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Mississippi College

Course Descriptions

HSA 6504 - Research-Methods and Procedures
A survey of the basic research methodologies in the social and behavioral sciences with emphasis on critical reading of published research. Students do either a meta-analysis of research literature or develop a research proposal. [Cross-listed as EDU 6504, HED 6504, and SOC 6504]

HSA 6507 - Healthcare Financial Management
Focuses on the conceptual basis and mechanics of financial analysis and decision making as it pertains to the healthcare industry sector.

HSA 6531 - Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
Policies, demands and procedures of government, professional health associations, health institutions, financial organizations and the community, which confront and influence the delivery of healthcare.

HSA 6550 - Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration
Special problems of hospitals with respect to governing boards and medical staff; professional liability of physicians, medical personnel, and hospitals; various bioethical issues; and governmental regulations of the healthcare field.

HSA 6555 - Health Services Administration Seminar
The capstone course. This course is designed to give flexibility to meet the emerging and important needs of the healthcare professional, locally and globally. Seminar topics will rotate annually, and students are expected to present their convocation paper as part of the requirement for graduation during this course.

HSA 6561 - Healthcare Management
Application of management principles to healthcare institutions.

HSA 6571 - Healthcare Marketing
Introductory survey of marketing concepts as applied to health services organizations. Consumer behavior, market segmentation, target marketing, marketing research, management, and control of marketing mix variables.

HSA 6540 - Organizational Behavior

COM 5403 - Negotiation
This course teaches the communication principles involved in conflict resolution. Students will have the opportunity to develop those skills in multiple context including business and non-business structures.

HSA 6580 - Ethics in Healthcare Administration