A program created in the midst of the storm.
Today’s healthcare environment is extremely dynamic as it evolves toward future collaborative solutions. The healthcare industry is experiencing changes in government regulations, resulting in a never-before-seen healthcare delivery landscape that requires a unique skill set. A focus on community-based health care has emerged, playing a crucial role in the quality, cost, and access of care. Healthcare managers hold jobs in a wide variety of sectors that include: hospitals, clinics, long-term care, information technology, nonprofit organizations, public health, mental health, insurance, marketing, finance, and public policy. With a focus on professional development and advocacy, the online bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management program at Concordia University, Irvine prepares students to take advantage of the career opportunities that the changing healthcare industry provides. The Healthcare Management major educates students for professional positions that enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and related organizations and improve the delivery of healthcare services. Examples of such positions are: Clinical Director, Practice Administrator, Medical Records Manager, Health and Social Services Manager, and Office Manager. Christian leadership principles are highlighted throughout the program’s curriculum. This undergraduate program provides students with solid academic depth to improve opportunities and move into leadership positions in the industry.