Health Care Management

Make Health Care Work Better For Everyone

Overview

Learn to deliver high-quality health care effectively and efficiently. With a degree in Health Care Management you can work on the front lines helping people get efficient, high quality care.

Our professors will teach you the managerial skills and tools you need to be an effective leader in health care.

Healthcare is one of today’s most dynamic and faster growing fields offering a wide range of opportunities and challenges. Studying at St. Francis College puts you in the middle of major market and gives you access to jobs in:
  • Clinics
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Health care associations
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Physician practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Universities and research institutions

Learn about Courses and Program Requirements in the Course Catalogue

Courses & Program Info

Mission

The Health Care Management major provides a fundamental and thorough education in the liberal arts tradition while concurrently providing pre-professional preparation in the field of health care management, particularly as regards health care facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Mastery of the liberal arts core as well as communication skills built sequentially into the major curriculum support the graduate as he or she enters and adapts to changes in the professional domain and contributes to his or her success as a mature and responsible citizen beyond graduation. The program is designed to prepare students for careers immediately after graduation and/or graduate school and professional training.

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Faculty

Allen Burdowski

Allen Burdowski

Director, Pre-Health Professions Program, Dean of Sciences
Biology & Health Promotion, Management & Information Technology, Pre-Health Professions Program
James Corrigan

James Corrigan

Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Alison Dell

Alison Dell

Assistant Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Starr Eaddy

Starr Eaddy

Associate Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Antonia Florio

Antonia Florio

Assistant Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Ellen Glascock

Ellen Glascock

Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Marlon Joseph

Marlon Joseph

Laboratory Instructor
Biology & Health Promotion
Steven Lipson

Steven Lipson

Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Michele Montecalvo

Michele Montecalvo

Assistant Professor
Biology & Health Promotion
Kathleen Nolan

Kathleen Nolan

Department Chairperson, Professor
Biology & Health Promotion, Honors, Environmental Studies

News & Events

News

10th Year Forbes Selects SFC for America's Top Colleges List

Every year Forbes offers prospective college students and their parents a way to find the best colleges for their money, and every year St. Francis College is offered as one of the choices. With the release of the 2017 rankings, St. Francis has now been ranked one of America's Top Colleges all 10 years that Forbes has published the list.

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Autism and Sex Offender Laws

St. Francis College Professor Emily Horowitz, with co-editor, law professor Larry Dubin, J.D., are fighting to make the legal system more fair for people on the autism spectrum and with developmental disabilities through the release of their new book, Caught in the Web of the Criminal Justice System: Autism, Developmental Disabilities, and Sex Offenses (Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

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St. Francis Celebrates Spring Graduates

It was the perfect day for an outdoor graduation at Brooklyn Bridge Park, as almost 400 St. Francis College students and thousands of friends and family celebrated the College's Spring 2017 Commencement, Wednesday, May 24.

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Third Annual Healthcare Hackathon

The St. Francis College Healthy Habits Club and Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the Third Annual Healthcare Entrepreneur Hackathon April 21, 2017 which featured research presentations by students as well as entrepreneurial pitches by students looking to introduce their ideas into the health care marketplace.

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Upcoming Events

Goals & Objectives

Goals

  • Prepare Health Care Management majors with the tools they will need to work in health care facilities.
  • Prepare students for graduate study.

Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviors appropriate to entry-level positions in health care management.
  • Students will demonstrate respect and understanding of diverse populations and achieve a level of cultural competency appropriate for professional working environments.
  • Students will learn to work constructively and collaboratively in a working/research group or committee.
  • Student will gain “hands-on” experience working and/or volunteering in a professional work environment as part of a “service-learning” or internship experience.
  • Students will investigate, analyze and write a well-documented research paper based on a complex health problem
  • Students will formulate a comprehensive oral presentation.
  • Students will develop, achieve and sustain a commitment to personal and professional growth.
  • Students will formulate strategic plans for a health care facility
  • Students will solve case studies involving health care management issues.
  • Students will become proficient in health policy and regulations regarding health care facilities.

Learn about Courses and Program Requirements in the Course Catalogue