Organizational Behavior in Health Care

Fall 2024 > Health Sciences > PUBH.5020 > 061

Course No: PUBH.5020-061; SIS Class Nbr: 7772; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course reviews the organizational structure of healthcare facilities and the behavior of individuals within them. Students analyze the role of administration, human resources, providers and other support staff and apply organizational, behavioral, and social science practice and theory, to the operations of the healthcare organization. Comparison is made between healthcare and non-health care types of industry to highlight the unique characteristics of healthcare workers. An emphasis is also made on leadership styles, organizational culture, and change management within the healthcare organization.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jennifer Driscoll
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $367/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Informatics Option, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Service Management Option

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