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Health Care Administration Program Curriculum

Foundation Course:

  • STAT 1000 Elements of Probability and Statistics (or equivalent, with a grade C or better.)
  • Students must complete the foundation course with a grade of "C" or better within the last 5 years. The foundation course should be completed within the first 3 quarters of admission.

Writing Skills Test:

All students are also required to take and pass the University Writing Skills Test (WST) during their first quarter of enrollment. The WST is a state requirement for all students enrolling in the CSU system. Students should consult the University Catalog for full information on the WST.

Degree Requirements:

Requires the completion of 48 units. For complete course listings, titles, and descriptions, please visit the catalog. All courses listed below carry 4 units each.

Required Courses (48 units):

  • HCA 6200 US Health Care Systems
  • HCA 6210 Leadership and Change in Health Care Organizations
  • HCA 6225 Organization Theory and Behavior in Health Care
  • HCA 6230 Information Technology in Health Care
  • HCA 6240 Health Care Financing and Budgeting
  • HCA 6250 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations
  • HCA 6260 Health Care Policy Analysis
  • HCA 6270 Health Care Management
  • HCA 6275 Evolution of Managed Health Care
  • HCA 6280 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • HCA 6290 Health Care Quality Assessment and Improvement

Capstone Experience (4 units):

  • HCA 6899 Project Note: The Capstone Experience must be taken as the last 4 units.
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