Health Administration (501D)

Students seeking the Health Administration major must have at least 30 credits before applying to the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Successful applicants will have completed the prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better, and achieved an overall GPA of at least 2.7. RU students seeking a school-to-school transfer apply here. Non-RU students apply here. Contact undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu for more information.

 

Only courses with “C” or better may be counted towards major requirements. Upon completing the major, all General Education requirements*, and a minimum of 120 credits in good academic standing, the student will receive the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from the Bloustein School. 

 

Prerequisite courses (13-14 cr) 

  • 01:355:101 Expository Writing (3)
  • 01:640:111-112 or 01:640:115 Precalculus or higher (4)
  • 01:220:102 Intro to Microeconomics (3)
  • 10:762:205 Basic Statistical Methods (3-4) or pre-approved equivalent

 


 

Health Administration (501) Major Requirements (49 cr)  Starting June 1, 2015

  • 10:501:203 Introduction to Health Administration (3)
  • 10:501:260 Health Care Systems (3)
  • 10:501:300 Writing for Professionals (3)
  • One of the following:
    • 10:501:310 Administrative Issues for Health Care Managers (3) or
    • 10:533:325 HR and Health Administration (3)
  • 10:501:332 Health Care Economics (3)
  • 10:501:333 Financial Aspects of Health Administration (3)
  • 10:501:335 Epidemiology for Health Care (3)
  • 10:501:354 Marketing for Health Care Organizations (3)
  • 10: 501:356 Health Care Ethics and Law(3)
  • 10: 501:363 Health Systems Operations (3)
  • 10:501:395 Research Methods (4) – Open to majors only
  • 10:501:410 Information Systems for Health Care (3)
  • 10:501:425 Financial Management (3) – Prerequisite 501:333
  • 10:501:450 Leadership Seminar (3) – Open to majors only
  • 10:501:499 Professional Practice Internship (6)
    • Prerequisites: 501:395, 501:450 and 100 credits

 


 

There is no minor course of study for Health Administration. Students interested in a related minor course of study are referred to the Public Health Management certificate within the Public Health major.

 


 

Concentration in Long-term Care

Students interested in a career in long-term care must complete the Health Administration major, 10:832:341 Public Health and Aging, 10:501:342 Long-term Care Management, and complete the 501:499 Professional Practice Internship in a long-term care setting in preparation for taking the New Jersey State Nursing Home Administrator Licensing Exam.

 


 

*General Education Requirements (24 cr)

 

Course

Credits

Course Number

Expository Writing

3

FULFILLED BY PREREQUISITE

Intensive writing

3

FULFILLED WITHIN THE MAJOR

College-level math

3

FULFILLED BY PREREQUISITE

Science

3

 

Science

3

 

Arts & Humanities

3

 

Arts & Humanities

3

 

History

3

 

 


 

This program is designed to accommodate the needs of transfer and nontraditional students. For admissions requirements and academic policies, please visit http://ucc.rutgers.edu/professional-schools 

 


 

For additional information about the Bloustein School's undergraduate programs, please contact either of our counselors:

Christina Miller
Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services
Bloustein School Civic Square Building; Room 183
Phone: (848) 932-2726
Email: undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu

LaToya Fendrick
Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services
Bloustein School Civic Square Building; Room 189
Phone: (848) 932-2701
Email: undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu