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This 20 credit certificate is designed to meet the immediate educational needs of those currently working full or part-time in a health care environment who want further information and professional development in health care management.
Required Courses* (20 Credits)
ACCTG 211 FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING (4 credits) Introduction to the role of accounting numbers in the process of managing a business and in investor decision making. Prerequisite: MATH 021 or 1.5 units of high school algebra
B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business (4 credits) Explores the ethical, political, social, legal and regulatory, technological, and demographic diversity environment of business.
ECON 102 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits) Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.
ECON 104 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits) National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems.
MGMT 301 Basic Management Concepts (3 credits) Study of fundamental principles and processes applicable to the understanding of management. Not available to students who have taken B A 304. Prerequisite: ENGL 015 , MATH 021; ECON 102 or ECON 104
H P A 101 Introduction to Health Services Organization (3 credits) Examination of social, political, historic, and scientific factors in the development and organization of health services.
H P A 332 Health Systems Management (3 credits) Introduction to and analysis of managerial roles and practices in health service organizations. Prerequisite: H P A 101
*Students are responsible for completing any required prerequisite courses.For more information, contact Penn State DuBois (814) 375-4836 or (814) 375-4716 or Penn State in St. Marys (814) 834-3593.