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BS Health Sciences in Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BS-HSCI) in Administration is designed for students who are ready to prepare for a career in the healthcare field. Professionals already working can complete a BS-HSCI degree to move on to a senior leadership position.

The administration concentration prepares students to work in a medical office, clinic, and/or hospital setting in a management position. Graduates will be qualified to assume leadership roles in various healthcare environments and also move on to graduate school. This concentration provides the option to sit for the following certifications: Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician, Certified Billing & Coding Specialist, Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist, & Certified Medical Administrative Assistant.

Major Requirements

UIW Core Curriculum Requirements (42-46 hours)

See Core Curriculum for course information

Health Sciences Core Curriculum (33 hours)

HSCI 2310 Health Sciences I
HSCI 2320 Health Sciences II
HSCI 3310 Healthcare Organizations and Administration
HSCI 3321 Information Systems for the Health Sciences
HSCI 3330 Legal Issues in Healthcare
HSCI 3340 Third Party Payment Systems
HSCI 3350 Public Health
HSCI 4310 Healthcare Policy
HSCI 4320 Bio Statistics and the Health Sciences
HSCI 4330 Health Sciences Research
HSCI 4340 Capstone in Health Sciences

Administration Specialization Curriculum (21 hours)

ACCT 2311 Principles of Accounting
BFIN 3321 Principles of Financial Management
BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
BMGT 3354 Human Resource Management
BLAW 3317 Business Law I
BMGT 4340 Management Skills
BMGT 4355 Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Elective Coursework

Remaining hours needed to meet 120 hour requirement are selected by student. Transfer credit may be used to fulfill these hours.

The following table indicates Specialty Curriculum required for the following administrative certification examination(s)

Introduction to Administrative Medical Assisting     X  
Healthcare Communication X X X  
Healthcare Organizations and Administration X X X  
Medical Terminology X X X  
Medical Coding   X X  
Medical Insurance Practice   X X  
Third Party Payment Systems   X X  
Introduction to the Electronic Health Record X X X  
HIPAA Compliance and Certification X X X  
Health Information Technology and Systems X      
Healthcare Data Management X      
Information Systems for the Health Sciences X X    
Healthcare Ethics and the Law X X X  
Basic Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation      


Completion of the core classes will satisfy the minimum certification examination requirements. Certified testing centers not affiliated with UIW will offer the exam and award the certification upon successful completion.

Transfer Policy

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Basic EKG Course

This online class will help a student be eligible to take a national certification test upon completion for Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician jobs.

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