The health innovation concentration provides students with the foundational concepts necessary for them to contribute to transformational change in real-world health situations. This program gives students an understanding of initiating, implementing and sustaining innovation in health settings. A variety of students might benefit from having a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with a Health Innovation Concentration: pre-nursing students; students unable to meet the admission standard for the College of Nursing & Health Innovation Upper Division Nursing Program; students undecided about nursing as a career, but might be interested in the health care field.
- Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours including 9 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
- A minimum 9 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
Required Core 3 Hours Required
HCI 311 Health Innovation: Foundational Concepts
Concentration Electives 12 Hours
HCI 150 Introduction to Health Innovation
HCI 250 Health Entrepreneurship and Value Creation
HCI 313 Philosophy of Science in Health Care: Understanding Paradigms of Health and Healing
HCI 344 Management and Leadership in Health Organizations
HCI 394 Special Topics (1-4)
HCI 412 Transforming Health Care: A Systems Perspective for Innovation
HCI 421 Health Care Policy: The Innovator's View
HCI 425 Facilitating Innovation to Achieve Outcomes
HCI 428 Technology: A Tool to Advance Innovation in Health Care
HCI 494 Special Topics (1-4)
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