Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies / Master of Business Administration

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration degrees are required to complete a minimum of 151 semester hours maintaining an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0, 2.0 overall in their major courses, and a 3.0 graduate grade point average. In order to begin enrolling in graduate courses a student must earn an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 upon completion of 90 undergraduate credits. Certain graduate courses may require advisor approval. Transfer students must complete a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours at Husson University. At least fifteen (15) credits must be earned in Husson health care studies courses.

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Entry Level

Suggested Curriculum

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MI 111
Introduction to Microcomputing
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 180
Principles of Gen Chemistry
3 CR.HR.
SL 180
Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
1 CR.HR.
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
HS 101
Introduction to Health Care Studies
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
SC 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
3 CR.HR.
SL 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab
1 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 121
Medical Terminology
3 CR.HR.
MI 214
Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
SY 201
Principles of Sociology
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CM 100
Speech
3 CR.HR.
EH 360
Writing in the Health Professions
3 CR.HR.
HS 311
Healthcare Management and Organization
3 CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
BA 211
Microeconomics
3 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 301
Introduction to Public Health
3 CR.HR.
MI 210
Basic Database Design and Implementation
3 CR.HR.
SC 292
Epidemiology
3 CR.HR.
BA 212
Macroeconomics
3 CR.HR.
SY 211

SY 222
Contemporary Social Issues
OR
Cultural Anthropology
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
CM 221
Professional Communications
3 CR.HR.
BA 600
Research Methods in Business and Education
3 CR.HR.
BA 602
Managerial Accounting
3 CR.HR.

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 491
Health Care Studies Internship
3-6 Variable CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
BA 643
Strategic Change Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 620
Financial Management
3 CR.HR.

Ninth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 411
Health Economics and Policy
3 CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
BA 605
Management Communications
3 CR.HR.
BA 621
Marketing Management
3 CR.HR.
ELC BA 6XX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS

Tenth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 421
Health Care Studies Senior Experience
3 CR.HR.
ELC BA 6XX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS
ELC BA 6XX
ELECTIVE - GRADUATE BUSINESS
BA 625
Global Strategic Management
3 CR.HR.