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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 admission program.  Students are selected based on criteria outlined in the Healthcare Management Student Handbook.

For more information, contact:
Anne Drabczyk
772-462-7539
adrabczy@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. 

Please contact your advisor to complete the Bachelor's program application.

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.

Student Healthcare Network Organization

Student Healthcare Network (SHn) is the official student association of the Healthcare Management Department. SHn is supported by Florida regional and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). As a result of this regional and national affiliation, student members of SHn enjoy direct networking opportunities with leaders in the healthcare field. SHn serves as a conduit for service learning, career development and cutting-edge conversations that advance excellence for healthcare professionals in training.

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Healthcare Management

For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.

Bachelor's of Science (full- and part-time)

Increase your earning power, and build on your Associate Degree with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Healthcare Management.

Career Coach Employment Outlook

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