Health Care Leadership

The Health Care Leadership emphasis uses an interdisciplinary approach to prepare learners for careers in leadership in a variety of health care settings. The emphasis brings together psychology as well as leadership theories to create a foundation for learners planning careers in health care delivery, public health, health care management, patient advocacy, and related leadership positions.

Career Opportunities: Service in a variety of health care organizations, including hospitals, clinics, and public health institutions. Learners may work to facilitate communication between various partners in health care settings, as well as determine how to best integrate technology, plan for the future, and assist with national and global health risks. Prepares learners for graduate-level studies.

This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Leadership, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Information Systems.

Coursework15 units
APSY 470
Positive Psychology
HCM 420
Health Care Organizational Management
LEAD 320
Theory and Practice of Leadership
LEAD 440
Emotional Intelligence and Leaders
MGT 390
Project and Change Management
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.