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Health Science: Administration

Chair: Jack Keyes 
Transfer Advisor: Debbi Canepa, Nancy Broshot

Linfield College offers a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences – Health Administration on the Portland Campus.  McMinnville students must complete prerequisite coursework to be eligible to migrate to the Portland Campus.  Interested students must meet with a transfer advisor for further details.

STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE THIS MAJOR HAVE MANY OPPORTUNITIES FOLLOWING GRADUATION, INCLUDING: 

-    Health administration in non profit agencies 
-    Health administration in government at city, county, and state levels
-    Health care administration in hospitals or other health care facilities such as clinics, outpatient facilities, assisted living and hospice care
-    Administration in pharmaceutical companies
-    Administration in global and international health agencies
-    Administration in health insurance companies, medical equipment and materials companies
-    Graduate education in health care administration, business, etc.

FIRST-YEAR GUIDELINES

FALL SEMESTER

  • Enroll in one required course:
    •  PSYC 101 Survey of Psychology 
  • Enroll in business courses (if possible) :
    • BUSN 260 Financial Accounting (math proficiency required)
    • ECON 210 Principles of Economics (math proficiency required)
  • Enroll in an INQS (this may also be completed in Spring)
  • Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum (LC) requirements and/or a second major (if you have one) or minor courses (not QR or IS - these will be met by MATH 140 and PSYC 101, respectively).
  • Meet with a health science transfer advisor: Debbi Canepa (dcanepa@linfield.edu, x2318) or Nancy Broshot (x2753)

JAN TERM (not required)

  • Enroll in one of the following courses:
    • MATH 140 Statistics 
    • PSYC 101 Survey of Psychology or PSYC 155 Life Span Developmental Psychology
    • LC 

SPRING SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in one required course
    • MATH 140 Statistics
    • MATH 160 Finite Math with Calculus
    • PSYC 101 Survey of Psychology or PSYC 155 Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • Enroll in business courses
    • BUSN 261  Managerial Accounting (prereq is BUSN 260)
    • ECON 210  Principles of Economics (math proficiency required)
  • Enroll in an INQS if not completed in Fall or Jan Term
  • Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one)


    OTHER MAJOR/MINOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:
  • If time permits in your schedule consider taking a paracurricular course
  • Consider taking HHPA 170 or 171 Peer Health Education.
  • Consider taking BUSN 301 The Management Process