Join the St. Francis College community for its Annual Health Expo on April 24th. More than fifty health and social service organizations will provide information and resources on a range of issues related to health and well-being, including dental health, hypertension, women's health, skin care, and audiology.
Health Care Management
Make Health Care Work Better For Everyone
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:
- Health insurance organizations
- Health care associations
- Nursing homes
- Physician practices
- Mental health organizations
- Public health departments
- Rehabilitation centers
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Universities and research institutions
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.
- Prepare Health Care Management majors with the tools they will need to work in health care facilities.
- Prepare students for graduate study.
- 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.
John Sexton, Ph.D., President Emeritus of New York University, will address the St. Francis College community on April 26th, as keynote speaker at the Charter Day convocation, the college's annual ceremony to present students, faculty, staff and community partners with awards and scholarships reflecting their achievements over the past year.
Moderated by St. Francis senior Janelly Aybar, a biology major who was a Research Assistant for NYP/ Weil Cornell Medical Center HeartSmarts program and a scholar at the Rutgers Summer Health Professions Education Program, the panel discussion is co-sponsored by SFC's Women's Leadership Network and the Biology Department. It commemorates 50 years of co-education at the college.