Curriculum | Bachelor of Health Science in Healthcare Management

Degree Completion

To become a candidate for graduation from the Bachelor of Health Science program within 11 months, students must complete the curriculum as outlined below while also meeting all minimum grade and GPA requirements. Graduates will be prepared to continue on to Pacific's Master of Healthcare Administration or Gerontology Certificate programs.

Pacific's BHS program is a degree-completion program. Ideal applicants for the BHS program will have experience in healthcare, have completed 114 quarter credits (76 semester credits) toward a bachelor's degree, and be available for live classroom sessions in the evenings a few times per week.

Fall - Block I

HSC-401

Leadership and Ethics in Healthcare

3 credits

HSC-405

Comparative Healthcare Delivery Systems     

3 credits

HSC-435

Statistical Analysis and Decision Making

3 credits

HSC-425

Healthcare Finance and Accounting

3 credits

HSC-470

Capstone I: Research Methods

1 credit

HSC-475

Internship*

X

HSC-301

Healthcare Spanish I**

2 credits

Spring - Block II

HSC-430

Healthcare Accounting II

3 credits

HSC-460

Information Management Systems in Healthcare

3 credits

HSC-445

Healthcare Management and Governance

3 credits

HSC-410

Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

in Healthcare Organizations

3 credits

HSC-475

Internship*

X

HSC-302

Healthcare Spanish II**

2 credits

Summer - Block III

HSC-440

Health Policy and Law

3 credits

HSC-450

Healthcare Operations Management and Quality Improvement

3 credits

HSC-415

Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing

3 credits

HSC-455

Healthcare Economics

3 credits

HSC-471

Capstone II: Synthesis and Presentation

1 credit

HSC-475

Internship*

2 credits

*Students are to complete 120 hours of internship. Credits will be earned and a grade assigned at the end of summer term when the internship experience is complete. 

**Students who have not completed 1 year of college-level language courses will also be required to enroll in the College of Health Profession's Healthcare Spanish I and II courses in the Fall and Spring semesters for a total of 4 semester credits. There is no tuition or other fees associated with Healthcare Spanish I and II. 

Course sequence is subject to change, however the curriculum content will not.