Course List

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning

Healthcare Leadership Core Courses


Choose a path and pace that fits your needs and goals

Courses in this program are the same, whether you prefer a self-directed, customized learning experience (Flex Pace) or a term-based structure (Set Pace):


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    This is the current pathway for students wishing to pursue the Competency-Based Education model (CBE). In Flex Path, students have 32 weeks to move through the program materials at their own pace. Many students value this level of flexibility. This path places the responsibility on the student to set and maintain their own pace to finish the materials on time. Financial Aid is dependent on timely completion. Students may enroll in additional CBE courses as soon as previously enrolled courses are completed to expedite program completion.

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    In this pathway, students enroll in 8-week courses and complete each course within a pre-determined timeframe. This option is for students who wish to follow a more structured and traditional university schedule while taking advantage of accelerated terms. Two terms will be available in Fall and Spring and one term will be available in Summer.



Healthcare Leadership Required Curriculum

Course Credit Hours
ELFH 307 Prior Learning Assessment for Healthcare Leaders 3
ELFH 308 Needs Assessment in Healthcare Organizations 3
ELFH 309 Managing Projects in Healthcare Organizations 3
ELFH 410 Fundamentals of Healthcare Human Resource Management 3
ELFH 413 Management of Diversity in Healthcare Organizations 3
ELFH 415 Organizational Change in Healthcare 3
ELFH 416 Principles of Healthcare Leadership and Management 3
ELFH 430 Healthcare Finance and Accounting 3
ELFH 431 Healthcare Information Management 3
ELFH 432 Healthcare Quality Evaluation 3
ELFH 433 Healthcare Law and Ethics 3
ELFH 450 Healthcare Leadership Culminating Undergraduate Experience 3

Healthcare Leadership Courses Available as Electives

Course Credit Hours
ELFH 310 Healthcare Presentations and Group Facilitation 3
ELFH 417 Coaching and Talent Management in Healthcare 3
ELFH 418 Conflict Management in Healthcare Organizations 3
ELFH 419 Healthcare Workplace and Information Ethics 3

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Course Descriptions

ELFH 307 Prior Learning Assessment for Healthcare Leaders

To provide healthcare leadership students with key university and program resources with learning the process of documentation, and creation of a product for documentation, for workplace learning. In addition, students will be able to identify their own personal and professional competencies while making connections between these competencies and the skills/competencies required for success in the program.


ELFH 308 Needs Assessment in Healthcare Organizations

Students will be introduced to the conceptual and theoretical foundations and process of organizational needs assessment in healthcare organizations. Particular focus will be paid to developing an understanding of the basics of the needs assessment process.


ELFH 309 Managing Projects in Healthcare Organizations

The course provides an overview of project planning and management tools/techniques used in managing projects in healthcare organizations.


ELFH 410 Fundamentals of Healthcare Human Resource Management

This course provides an opportunity to study the human resources management (HRM) functions and roles of performance management and compensation in healthcare organizations.


ELFH 413 Management of Diversity in Healthcare Organizations

Examination of theoretical and practical means of cultural diversity, worldview and multicultural awareness in the workplace from a global perspective. To cover workplace practices that are incorporated internationally, and to examine human resource-related practices from a global perspective within the area of healthcare.


ELFH 415 Organizational Change in Healthcare

Focus on strategies for effecting whole organization and process change in healthcare organizations.


ELFH 416 Principles of Healthcare Leadership and Management

This course provides an introduction to healthcare management, along with concepts, theories, and application of strategic leadership and management principles for increasing the effectiveness of healthcare organizations.


ELFH 430 Healthcare Finance and Accounting

Introduction to healthcare finance and accounting including: health business basics; how services are paid; pricing decisions and profit analysis; planning and budgeting; capital investment decisions; reporting profits, assets, financing, and cash flows; assessing organizational financial condition.


ELFH 431 Healthcare Information Management

Students will be introduced to conceptual and theoretical foundations of healthcare information management. Focus will be paid to developing an understanding about processes used to manage healthcare information management.


ELFH 432 Healthcare Quality Evaluation

Students will be introduced to conceptual and theoretical foundations of healthcare quality evaluation. Particular focus will paid to developing an understanding of the basics of the quality evaluation process.


ELFH 433 Healthcare Law and Ethics

Students will explore and examine the legal, policy and ethical issues that engage healthcare professionals in the ever-changing healthcare system. Particular focus will be on developing professionalism, both personally and organizationally.


ELFH 450 Healthcare Leadership - CUE

The course includes a Culminating Experience reflection, a Program Exit Portfolio, and a Capstone Project. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous CBE Healthcare Leadership courses.


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