2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Healthcare Management


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B.S. in Healthcare Management

The Healthcare Management Bachelor of Science Degree is designed to provide the student with a variety of courses to prepare for (or enhance) a career in healthcare management.  This is an online program offered in the Weekend and Evening College.

Admission Requirements

  • A 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in all college work is required for direct admission to the program and must be maintained throughout the program.  GPA’s below 2.5 but at least 2.0 may be considered for conditional admission based on academic achievement in currently enrolled course work and the completion of personal statement detailing a commitment to the field of practice management and a plan for maintaining academic success.
  • Students with an allied health associates degree and/or current national licensure in an allied health field may be given 38-40 hours credit for previous professional study and experience.
  • Students who possess an Associate in Arts General Transfer degree from an accredited institution which follows the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education guidelines, or a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, will have fulfilled Maryville’s General Education requirement.
  • A maximum of 68 credit hours from a two-year college will be counted toward the completion of a bachelor’s degree.
  • High school transcripts are required for students with fewer than 30 transferable hours.
  • For the completion of a bachelor’s degree, at least the last 30 credit hours must be taken at Maryville.
  • One half of the major must be taken at Maryville.

Health and Other Special Requirements

  •  The following requirements must be met prior to participating in clinicals:

  • Physical Examination
  • Documentation of Immunization or Titer Immunity
    • Measles/Rubeola, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) 
    • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap)
    • Polio series completed
    • Varicella titer or Varicella vaccinations
    • Hepatitis B Vaccine Series or Declination
      (Students may not be able to go to certain fieldwork sites if they do not receive the vaccine)
    • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • TB-Tuberculin PPD Test (documented 2-step initially, then annual)
  • Health Insurance (copy of card required annually)
  • CPR Certification-American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider required
  • Urine Drug Screen (from the Maryville authorized lab)
  • Criminal Record Background checks from Maryville University’s authorized agency and signed release to clinical sites (possible checks include:  state criminal checks, disqualification lists, sex offender lists, social security number, address, and alias).
  • Any additional requirements that may arise
  • Fitting for a respiratory isolation device (i.e. N95 Mask) may be required by some clinical sites
  • A few hospitals in Missouri now require nicotine screenings for all new employees.  Therefore it is anticipated that students may be excluded from some clinical sites based upon their use of nicotine

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