BS Health Care Management

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A Health Care Management degree from Saint Leo can help you discover a future in health care—the largest industry in the U.S., according to the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

Why choose Health Care Management at Saint Leo?

The IABCE-accredited Donald R. Tapia School of Business recently completed a five-year review of the Health Care Management program, so you can be assured that the curriculum is highly tuned to today’s industry standards and directed toward tomorrow’s growth areas.

Take classes in health care management, law, financing, policy analysis and information technology—often with an international perspective. Courses are taught by experienced faculty and medical professionals, former and current medical doctors and administrators. A senior-year internship will give you intensive exposure to the challenges and opportunities you’ll encounter in the health care environment.

The state-of-the-art School of Business building, which opened in 2011, features the latest in eco-friendly innovation—from interactive SMART Boards and a professional broadcast studio, to locally sourced, renewable materials and water-efficient systems.

Some amazing classes you can take

  • Health Care Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Community Health Evaluation
  • Health Information Technology Management
  • Health Care Internship

Professional development opportunities

  • International perspective: Health Care Management is gathering momentum as a program with international appeal. We appeal to students who desire to move onto the global stage, as well as foreign students who crave the American experience.
  • Networking: The inaugural Executive Advisory Council to the School of Business includes distinguished members from Ernst & Young, Tribridge, T. Rowe Price Services, Newport News Shipbuilding, Tech Data Corporation and Catalina Services.
  • Internship: A required senior-year internship helps you stand out when entering the job market.
  • Study abroad: Prepare for a global economy. Saint Leo maintains partnerships with more than a dozen international universities.
  • Competitions and conferences: Test your entrepreneurial drive in Saint Leo’s Annual Business Plan Competition. Prepare a research paper under the guidance of a faculty member and present it at a national conference or Saints Leo’s own International Business Conference.

What can you do with a degree in Health Care Management?

Graduates become health care executives in many sectors, including hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, government agencies, and health insurance and pharmaceutical companies.

  • Health Care Management Practitioner
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Clinical Manager
  • Consultant
  • Health Insurance Professional
  • Health Information Manager
  • Public Health Advocate
  • Managed Care Analyst
  • Hospital Director of Admitting
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Manager

Where are Saint Leo Health Care Management grads now?

  • Sentara Healthcare
  • Bon Secours Health System
  • USAA Insurance
  • Naval Regional Medical Center

Student resources

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