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Healthcare Services

Bachelor of Arts or Sciences | On-Campus

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Innovate healthcare

Gain the skills to excel in a growing field

A degree in Healthcare Services will prepare you for an in-demand and expanding role in this large and growing industry—outside of direct patient care. Students will learn to navigate the healthcare system and build marketable business skills. Through internships with community partners, students will gain hands-on experience and become part of a network of healthcare professionals.

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Career Outcomes

Where a Healthcare Services degree can take you

A Healthcare Services degree prepares you for a career in healthcare outside of direct patient care. Graduates have the skills to work as patient advocates and case managers in health and human services organizations, connecting people with the medical services they need. In addition, this degree prepares you to pursue an MSW in Medical Social Work.

  • Clinical Manager

    Home Health Agency

  • Health Information Manager

    Healthcare Association

  • Clinical Research Manager

    Research Institution or University

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Student experience

Learning Outcomes

• Identify the complex historical, social, and economic contexts within healthcare services.
• Critically analyze and synthesize information related to evidence-based healthcare research.
• Demonstrate effective written and oral communication.
• Develop a professional identity.
• Advocate for and advance social justice for clients and communities.
• Engage with diverse populations from positions of cultural humility and respect.
• Demonstrate ethical decision-making within the healthcare field.

Why HNU?

Facts & Figures

100%

All of our full-time undergraduate students receive financial assistance from Holy Names.

84%

84% of students consider their HNU advisor their mentor.

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Sociology of Health Care & Health Policy

Examine the financing, structure, and organization of the U.S. healthcare delivery system.

Organizational Behavior

Study human behavior within organizations and examine the impact of organizations on individuals and groups.

Fundamentals of Care Management

Build a foundational understanding of the importance of human interaction in a variety of social service and healthcare settings.