Course Index

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EDD 698 Curriculum Planning & Evaluation

This course focuses on curriculum planning, design, implementation, and evaluation. The concept of curriculum will be explored at the individual course level and the program level. Best practices in education will be incorporated into curriculum design. The influence of regulatory accrediting bodies on the curriculum will be examined.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 886 Capstone III

This is the third of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. In collaboration with a faculty mentor, the student will refine and implement the capstone proposal. 

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 750 Health Care Finance

This course provides the basics of economic theory, market drivers and restraints, health care finance & reimbursement, cost/benefit analysis and health care entrepreneurism. The financial environment of health care and how it impacts the advanced health professional role is examined. The relationship between health care economics, health policy, program development, and clinical practice is explored.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 694 Teaching, Learning & Instructional Methods

This course provides the foundation in educational principles for the health professional. Learning theories and best practices provide the basis for analyzing the concept of learning in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains. Teaching strategies to facilitate student learning in the classroom, clinical, practice, and online environment will be examined. Legal, ethical, and professional faculty responsibilities in higher education are explored.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 890 Capstone IV

This is the last of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. This course will focus on translation and dissemination of capstone project findings.

  • Credits: 1.0

BSH 410 Operations Management in Healthcare

This course focuses on healthcare operations management from the perspective of a healthcare professional. It provides a quantitative approach to analyzing business and logistics concepts and how they impact the healthcare equation. The course explores the foundations of operations management in healthcare, healthcare as a business, fundamentals of financial performance in healthcare, and the supply chain in support of healthcare and pharmaceutical operations management.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 405 Healthcare Policy

This course analyzes key contemporary issues in healthcare policy. This course includes design and structure of the U.S. healthcare system, policy initiatives and the roles of government, the private sector, consumers, and advocacy groups in setting policy agenda.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 400 Legal and Regulatory Issues

This course explores the legal and ethical issues found in the healthcare system, and investigates the healthcare manager as decision-maker, leader and moral agent. Legal topics include malpractice, contracts, corporate liability, professional liability, patient rights, and the legal aspects of healthcare.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 340 Health Information Management

A study of the history of health records, professional ethics, the functions of a health information department, retention of records, medical forms, health information practices, and responsibilities to healthcare administration, medical staff, and other medical professionals.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 335 Principles of Managerial Accounting

Course presents accounting information used for internal business management.  Focus is on planning, controlling and evaluating company performance.  Content includes budgeting, job costing, product pricing, breakeven analysis, standard costing, and decision models.

  • Credits: 3.0