Sample Enrollment Sequence and Independent Direct Assessment

Courses labeled with * are blended, i.e., they combine online instruction with attendance at the executive retreat. Courses labeled with ** are suitable for assessment opportunity and, therefore, students may seek to obtain credit for these courses through Independent Direct Assessments (IDAs).

Students have flexibility in pacing through the program and an individualized sequence can be constructed with the academic advisor. The following is a suggested enrollment sequence:

Course Enrollment Sequence

TermCourses
Fall

HCLM 6005 - Mastering Leadership in Healthcare Organizations*, 3cr
HCLM 6010 - Analysis of Healthcare Markets and Health Policy*, 3cr

Spring

HCLM 6015 - Health Information Systems and Informatics**, 3cr
HCLM 6020 - Healthcare Economics**, 3cr

Summer

HCLM 6025 - Healthcare Financial Management**, 3cr
HCLM 6030 - Quantitative Methods & Healthcare Operations Management, 3cr

Fall

Elective, 3cr
Elective, 3cr

Spring

HCLM 7010 - Evidence-based Decision Making in Healthcare Organizations, 3cr
Elective, 3cr

Summer

Elective, 3cr
Elective, 3cr

Fall

Elective, 3cr
HCLM 7015 - Strategic Executive Leadership for Healthcare Organizations*, 3cr

 * = Executive retreat-based course
** = Assessable course

Elective Options

Some students use electives to broaden their exposure to new areas of knowledge, while others use them to strengthen their skills or knowledge in a particular area. The term registration information will provide you with a listing and description of electives offered through the School for Graduate Studies and those specific to the MBA/HCL program. Electives also are offered during the summer term.

Sample Electives

  • Case Studies in Bioethics (HCLM 6045)
  • Comparative Health Care Systems (HCLM 6026)
  • Competencies for Healthcare Ethics (HCLM 6040)
  • Governance & Trusteeship (HCLM 6085)
  • Health Policy & Management (HCLM 6080)
  • Healthcare Accounting (HCLM 6035)
  • Health Care Delivery & Reimbursement Systems (HCLM 6023)
  • Healthcare Legal & Regulatory Affairs (HCLM 6050)
  • Healthcare Marketing Services (HCLM 6055)
  • Healthcare Quality Control & Compliance Risk Management (HCLM 6060)
  • High Performance Leadership (HCLM 6065)
  • Human Resource Competencies in Healthcare (HCLM 6070)
  • Managing Healthcare Systems (HCLM 6075)
  • Strategic Corporate Communication & Inter-professional Collaboration (HCLM 7005)