Integrated Public Health

Integrated Public Health Administration

Integrated Public Health: Health Administration (HLC/DOE FA Hold)
Effective term: 
2019 Spring
Final term: 
2019 Summer
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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
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. (HSM222, IPH101, IPH115, IPH285)
  2. Integrate health research and statistics into health promotion. (IPH101, IPH115, IPH285)
  3. Discuss local, regional, national, and global population health and health disparities. (HCR230, HES210, IPH101, IPH115, IPH285, SPA117)
  4. Identify and explain key issues facing community public health professionals. (COM270, HCR230, HES210, HSM222, HTM150, IPH101, IPH115, IPH285, SPA117)
  5. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers to establish and maintain supportive relationships and facilitate constructive problem solving with individuals and groups. (COM270, IPH115, IPH285, SPA117)
  6. Successfully manage change to attain the organization's strategic goals and performance. (HSM222, IPH101, IPH115, IPH285)
  7. Apply systems thinking to the health care environment. (HSM222, IPH115, IPH285)
  8. Use appropriate technology to deliver health care services to the community. (HSM222, HTM150, IPH115, IPH285)
  9. Exhibit behaviors and conduct that reflect safe, legal, and ethical practice. (IPH101, IPH115, IPH285)
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