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  Mar 23, 2023
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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BS Healthcare Management

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Online - College of Nursing and Advanced Health Professions

Program Overview

The BS in Healthcare Management (BS HCM) program helps prepare students to work in a multitude of varying health professions as entry-level managers and leaders. Additionally, this degree will prepare students academically to sit for the credentialing examination to become a certified case manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification. The “4+1” degree incorporates 18 credits of the Master of Health Services Administration program into the senior year of the BS curriculum. Students who meet the admission criteria for the Master of Health Services Administration program will be eligible to apply and complete the remaining degree completion requirements to earn their MHSA degree. Students who meet the the admission criteria for the Master of Public Health program will also have the option to continue with 9 credit hours completed toward the MPH degree. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Professional Practice

  • Acquire knowledge about the correlates to crime are and how to exhibit those in statistics and data methodology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the field of criminology and the process of adult and juvenile offenders.


  • Students will be able to apply the knowledge on diversity factors that are related to race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, age, religious belief, and ability, to recognize injustices within the criminal justice system.

Professional Behavior

  • Students will be able to employ ethical perspectives and judgments in applying ethical standards related to the application of criminal justice science.
  • Incorporate and demonstrate strategies/solutions regarding the criminal justice system learned in the program through oral presentations and written work.


  • Apply the principles of criminology research to the field of criminal justice and forensic psychology.  Students will critically evaluate issues that arise in the criminal and juvenile justice system and discuss possible solutions.

Admission Requirements

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Admission to the BS Healthcare Management program is open to any person who meets entrance requirements as outlined below. Applicants will be judged on their overall ability to successfully complete an undergraduate degree program. Generally, a high school cumulative GPA of a 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required for admission.

  • Application Fee ($50)
  • Proof of HS Graduation
  • Admission Essay (if incoming is GPA below 2.3)

Applicants to the BS Healthcare Management program who have earned an Associate of Arts (AA) Degree, an Associate of Science (AS) Degree, or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree from a regionally accredited institution in the following, but not limited to: Human Services, Public Health, Social Work, Medical Office Management, Human Resource Management or related field, Allied Health to include Emergency Medical Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy Technician, Psychiatric Technician, Radiology/X-Ray Technician, Surgical Technician, or related field, or an Associate’s Applied Science Nursing (ADN) will receive “block transfer” of all credits in that degree toward the BSin Healthcare Mangement. The evaluation of degrees transfer credit for this purpose is subject to TCSPP’s Transfer Credit Policy. Students may need to take additional General Education courses based on the regulatory requirements of their state of residence. 

Students will be required to take all the courses in the major unless they receive transfer credit for a specific course (e.g., Social Problems); total credits must be at least 120 for graduation.

Applicant Notification

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology reviews applications on a rolling basis. Once review begins, complete applications will be considered by the Admission Committee and applicants will be notified regarding the admission decision. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology does not share information or provide any feedback regarding admission decisions.

If a student is offered admission, in order to secure a place in the incoming class, a non-refundable tuition deposit of $100 will be required by the deposit deadline indicated in the offer of admission. The non-refundable deposit will be applied in full toward the student’s tuition upon enrollment.


The following policies are located under Academic Policies and Procedures : Academic Calendar, Admissions Requirements, Attendance, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Service Learning, and Transfer Credit/Course Waiver.

General Education

Information about TCSPP’s required general education curriculum is available here . This includes the required courses, learning outcomes, and information on the general education capstone experience.

The Curriculum

Healthcare Management Major: 66 credit hours* inlcudes MATH107 (3 credit hours) 

General Education : 44 credit hours* includes MATH107 (3 credit hours)

  • Students entring with an A.A.S. or A.A. degree may have this requirement waived
  • Total number of general education credits to be completed at TCSPP depends on transfer credit as evaluated per TCSPP transfer credit policy

General Electives: 13 credit hours

  • Students may fulfill general elective requirements with any course from a bachelor’s degree program  if they meet the pre-requistes for that course. 
  • Total number of elected credits to be completed at TCSPP depends on transfer credit as evaluated per TCSPP transfer credit policy

Program Total: 120 credit hours

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