Integrated Public Health

Integrated Public Health Administration

Integrated Public Health: Health Administration
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2019 Fall
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Integrated Public Health: Health Administration program is designed to prepare individuals for the broadly defined public health workforce with a special focus on entry-level employment as a health administrator or manager. Students study principles and skills needed for employment as health administration professionals who manage, lead, and direct health care programming in a variety of health industries, including public health, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, and a variety of non-profit agencies that serve the community.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within the program. One or more of the prerequisite courses for a Required Course may be waived by Program Director depending on student experience and/or prior skills.

Admission criteria

Formal application and acceptance into the program. Able to meet background check drug screening, health and immunization requirements.

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BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Department or Division 0-3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of the Department/Instructor to enroll in HTM150 0-3
COM270Health Communication 3
HES210Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness (3) OR
HCR230Culture and Health (3) 3
HSM222Health Services Management 3
HTM150Introduction to Healthcare IT and Systems 3
IPH101Introduction to Public Health 3
IPH115Introduction to Health Administration and the U.S. Health System 3
IPH285Health Administration Practicum 3
SPA117Health Care Spanish I 3
  1. Describe the dynamics of individual, community, and organizational health infrastructures. (HCR230, HES210, IPH101, IPH115)
  2. Discuss local, regional, national, and global population health and health disparities. (HCR230, HES210, IPH101)
  3. Identify and explain key issues facing community public health professionals. (IPH101)
  4. Communicate effectively with the health care team, diverse client populations, and their families. (COM270, SPA117)
  5. Assess the social, cultural, and behavioral factors in health. (HCR230, HES210)
  6. Use appropriate technology to deliver health care services to the community. (CIS105, HSM222, HTM150)
  7. Exhibit behaviors and conduct that reflect safe, legal, and ethical practice. (COM270, HCR230, HES210, HSM222, IPH101, IPH115)
  8. Provide information and refer clients based on the identified barriers and needs to appropriate resources and services available to the client. (COM270, IPH105, IPH115)
  9. Describe the role of prevention and community collaborations in promoting healthy communities. (HCR230, HES210, IPH101)
  10. Implement strategies to improve health outcomes for an individual and/or community. (IPH101, IPH110, IPH285, SPA117)
  11. Apply systems thinking to the healthcare environment. (HSM222, IPH115)
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