Bachelor in Healthcare Management

While enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in healthcare management, students learn about the various mechanisms that affect the day-to-day operations of healthcare centres, including staffing and training, accounting, quality management, and human resources. They also gain an overview of the laws and policies that can affect management operations within hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as a gaining a solid background in medical terminology and basic healthcare procedures.

Students will need a secondary school qualification to enrol, as well as a background in business, mathematics, and communications. Over the four years in the program, students are encouraged to complete an internship or work study program to gain job experience.

  • Program Goals
    • Develop Critical Thinking: Enable the students to use critical thinking to interpret the impact of current issues and changing policies in the field of healthcare organization
    • Unique Skillset: Provide the students with the skills to address problems and opportunities in healthcare organizations.
    • Develop Ethical Code: Strengthen the student's abilities to make ethical choices and decisions in their role as a healthcare manager
    • Enhance Perspective: Develop the student's ability to evaluate the components of the healthcare system and external factors affecting the management of healthcare organizations
    • Apply Business Analysis Effectively: Enable the student to apply business analysis techniques to quantitative data in a healthcare organization
    • Refine Leadership Skills: Develop the student's ability to apply best practices in leadership to the management of healthcare organizations.
  • Career Prospects
    Become Outstanding… Working in…
    • Healthcare Service Manager
    • Medical Service Manager
    • Healthcare Administrator
    • Assistant Hospital Administrator
    • Health Information Manager
    • Hospital Department Head
    • Hospital, clinics and health network
    • Independent Service Providers
    • Medical Laboratories
    • Government departments/ agencies and regulatory authorities

Program Structures

  • General Education Requirements
    (30 Credit Hour)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 ENG 101 English I
    2 ENG 102 English II
    3 GEN 104 Arabic
    4 GEN 106 Islamic Culture
    5 GEN 120 Natural Sciences
    6 GEN 110 Mathematics
    7 GEN 130 Sociology
    8 GEN 115 Information Technology
    9 BUS 120 Business Statistics
    10 GEN 103 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • College Requirements Management Core
    (33 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 ACT 205

    Introduction to Accounting

    2 ECO 210 Introduction to Economics
    3 FIN 215 Introduction to Finance
    4 MGT 101 Introduction to Management
    5 MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing
    6 BUS 210 Business Ethics
    7 BUS 212 Business Law
    8 BUS 230 Quantitative Business Analysis
    9 BUS 205 Business Communications
    10 BUS 320 Research Methods
    11 MGT 450 Strategic Management

  • Healthcare Department Requirements
    (36 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 HLM 190 Medical Terminology
    2 HLH 201 Introduction to Healthcare
    3 HLH 300 Legal and Ethical Consideration in Healthcare
    4 HLH 303 Healthcare Statistics
    5 HLH 310 Public Health
    6 HIM 310 Introduction to Health Informatics
    7 MGT 424 Quality Management in Healthcare

  • Healthcare Management Major Requirements
    (18 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 HRM 200 Introduction to Human Resource Management
    2 HRM 301 Organizational Design
    3 BUS 333  Decision Analysis
    4 HLH 327 Healthcare Management I
    5 HLH 400 Cultural Issues in Healthcare
    6 MGT 410 Leadership
    7 HLH 420 Global Healthcare
    8 HLH 427 Healthcare Management II
    9 HLH 437 Risk Management in Healthcare
    10 HLH 440 Internship 
    11 HLH 495 Graduation Project
  • Healthcare Management Electives
    (9 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 BUS 310 Business Negotiations
    2 HRM 310 Group Dynamics
    3 HIM 340 Healthcare Data Concepts
    4 HRM 360 Labor Law in the UAE
    5 MGT 370 Knowledge Management
    6 MGT 427 Organizational Development And

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