School of Allied Health
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BBA - Health Care Administration

The Bachelor's Program in Health Care Administration is designed to prepare individuals to develop, plan and manage healthcare operations and services within various healthcare facilities. This program includes instruction in business management, public policy, health law and ethics, and healthcare delivery systems operation. This program also includes instruction in the current healthcare system including managed care and the administration of long term care for the aging population.

First and second year course requirements are fulfilled by completing an accredited associate degree program or its equivalent. The BBA program is a degree completion program that admits students and allows complete transferability for those who have previously earned an Associate degree in Medical Assistant Management or Health Information Management from The College of Westchester.* Applicants to this program as transfer students from institutions other than CW should see the BBA Admissions Center for evaluation of transferability. It is expected that students enter this program at the junior-level. Students will complete 120 credits to earn the BBA in Health Care Administration.

*Graduates of other degree programs at The College of Westchester might not meet complete transferability requirements into this baccalaureate program.


Course Requirements



Course # Healthcare CoursesSemester Credits
HCA310 US Healthcare 3
HCA320 Global Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
HCA330 Healthcare Economics and Finance 3
HCA340 Managed Care 3
HCA350 Human Resource Management in Healthcare 3
HCA400 Public Health Issues and Practices 3
HCA420 Long Term Care Administration 3
HCA470* BBA Health Care Administration Internship 3
Total Healthcare Credits 24

Accounting/Business
ACC320 Accounting for Managers 3
BUS410 Seminar: Critical Issues in Business 3
Total Accounting and Business Credits 6

General Education
GEN157 Statistics 3
GEN330 Adult Development and Learning in the Workplace 3
GEN342 Writing for the Business Professions 3
GEN421 Technical Business Communications 3
GEN363 Conflict, Communication and Resolution 3
Total General Education Credits 15

Electives Required (3)
9
Total Open Elective Credits 9

Total Credits
54

Suggested Open Electives
BUS325 Management Applications & Theory 3
BUS405 The Service Industry: The Changing World of Business 3
HCA360 Healthcare Management 3
HCA405 Critical Issues in Healthcare 3
HCA410 Aging Population and Healthcare 3
HCA430 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3
GEN370 Consumer Behavior & Culture 3

*Note: Adult Division students taking their BBA internship will take this over two terms. This course is broken into two courses as listed below:
HCA470APreparation Workshop for BBA Health Care Administration Internship 0
HCA470BBBA Health Care Administration Internship 3

120 CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION


Program Disclosure

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"The School of Allied Health at The College of Westchester serves as a leader in the education of innovative and responsible allied health professionals. These include graduates of our Medical Assisting Management and Health Information Management programs. The school, in response to the needs of the community and society, promotes excellence in healthcare services. Strong linkages with clinical educators and advisory council members of the healthcare community are essential to the success of our programs."

ESTELLE COFFINO
Program Director/Chairperson - Allied Health Program and Instructor, Allied Health
M.P.A., Long Island University
B.S., Mercy College
A.A.S., Manhattan Community College
License: Registered Respiratory Therapist
Certifications: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant;
Certified Pulmonary Function Technology
Estelle Coffino
"Our Allied Health programs at CW prepare students to meet the challenges of the growing healthcare industry. We engage our students with the education and skills training necessary to become a medical professional that often times fulfills for them a lifelong dream of helping people."
Course # Healthcare Courses Semester Credits
HCA310 US Healthcare 3
HCA320 Global Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
HCA330 Healthcare Economics and Finance 3
HCA340 Managed Care 3
HCA350 Human Resource Management in Healthcare 3
HCA400 Public Health Issues and Practices 3
HCA420 Long Term Care Administration 3
HCA470* BBA Health Care Administration Internship 3
     
Accounting/Business
ACC320 Accounting for Managers 3
BUS410 Seminar: Critical Issues in Business 3
     
General Education Courses
GEN157 Statistics 3
GEN330 Adult Development and Learning in the Workplace 3
GEN342 Writing for the Business Professions 3
GEN421 Technical Business Communications 3
GEN363 Conflict, Communication and Resolution 3
     
Open Electives(3) 9
     
Suggested Open Electives
Open Electives
BUS325 Management Applications & Theory 3
BUS405 The Service Industry: The Changing World of Business 3
HCA360 Healthcare Management 3
HCA405 Critical Issues in Healthcare 3
HCA410 Aging Population and Healthcare 3
HCA430 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3
GEN370 Consumer Behavior & Culture 3
     
120 CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION