The Business of Health Care
Business Administration, B.A.S. - Health Care Management
The health services industry is expanding quickly due to a growing population, advances in medical technology, and insurance reform. The demand for leaders capable of improving the efficiency and quality of these services has never been greater. Statistics published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project the number of medical and health services managers to grow by 23% by 2022.
MUW's Health Care Management program is designed to prepare graduates to assume these vital roles. The educational opportunities bestowed by The W are designed to provide the well-roundedness, breadth of experience, and critical thinking valued by today's employers.
In addition, The W is proud of its over 125-year legacy of providing individualized instruction, personalized advising, and an engaged learning environment. It is a learning experience that time and time again has been recognized for its quality.
Director of Admitting
Health Information Manager
Insurance (various roles)
Nursing Home Manager
Managed Care Analyst
Medical Records Coordinator/Manager
Operations Manager (various facilities)
Public Health Departments (various roles)
Medical Device/Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Suggested Course of Study
B.A.S. in Business Administration - Health Care Management
Community College Transfer
Career / Technical Transfer (up to 43 hr)
General Ed Elective* 3 hr
TOTAL: 62 Hours**
MIS 160 Spreadsheet Applications 3hr
Total: 15 hr
EC 202 Principles of Economics II 3hr
Total: 17 hr
EC 335 HC Economics & Finance ** 3hr
Total: 15 hr
BQA 170 Statistical Analysis for Business 3hr
Total: 15 hr
* Course Needed to Fulfill General Education Requirements of MUW; Students strongly encouraged to complete College Algebra and Lab-based Natural Science before transferring to MUW. Please see General Education Requirements in the University Bulletin.
** Business Majors require a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate. No more than 62 hours of these hours may be earned at a community college.
- Courses used to satisfy requirements in the major cannot be used to satisfy requirements for another major or a business major.
- A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in EN 101, EN 102, any math course, Business Core or other COB required course.
- Only six hours of Business Electives can be taken below the 300 level.
- MIS157 cannot be used as a Business or MIS elective.
- This curriculum sheet is a sample and is intended to be a tentative guideline for the order in which courses should be taken to fulfill the requirements of the major.
- Courses may be taken out of the suggested order as long as the prerequisite system for each course has been fulfilled.
The course rotation is not fixed and is subject to change.
- Courses taken during the summer, transfer courses from other universities and community colleges, and correspondent courses may be used to fulfill the major requirements.
- Community college transfer students must earn at least 50 percent of their academic credits from a senior institution, including at least 25 percent of those hours from MUW. MUW does not award credit for technical or vocational courses except in the B.A.S program.
- The total number or general electives will vary.