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Bachelor of Science Degree
Health Service Administration

Accreditation

The Health Services Administration Program (HSER) is certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Service Administration (AUPHA) at the bachelor’s level. There are only about 48 certified programs in the United States at the baccalaureate level. AUPHA’s contact information is: 2000 14th Street North, Suite 780, Arlington, VA 22201, (703) 894-0940, http://www.AUPHA.org.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be prepared to:

  1. Incorporate critical thinking, problem solving skills and service learning experiences within the scope of health service administration;
  2. Integrate spiritual, cultural and developmental concepts emphasizing justice, dignity of the human person and special care of the poor and needy;
  3. Foster professional communication through effective and appropriate written, oral and non-verbal communication skills in academic and clinical/public settings;
  4. Accept responsibility for personal and professional development by performance of self- assessment and pursuit of knowledge and skills using professional literature and educational opportunities.
  5. Plan, implement and access strategies to position organizations for healthcare excellence;
  6. Identify professional development opportunities for life-long learning.

Curriculum Plan (Non-clinical Track)

Semester 1

Credit Hours

Semester 2

Credit Hours

ACSM 1110

1

WRIT1311

3

WRIT 1310

3

CHEM, PHSC, PHYS elective

3

MATH 1315

3

COMM 1310

3

1000 or 2000 level BIOL
course

3

SOCI 1310

3

Corresponding 1000 or 2000 level BIOL lab course

1

BIOL 1110

1

PSYC 1310

3

RELS 1310 or 2310 3

Semester Credit Hours

14

Semester Credit Hours

16

 

 

 

 

Semester 3

Credit Hours

Semester 4

Credit Hours

LTCA or GERO 1310

3

MATH 2315

3

2000 level or higher elective course

3

HIST, ENGL, PHIL, ART, MUSI, SPAN elective  

3

HSER 2315

3

HSER 2320

3

PHIL 2320

3

1000 level BIOL or BIOL 2320 3

MATH 2310

3

Elective

3

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15

 

 

 

 

Semester 5

Credit Hours

Semester 6

Credit Hours

2000 level or higher elective

3

WRIT 3335

3

HSER 3340

3

PSYC 3340

3

HSER 3350

3

HSER 3370

3

HSER 3360

3

HSER 3380

3

   

HSER 3390

3

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15

 

 

 

 

Semester 7

Credit Hours

Semester 8

Credit Hours

BIOL 3305, SOCI 3330 or PSYC 4310
3

HSER 4350

3

HSER 4310

3

HSER 4360

3

HSER 4320

3

HSER 4370

3

HSER 4330

3

HSER 4380

3

HSER 4340

3

HSER 4910

3

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15

Total hours for Bachelor of Science degree in Health Service Administration, non-clinical track (120 Credit Hours)

Curriculum Plan (Clinical Track)

Completion of an associate degree in Nursing or an Allied Health Profession is required.  The following courses must be completed as part of the BS degree:

Semester 1

Credit Hours

Semester 2

Credit Hours

ACSM 1110

1

WRIT1311

3

WRIT 1310

3

CHEM, PHSC, PHYS elective

3

MATH 1315

3

COMM 1310

3

1000 or 2000 level BIOL
course

3

SOCI 1310

3

Corresponding 1000 or 2000 level BIOL lab course

1

RELS 1310 or 2310

3

PSYC 1310

3

 

 

Semester Credit Hours

14

Semester Credit Hours

16

 

 

 

 

Semester 3

Credit Hours

Semester 4

Credit Hours

MATH 2310

3

MATH 2315

 3

HSER 2315

3

HIST, ENGL, PHIL, ART, MUSI, SPAN elective

 3

PHIL 2320

3

HSER 2320

 3

2000 level or higher elective course

3

1000 level BIOL course or BIOL 2320

 3

Clinical coursework

3

 Clinical coursework

 4

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

16

 

 

 

 

Semester 5

Credit Hours

Semester 6

Credit Hours

HSER 3340

3

WRIT 3335

3

HSER 3350

 3

HSER 3370

 3

HSER 3360

 3

HSER 3380

 3

Clinical coursework at the 2000 level or higher

6

HSER 3390

 3

    Clinical coursework at the 2000 level or higher

3

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15

 

 

 

 

Semester 7

Credit Hours

Semester 8

Credit Hours

BIOL 3305, SOCI 3330, or 4310

3

HSER 4350

3

HSER 4310

3

HSER 4360

3

HSER 4320

3

HSER 4370

3

HSER 4330 3

HSER 4380

3

HSER 4340

3

HSER 4910

3

Total Semester Hours

15

Total Semester Hours

15

Total hours for Bachelor of Science degree in Health Service Administration (clinical track) (120 Credit Hours)

Declaration of Major

A student may declare the Health Service Administration degree at any time, but must meet with the program director to help develop his/her individual degree plan. Requirements for acceptance into the program are the same as for acceptance to Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Graduation Requirements

·         Completion of general education requirements with 2 service learning projects;

·         Completion of 120 credit hours as noted in the curriculum plan;

·         Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better on all college work;

·         Fulfillment of the residency requirement (see Academic Policies section);

·         Clearance of all indebtedness to the College, including the return of all materials borrowed from the College library.