The Healthcare Practice Management Bachelor of Arts Degree is designed to provide the student with a variety of courses to prepare for (or enhance) a career in healthcare practice management. This is an online program offered in the Weekend and Evening College.
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.
A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained throughout the program.
Prior to participation in Externship and Capstone courses, students must provide proof of health insurance and undergo background checks and a urine drug screen.
General Education Requirements for Healthcare Practice Management
General Education Electives:
Three elective courses in Humanities (Literature, Religion, Philosophy)
CHEM 101 - SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY with CHEM 101L Survey of Chemistry Lab or CHEM 120 or SCI 131 - Survey of Chemistry with Survey of Chemistry Lab OR General, Organic and Biochemistry (no lab requirement) OR Nutrition