Healthcare Management and Consulting

Healthcare is an exciting and important industry, growing faster than any other, and its importance to society cannot be underestimated given its focus on helping people live longer and lead happier, higher-quality lives. Working in healthcare requires knowledge and skills in several cutting-edge areas such as service delivery innovation, process and quality improvement, talent management, analytics, and supply chain management. The concentration in healthcare management and consulting offers students an opportunity to understand how this major sector of the U.S. economy works; to apply training in other areas like finance and marketing to managing healthcare problems and opportunities; to obtain a viable educational and career outlet for realizing their interests in advancing the social good; and to prepare for working, managing, and consulting in the healthcare industry. The concentration in healthcare management and consulting is an interdisciplinary concentration that provides exposure to several different areas of business and the social sciences important for working in healthcare.

Concentration in Healthcare Management and Consulting

Note: Students may double count up to one course in another business concentration.

Required Courses
MGMT 3340Healthcare Management, Innovation, and Design4
SCHM 3315Managing Healthcare Operations and Supply Chain4
Implementation/Consulting Elective
Complete one of the following:4
The Consulting Environment
International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consulting
Negotiating in Business
Information Visualization for Business
Data Mining for Business
Managing Organizational Change and Disruption
Project Management
Managing Human Capital
Workforce Analytics
Management Consulting in Organizations
Interdisciplinary Healthcare Focus
Complete one of the following:4
Health Communication
Consultation Skills
Research Methods for Human Services
Introduction to Healthcare Systems Engineering
Healthcare Policy and Administration
Critical Issues in Health and Public-Health Policy
Sociology of Human Service Organizations
Sociology of Health and Illness