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Healthcare Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Lead the Future of Our Nation’s Health with Expertise in Healthcare Management from Gannon University

    Health care accounts for a significant and rapidly growing segment of the U.S. economy. Gannon’s healthcare management concentration will equip you with the essential knowledge of health care’s dynamic business environment while studying health care delivery, providers and services. Through practical yet rigorous coursework, you’ll be well prepared to enter managerial positions at a variety of health care organizations such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and related services.

    • Learn from faculty who hold extensive background in health care leadership and business.
    • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) SmallAccredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
    • Gain a competitive edge by studying health care-related cybersecurity threats at Gannon’s Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Healthcare Management

    • Gain advanced knowledge in the dynamic business environment of health care.
    • Study aspects of health care delivery, providers, services and financing.
    • Contribute to improving the efficiency and quality of health care services.
    • Learn to plan, direct and coordinate the business activities of health care providers.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • The program’s location in the Center for Business Ingenuity gives you access to valuable local and national internships and service-learning projects through the Small Business Development Center, Erie Technology Incubator, and Northwest Pennsylvania Beehive Network.
    • Earn your education using state-of-the-art technology and global software resources.
    • Set up your future career success through a program curriculum that provides an array of internship opportunities with companies that have often hired students upon graduation.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key healthcare management courses including:

    Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System: Understand the evolution and current structure of the U.S. health care system and examine its features in the context of providers, payers and suppliers.

    Healthcare Economics: Examine structures of health care and insurance markets in the context of traditional microeconomics analysis and the optimum allocation of health care.

    Healthcare Law and Regulation: Understand fundamental legal issues surrounding the delivery of U.S. health care.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities,  you can:

    • Become a highly skilled professional in an industry that accounts for more than 18% of U.S. economic spending and employs more than 20 million people.
    • Secure valuable internship and career opportunities through major regional medical centers located just two miles from campus, as well as nursing homes, care communities, and private and public health organizations.
    • Earn an average median salary of $100,980 in a career that is expected to grow 32% by 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Dahlkemper School of Business Students evaluate and integrate core knowledge across the breadth of functional business areas to solve problems and capture opportunities.
  2. Dahlkemper School of Business Students apply leadership and team building skills to develop strategies, manage resources and achieve goals.
  3. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize the importance of ethical issues, integrity, inclusiveness, and social responsibility in real-world business behavior.
  4. Dahlkemper School of Business Students identify, analyze, evaluate, and solve business problems using both discipline specific and cross functional integrative thinking.
  5. Dahlkemper School of Business Students utilize written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with stakeholders.
  6. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize global business concepts and practices that present opportunities and challenges in an environment of diversity and multiculturalism.
  7. Dahlkemper School of Business Students demonstrate concentration knowledge and appropriate application of the business concepts, opportunities, and practices in their respective business major.
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Cambria Longo Healthcare Management

"This program has prepared me for my career and the professional world by providing me with unlimited means and resources to succeed. I have taken various courses that have opened my eyes to management within health care."

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.

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