To provide academic training that prepares students to become healthcare leaders, managers and professionals in the roles that are focused on the organization, structure and delivery of healthcare.
Undergraduate Healthcare Studies majors will be able to pursue careers that support the delivery of healthcare to individuals and populations including healthcare management, marketing, research, quality improvement, public health, and public policy. Healthcare is the largest industry in the United States, with more than 11 million jobs. Employment in healthcare offers students an opportunity to serve people in every segment of our society by improving personal and population health.
Successful students in Healthcare Studies at Husson University are those interested in taking leadership roles in the complex areas of health care service delivery and healthcare management, population health, and healthcare as a business. These students will learn to understand the important social, cultural, and demographic factors that impact the structure of our healthcare system.
Students interested in the Healthcare Studies major may choose several pathways depending on their career interests. For those interested in a business career in healthcare, Husson offers a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare – Master of Business Administration program that allows students to obtain a B.S. and M.B.A. in five years. Students have the option of completing either a broader master’s degree in Business Administration, or a more specialized M.B.A. concentrating in healthcare management. Students will complete courses
focused on understanding the structure of our current healthcare system,
public health, business and healthcare management, health policy. Upon
completion of the degree, students will be prepared for careers in
public health administration, healthcare management, healthcare
equipment and technology businesses, and health insurance.
A terminal bachelor’s degree in healthcare studies is also available in a more traditional four year program. Students accepted to the M.S. in occupational therapy program will complete a bachelor’s degree in healthcare studies as part of their overall program leading to the Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.
For more information
|Name||Phone and Email||Address|
|David Prescott, Ph.D.
Director of Healthcare Studies
|225 Beardsley Meeting House
1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 0440