Management and Leadership with a Healthcare Concentration
The Management and Leadership program with a Healthcare Concentration is ideal for those individuals involved or interested in the areas of business and management in the field of Healthcare. Courses are taught by experienced professionals who incorporate real-life business applications into the classroom. The major provides a broad business base with an additional focus on the Healthcare field. In addition to the in-classroom delivery format, this major is also available online.
Elgin, Rockford, and Online
This program offers vital courses to succeed in management and leadership roles, and has some of the top instructors in their fields with years of real-world experience. Courses include; Healthcare Managerial Accounting and Budgeting, Managing Change in a Healthcare Organization, Building and Working with Teams in a Healthcare Environment, Diversity and Intergenerational Effectiveness in a Healthcare Organization, Human Resource Legal Aspects of Healthcare, Executive Management and Leadership, Marketing Management, Leading an Entrepreneurial Venture, Technology Management, and Interpersonal Effectiveness, to name a few. We have a Corporate Advisory Board and Healthcare experts that give input to help keep this program on the cutting edge of the marketplace demands. Students may complete an optional internship, as well. Our comprehensive curriculum, and outstanding instructors, makes this program stand out in this field.
The job outlook for Healthcare Management positions is good. According to the U.S. Department of Labor the expected job growth for Healthcare Service Management jobs for 2010-2020 is above average, (20%+). Healthcare Management positions include a wide range of positions, as you can see from the possible job opportunity and salary ranges below. The concentration in Healthcare/Management and Leadership program helps prepare you for a variety of healthcare management positions, which may include practice manager, healthcare administrator, and hospital administrator in for profit and non-for profit organizations.
- Healthcare Administrator
- Practice Manager
- Assisted Living Executive Director
- Healthcare Executive Director
- Hospital Administrator
- Healthcare Executive/CEO