Business Administration, BBA
The Health Care Management concentration provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage health services such as hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, or other medical practices. This field provides individuals with the opportunity to get involved in healthcare from a management perspective, making it an attractive career choice for those interested in both healthcare and business.
If you have the drive to help others, a career in healthcare management could be the perfect fit for you. Healthcare managers work to optimize processes to improve patient care. They focus on managing staff, handling finances, and ensuring that all regulations are followed.
There are many amazing career paths in the healthcare industry. The health services industry is expanding quickly due to the aging population and advances in medical technology; thus, the demand for health care administrators and leaders capable of improving the efficiency and quality of these services has never been greater.
This concentration is available to students in the BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree programs.
The Junior and Senior years of this concentration can be completed on campus or entirely online.
In the Accelerated Bachelor/MBA Program, you will take undergraduate and graduate classes at the same time, substituting some required undergraduate classes with MBA classes. You can take up to 12 of the 36 hours required for the MBA early.
This information is presented for informational purposes. In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Undergraduate Bulletin, the Bulletin should always be used.
In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is a four year degree offered through the Department of Business with a major in Business Administration and concentrations in Accounting, General Business, Health Care Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. Specific program requirements can be found in the Business Administration major descriptions for each concentration. A minimum of 120 hours is required for graduation under this curriculum.
Minimum grade of C or higher required
Minimum grade of C required
Minimum grade of C required
In addition to the requirements of the major, and the General Education Curriculum requirements, additional coursework is required to meet the requirements of a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Students wishing to complement the required courses within this degree may consider the following: HED 240 Introduction to Medical Health, HED 241 Biostatistics for Public Health, NU 276 Cultural Diversity in Health Care, and NU 291 Medical Terminology for the Health Professions.
Total Hours Required for Business Administration, BBA - Health Care Management Concentration: 120 Semester Hours