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Healthcare Management

Healthcare managers are trained to plan, direct and coordinate medical and health services. They keep healthcare operations running smoothly by making decisions, solving problems, monitoring resources, analyzing information, implementing healthcare programs and coordinating the work of others.

Once You Complete the Program

IRSC graduates earning a B.S. Degree in Healthcare Management may seek employment in a hospital, clinic, outpatient surgery center, physician’s office, public health agency, long-term care facility or laboratory. Others further their education with a graduate degree in healthcare management. The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) sets measureable criteria for excellence in healthcare education and offers an online listing of accredited programs.

Getting Started

The Healthcare Management program is a selective-admissions program.  Students are selected based on criteria outlined in the Healthcare Management Student Application Handbook.

For more information, contact:
Emlyn Anderson
euanders@irsc.edu

Healthcare Management Program Information Sessions

Students interested in the Healthcare Management program, must view the online information/orientation video.

Applying to the Healthcare Management Program

IRSC is accepting applications for the Healthcare Management program.

  1. Go to the Apply page of this website,
  2. Scroll to Item #1 (Identify Your Enrollment Intent), and
  3. Click on the Bachelor's bullet and follow the application instructions. 

Additional Program Information

HOSA

This is a national organization which supplements and complements the health occupations education curriculum. HOSA provides students in secondary, postsecondary and collegiate programs with opportunities to develop personal, leadership and career skills needed by healthcare providers. HOSA helps develop the total person, not just job-specific skills. The rapidly changing healthcare system needs workers who are technically skilled, people-oriented and capable of accepting leadership positions as a member of a team.  Join now.

Bachelor's of Science

Increase your earning power, and build on your Associate Degree with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Healthcare Management. The rapid growth of the healthcare industry is fueling the need for managers with relevant four-year degrees. 

For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.

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