Gannon University Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK)

Gannon University announces the launch of the Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK).

Healthcare Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Erie, Pennsylvania

Gannon University is strategically located near several major healthcare facilities that provide hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects for healthcare management students.

  • GU Possibilities
    • Gannon University is strategically located near several major healthcare facilities that provide hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects for healthcare management students.      
    • The Dahlkemper School of Business was the first business school in northwestern Pennsylvania with both undergraduate and graduate programs to receive global accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
    • The Dahlkemper School of Business delivers a values-centered business curriculum that provides students with advanced business knowledge through the development of critical-thinking skills, effective communication skills, ethics-based decision making, comprehension of global business concepts, leadership and team-building skills, and the desire to become a lifelong learner.

    You Will Learn

    Healthcare accounts for a significant and rapidly growing segment of the U.S. economy. Students in the healthcare management program will acquire advanced knowledge of the dynamic business environment of healthcare while studying healthcare delivery, providers and their services, and financing. Students will gain an understanding of the significant roles healthcare executives have in improving the health of the communities their organizations serve as the program’s curriculum prepares them to enter a variety of managerial positions at healthcare organizations such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and physician’s offices.

    You Will Experience

    Students will experience an innovative education in the Center for Business Ingenuity, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and global software. Students will receive hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects with local and national businesses, as well as through the unique collaboration between Gannon University’s Dahlkemper School of Business, Small Business Development Center and Erie Technology Incubator.

    You Will Achieve

    Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following positions in the field of healthcare management:

    • compliance officer  
    • financial manager  
    • human resources manager  
    • information manger  
    • marketing manager  
    • patient care services manager  
    • project manager  
    • quality manager         

    You Will Earn

    Salaries in business vary depending on the location and type of organization.    

    • accounting: $67,190  
    • distribution manager: $86,630  
    • finance manager: $117,990  
    • financial analyst: $80,310  
    • healthcare manager: $94,500  
    • HR manager: $104,440  
    • insurance underwriter: $65,040  
    • market research analyst: $62,150  
    • marketing manager: $128,750  
    • sales manager: $113,860  

     All salary information is compiled from data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov) and/or PayScale (payscale.com).    

    You Will Study

    Example Course Descriptions

    Students obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) are able to choose from 13 concentrations to prepare for a career in the field of their choice. Students also have the opportunity to complete the Master of Business Administration with one additional year of study through the five-year MBA program.

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.