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Health Services and Health & Wellbeing

Pursue a Career Path of Health, Wellness, and Service

Want to make a real difference in the wellbeing of others? We can help. At the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS), we offer two distinct educational paths to help you achieve your service-oriented goals in health and wellness.

Whether you choose to pursue an education in health services management or in health and wellbeing sciences, each program provides the foundational insights and skills you need to make a positive impact for your organization, your career, and your future.

Health Services Management

For current health service professionals or those who want to break into the industry, CCAPS offers three distinct educational options—BAS, certificates, or a minor—to gain the skills needed to pursue leadership roles in health services management. Learn what it takes to make a difference for the healthcare services and organizations people count on daily.

Health Services Management, Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Services Management covers the gamut of administrative issues facing health-oriented organizations today. From macroeconomics to personal and community health, you’ll learn what it takes to lead organizations and communities as you better manage, plan, communicate, and coordinate medical and health services. Working with a program advisor, you have the option to customize your degree to your career goals with electives and options for health information science and leadership.

Program Snapshot

120

credit hours: (including 30 for admission)

AUPHA Certified

 

Multiple options and electives to align your education to your career

A blend of  online and in-person classes.

 

Core coursework in health services management, care delivery systems, economics, patient safety, HR, finance, ethics, administration, and more

Health Services Management, Certificate

The Health Services Management certificate dives into the business aspects of the health services industry to give you the tools you need to better deliver high-quality patient care, coordinate services, communicate, lead, innovate, and manage change.

Program Snapshot

21-22

credit hours

Aligned to transfer easily into the BAS in Health Services Management

Core coursework in care quality, patient safety, health care delivery systems, finance, management, law, and more

Health Services Management, Minor

Are you looking for a minor that will help you facilitate better health for individuals and communities on an organizational level? The Health Services Management minor is the perfect complement to any number of majors, from business to nonprofit management. Upon completion of this minor, you’ll have a fundamental understanding of the business aspects of health care. 

Program Snapshot

21-22

credit hours

Pairs well with a number of business-oriented majors

Core coursework in care quality, law, finance, HR in health care settings, and more

HEALTH AND WELLBEING SCIENCES

From physical illness to mental distress, there are a number of factors impacting the wellness of individuals, families, and communities. An education in health and wellbeing sciences prepares students to make a real difference in the lives of the people they serve. Learn what it takes to examine the whole person—physical, social, mental, and emotional—to help others live better, healthier lives.

Health and Wellbeing Sciences, Bachelor of Science

Interested in starting—or advancing—a career in the science of health and wellbeing?

Customize your health science curriculum to your long-term career goals with the Bachelor of Applied Science in Health and Wellbeing Sciences. From a solid foundation of biological, physical, and social sciences coursework, you’ll build your specific curriculum path with a wide range of focus areas, including addiction, business, communication, life sciences, integrative health and healing, neuroscience, and more.

Program Snapshots

120

Credit Hours: (including 30 for admission)

Multiple focus areas to align your education to your career

A blend of online and in-person classes.

 

Core coursework in anatomy, ethics, health and fitness, management, pathology, physiology, public health, statistics, and more

Health-Oriented Career Opportunities

The right education can help advance your health service or health science career in:

Hospital, medical, and clinical offices
Patient accounting and billing
Medical device and pharmaceutical sales
Social work and care coordination
Health care administration
Public health
And more!
Meet Jeff Olsen Krengel, Enrollment Advisor
I work with prospective students interested in our applied undergraduate majors (Construction Management, Health Services Management, and Information Technology Infrastructure) or designing their own degree program (Health & Wellbeing Sciences, Inter-College Program, and Multidisciplinary Studies). I’m available to answer your questions and help you find a program that meets your needs. In my free time, I can be found reading, running with my son, or visiting a brewery. I am an avid sports fan cheering for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota United FC, and Liverpool FC.

Serve Others Better with a Health-Focused Education

Advance your career with a BAS, minor, or certificate in health services management or health and wellbeing sciences from CCAPS.

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