Jun 22, 2024  
2024 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) 
2024 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL)

Health Care Management (B.S.) - Hegis Code 1202.00 (No longer admitting students to online and campus delivery - being taught out)

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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

This major, offered both on-ground and online, is designed for students who plan to enter the health or health-related professions in a managerial capacity. Majors include students planning graduate work in health management or health-related government service upon graduation, and students interested in exploring the areas of healthcare management and planning applications in the context of a liberal arts background. (The degree does not lead to a professional credential or prepare the student for licensure in any of the health fields.)

Learning Objectives

Graduates from this program will be able to:

  • Appraise the knowledge base and skills required for a career in health care management.
  • Assess and discuss issues of leadership in health care organizations.
  • Describe the social and economic structure of health care in the U.S.

Academic Requirements

Core/General Education: 34-55 Credit Hours

Effective for the 2022-2023 academic year, Utica University has implemented a new general education program that replaces Core. Students who are admitted, or readmitted, for the 2022- 2023 academic year or later must follow the requirements of the General Education program. Students admitted prior to the 2022-2023 academic year must follow the requirements of the Core program. For full details of program requirements, see the catalog pages for the Core program and the General Education program. Students with specific questions should consult with their academic adviser or success coach.

39 Credit Hours

27 Credit Hours


The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 60 credit hours of the 120 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences. Students are encouraged to select electives that will complement their major course of study, for example, courses in Anthropology, Communications, Political Science, History, International Studies, Law, and Sociology.

Program Credits

Core/General Education 34-55 Credits
Business Requirements 39 Credits
Major Course Requirements 27 Credits
College Electives 6-28 Credits
Total Credit Hours Required For Degree 120 Credits


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