International School of Business

Healthcare Management

Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management

Training the next generation of healthcare professionals

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HIGHLY SPECIALIZED COURSES FOR A HIGHLY SPECIALIZED INDUSTRY

There are many universities that offer business management minors or two-year programs, but Finlandia University provides a unique program that specializes in healthcare. The industry of healthcare is a vast and complex one that requires a deeper study. For example, your healthcare finance classes will have a completely different model than a regular business finance class. Throughout the program, you’ll dive into topics like legal and ethical healthcare issues, epidemiology, human resource management and so much more. 

BUILD A FOUNDATION FOR YOUR FUTURE

Whether you’re a healthcare professional looking to enter the world of management, dream of getting your masters to become a CEO, or are an entrepreneur looking to open your own fitness studio, the Healthcare Management degree will lay the core foundation to get you there. You’ll be provided with business knowledge, but you’ll also be able to specifically understand how business works in the world of healthcare. Once you have this core foundation down, your opportunities are endless.

"Healthcare is something that's growing rapidly and it's not really going anywhere anytime soon because we know people need it. Also, healthcare is something I'm passionate about because I'm helping people. I always want to be that guy-- a helping hand. And I know that this job, eventually when I graduate, will get me places. And that's why I chose Healthcare Management."

Dewan Keeling, Student

AN INDIVIDUALIZED APPROACH

The small school setting at FinnU provides an individualized approach to all healthcare management students. Rather than just sitting in class, taking notes, memorizing concepts or theories, you’ll be able to have deep discussions amongst faculty and classmates allowing you to actually understand the intricacies behind healthcare and how to manage the area you are working towards.

TRANSFER STUDENT FRIENDLY

Transfer students can enter the program from community colleges or other institutions at various points. For example, students that graduate with a two-year degree in business or healthcare from another college have the opportunity to come to Finlandia to complete another two years with the healthcare management program to receive a four-year business degree with a healthcare focus.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program, International School of Business graduates will be able to do the following:

  1. Global Perspective: Develop and demonstrate personal, organizational, and global ethical behavior.
  2. Communication: Demonstrate interpersonal skills in order to effectively collaborate with various stakeholders in the business environment.
  3. Creative Insight: Identify, evaluate, and apply integrated business competencies to various applications.
  4. ISB students will utilize experiential learning to formulate business solutions. Aligns with all five Finlandia institutional outcomes

HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT IN THE NEWS

Digging into Diversity Dinner with Dewan Keeling

April 19, 2019

Black Student Union President Dewan Keeling dropped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about his experiences at FinnU and the upcoming Diversity Dinner.  Keeling is a junior from Detroit, who is majoring in healthcare management. Listen to the podcast here.

Ryan Bain’s internship highlighted in LVD newsletter

June 12, 2017

Bain is the new Lac Vieux Desert Health Center Chiropractic Intern studying under Dr. Draeger. His duties and responsibilities include greeting and ushering patients to and from their appointments, cleaning the exam room, observing both Dr. Draeger and Andi Lorti (physical therapist) and helping wherever he can.

The Finlandia University sophomore has transformed his outlook on life and his career in a remarkably short period of time. Read his story here.

ISB students learn the importance of networking

November 3, 2016

A key ingredient of effective networking is good interpersonal communication skills. That was the focus of a networking workshop held by Finlandia’s International School of Business for first-year business students on Tuesday, November 1 in Mannerheim Central. The objective of the workshop was to give the students first-hand experience in meeting and communicating with business professionals. Read more here.

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