-credit exams, including Excelsior College Examinations Workplace or military training Portfolio Assessment, which can grant credit for work experience if you have acquired degree-related, college-level learning through your employment, community, volunteer, or other experiences This generous transfer policy places us among the top-ranked colleges for transfer students, according to U.S.News & World Report. * Also known as the Electronic Peer Network (EPN). More importantly, it empowers you to earn your ** Also known as MyEC. degree efficiently.
5 Steps to your next two degrees: Submit your Undergraduate Application and official transcripts, including military documentation. Then you ll receive a preliminary review of your prior credits, identifying what you still need to complete. Enroll. Submit your enrollment form and enrollment fee. Once enrolled, you ll work with your academic advisors to develop your degree completion plan. Meet your requirements at your own pace. Choose the credit-earning options that work best for you. Take courses. Study independently. Have your portfolio assessed. Take Excelsior College Examinations whenever you re ready. Graduate! Other Bachelor Degree Programs Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Move up in your health care career. As a student in this program, you can broaden your knowledge of the health care profession while acquiring new skills with an emphasis in Management, Health Education, Gerontology, or End of Life Care. Bachelor of Science in Business These flexible, career-oriented programs help working professionals expand their existing business knowledge and their opportunities to move ahead. Concentrations include Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Global Business, and more. Take the first step today. You re just two degrees away from your dreams. Earn them in the most efficient way possible. To apply, or learn more, visit or call: ext. 27 for placement of FSC/renewable logos Located at 7 Columbia Circle Albany, New York , Excelsior College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools 24 Market Street Philadelphia, PA The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). All the College s academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department. Excelsior College is a Title IV eligible educational institution (Federal Code #014251) offering Federal Financial Assistance (Pell Grants, Stafford Loans and PLUS Loans) to students who qualify. Excelsior College admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin. EX0270; 09/10