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GPH 706: Public Health Administration

This course provides an overview of the history, content, scope, and processes of public health administration. Emphasis is placed on administration, public health structure and framework, organizational culture, management functions and roles, leadership, motivation, and performance management. Basic principles and…

Credits: 3

Certificate


GPH 722: Introduction to Environment Health

The world about us provides for our life, but also can be dangerous to our health. This dichotomy is the essence of the study of environmental health. Students completing this course will be able to apply scientific knowledge to evaluate…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management

Each course within this graduate certificate has been designed to educate students on current practices, technologies, and reporting that are required for successful response to emergency situations.

Credits: 12

Healthcare Administration


Graduate Certificate in Health Data Quality

The Graduate Certificate in Health Data Quality exposes modernized healthcare technology trends, applies healthcare quality framework in real-life applications, and teaches best practices for advancing patient experience of care in compliance with intricate legal regulations. Healthcare data will continue to…

Credits: 12

Healthcare Administration


Graduate Certificate in Health Policy, Law, and Compliance

Effective healthcare compliance and policy regulations exist with a distinct focus on improving the patient experience of care and outcomes, but the standards that help to govern and enforce protecting those efforts within healthcare are complex. In an effort to…

Credits: 12

Healthcare Administration


Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

This graduate certificate prepares you to master the leadership skills and capabilities required to succeed as a healthcare manager and lead your team using best practices in communication, strategy, and collaboration. It will teach you contemporary workforce skills that allow…

Credits: 12

Healthcare Administration


HCA 601: Introduction to Health Administration

This course provides an overview of the history, challenges, and opportunities facing healthcare administrators today. Topics will include the ongoing transition from a pay-for-services model of healthcare delivery to accountable care networks, emerging public health and healthcare partnerships, and the…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 610: Healthcare Quality for Enhanced Value-Based Patient Outcomes

This course explores the dynamic between healthcare delivery and leveraging data for enhanced patient outcomes. Given an increased scrutiny on empirical value-based care metrics for payer reimbursement, the strategic use of data will be key in new continuum of care…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 630: Healthcare Law and Ethics

This course explores the range of legal and ethical issues facing healthcare administrators and providers. Students will gain expertise analyzing legal and ethical dimensions of healthcare from administrative, clinical, and organizational perspectives. Current issues, as well as perennial conflicts in…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 705: Emergency Management

A hurricane is an amazing meteorological phenomenon… until it becomes a disaster by coming in contact with humans. From an overturned tractor-trailer full of milk to a global pandemic, the philosophy of “proper prior planning prevents pathetically poor performance” applies.…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 720: Leadership and Strategic Management in Health Settings

This course explores the challenges and opportunities facing healthcare leaders and organizations in an age of accountable care, and examines the critical role health data and informatics can and should play in strategic management. Using case-based study techniques, students explore…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 730: Measuring Social Media Impact

Students will explore the range of social media metrics used to inform marketing campaigns and budgeting decisions. This course will provide students with skills in analyzing social media metrics and developing strategies for viable advertising and social media information dissemination…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 740: Entrepreneurship and Business Development

This course will explore the complexities of small business development in healthcare settings. Students will engage with theories of, and practical approaches to, strategic decision making and leadership. Course topics will include such key skills as developing business plans,assessing the…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 760: Healthcare Finance and Revenue Cycle Strategy

This course explores the fundamentals of finance and economics in a health care system at both the local system and national levels. Healthcare leadership increasingly depends upon deep and strategic understanding of the complex payor systems that provide revenue to…

Credits: 3

Certificate


HCA 765: Communication for Healthcare Leaders

Students in the course will examine concepts, theories, and best practices for communication in the professional workplace. The goal of this course is to refine your written, oral and visual communication. Participants in this course will develop strategies to create…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


HCA 780: Healthcare Administration Capstone

This course is the culmination of the student’s learning throughout the Healthcare Administration program. Combining the leadership theories and practices they have studied, the challenges facing the healthcare sector they have explored, and the contextual practice they have gained through…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 615: Advanced Computer Information Technologies for Health Informatacists

The field of health informatics depends on advanced computing systems to collect health data and analytical sophistication to make sense of that data. This course provides students with a solid understanding of the computer science that undergirds the entire field,…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 620: Database Design, Standards, Access, Modeling

This course explores in depth database basics such as the relational algebra and data model, schema normalization, query optimization, and transactions. The course addresses current needs in database design and use for optimized human-computer interaction, for rigorous security, and for…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 625: Health Information Legislation, Compliance, Privacy and Security

This course explores legislation and regulation relating to health informatics. The course will examine the major laws and agency regulations governing healthcare technology, data collection, management, and privacy, as well as the security standards required for healthcare and health-related organizations.…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 715: Health Data Analysis, Visualization, and Storytelling

Large data sets are not useful in their native state. Informaticists have to begin by defining the question that will be answered by the data and then organizing, analyzing, and visualizing the dataset. Analytics provide meaningful patterns in the data,…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 730: Human Factors for System Development

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and the most intricate and sophisticated computer system is only as useful as its users. This course examines computer and non-computer systems from the perspective of their users, exploring ways…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 735: Measuring User Experience

User experience UX metrics are key to designing and improving mission-critical information systems used by many people within the organization. In this course, students will learn techniques for measuring user experience both quantitatively and qualitatively, and for analyzing that data…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 750: Applying Consumerization Principles to Health Informatics Strategy

This course introduces students to the concept of Healthcare Consumerism, including the relationships between consumer, technology, and healthcare information. Topics covered in this course include consumer applications, mHealth, innovative wearable, consumable, peer engagement, and behavior management systems. We explore how…

Credits: 3

Health Informatics


HIN 765: Communication for Healthcare Leaders

Students in the course will examine concepts, theories, and best practices for communicating in the professional workplace. The goal of this course is to refine they are written, oral and visual communication. Participants in this course will develop strategies to…

Credits: 3