HCSA PROGRESSION POLICY

All students enrolled in the Health Care Systems Administration Program must earn at least a "C" in all courses listed below.  If you earn less than "C" in any of the courses, you will be required to repeat the course.  Prior to taking HCSA 392 or HCSA 493, all of the following courses must have been satisfactorily completed.  A GPA of 2.25 is required for graduation.

Dismissal Policy: Any ONE of the following will result in dismissal from the program

  • Two unsuccessful attempts (less than “C”) in any of the courses listed below will result in dismissal from the Health Care Systems Administration program, or
  • Unsuccessful attempts (less than “C”) of more than 50% of the courses listed below during any semester, or
  • Unsuccessful attempts (less than “C”) of more than 12 credit hours of the courses listed below while in the program.
HCSA 392-Internship 1
Hospital Internship
COHP 101- Orientation to Health Care Systems
COHP 102- Safety Issues in Health Care
COMM 105- Interpersonal Communication OR COMM 221- Small Group Decision Making
ENGL 150- English 1
ENGL 250- English 2
MRIS 103- Medical Terminology
MRIS 209- Quality Management in Health Care
ISYS 200- Database Applications
HCSA 120- Health Care Administration
ACCT 201- Principles of Accounting 1
HCSA 202- Health Care Law 1
MRIS 221 – Fundamentals of Reimbursement
HCSA 310- Health Care Finance 2
HCSA 336- Health Care Supervisory Practices
HCSA 345- Internship Orientation
HCSA 493-Internship 2*
Management Internship
COHP 350 – Statistics in Healthcare
ENGL 311- Advanced Technical Writing OR ENGL 325- Advanced Business Writing
ENGL 321- Advanced Composition OR ENGL 323- Proposal Writing
COHP 300- Health Information System
COHP 317- Public Health
HCSA 392- Hospital Internship
HCSA 410- Health Care Finance 3
HCSA 260- Principles of Long Term Care
HCSA 474- Health Care Strategic Application
HCSA 475- Practice Management
One of the following:
HCSA 225 - International Health Care
HCSA 325 - Health Care Personnel Practices
HCSA 402 - Health Care Law 2
HCSA 461 - Nursing Home Administration