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    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  Jun 07, 2023
2022-2023 Student Handbook and Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Student Handbook and Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is not currently accepting applications for the BS Healthcare Management program.

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 the qualifying conferral - high school graduation (or the equivalent) or proof of an earned Associate degree (as below). Information about acceptable proof of qualifying conferral can be found here. 
  • 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 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.

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

General Education for Baccalaureate Programs


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s bachelor’s programs share a common core of 44 credit hours of general education requirements, including a capstone experience. The coursework is designed to meet general education requirements in all 50 states and the District of Columbia while providing the groundwork for success in the following years of study of the Bachelor’s Degree. 

General Education Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the general education coursework, students will be able to:

Professional Practice

  • Interact and collaborate with others effectively


  • Demonstrate knowledge of individual and cultural difference with consideration for domestic and transnational diversity in a manner that promotes inclusion and understanding.

Professional Behavior

  • Assess their own ethical values and the social context of problems, recognize ethical issues in a variety of settings, applying differing ethical perspectives to dilemmas, and consider the ramifications of alternative actions.


  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the fundamental theories and principles of their major (and chosen minor, if applicable) area of study.
  • Deliver well organized oral and written presentations that include a central message with logical themes, using language and terminology appropriate to the topic and audience.
  • Craft logical evidence-based arguments leading to solutions of practical problems.
  • Acquire and utilize information through library research with the use of computer search engines and information databases, evaluate the reliability of the source, and identify peer-reviewed and scholarly sources.
  • Apply quantitative (mathematical) reasoning to solving practical problems.

General Education Capstone

During the CAP 200 Fundamentals of Action Research  course students will focus on the theoretical foundations and methodological issues of Action Research.  This approach to research is conducted with members of a community or organization to solve problems they are experiencing, leading to more effective practices.  During the course students will complete the General Education Capstone assignment.  This course is required for all students except those who transfer in an earned associate degree.

General Education Required Core (44 Credit Hours)

Students residing in Louisiana are required to complete 9 credit hours of Life and Physical Science to meet graduation requirements.

Writing and Communication (9 Credit Hours)

Humanities and Fine Arts (9 Credit Hours)

Mathematics (6 Credit Hours)

MATH 107 is required for BS Business Psychology and BS Healthcare Management students.

Physical and Life Sciences (8 Credit Hours)

Students are required to take at least one Life Science and one Physical Science course. 

If a student resides in Louisiana, they are required to complete 9 credit hours of Life and Physical Science coursework to meet general education requirements.

PLS 100  is required for BS Business Psychology students.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 Credit Hours)

 If a student resides in Arkansas, one of the three courses is required to be completed in US History or US Government. 

BS Business Psychology students must take  SBS100 Introduction to Psychology  

Capstone (3 Credit Hours)

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