What You'll Study
In this track, you will learn how to effectively and efficiently utilize physical, human, and technological resources to achieve the goals of organizations. You will gain insight into resource management to meet the constantly changing demands of our global society. Courses include:
- Human Resources Management
- Interpersonal & Leadership Skills
The Healthcare Management Track combines a solid foundation in business, developing skills in areas like accounting, marketing, management, and information systems, with knowledge of key concepts and rising issues in healthcare.
- Medical terminology in Health for Health Professions
- Comparative Healthcare
- Ethical Issues in Healthcare
- Financial and Managerial Accounting
- Management Concepts and Strategies
- Advanced Microcomputer Applications
- Introduction to Marketing
- Strategic Statements: Our Mission, Vision, and Values
- Scholarships: From honorariums to full-tuition waivers, scholarships exist to reward your hard
work and dedication to the major. Find more information here.
- Accreditation: The program is accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a global business accreditation. ACBSP’s Mission is to promote continuous improvement
and recognize excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around
the world. LHU’s Business Program must demonstrate through its leadership, faculty,
curriculum, learning activities, and support processes that students learn, key stakeholders
are satisfied, and program improvements continue.
As required by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), information on student achievement and further, Strategic Plan results can be found in the Performance Dashboard and Strategic Plan Progress Report, which are posted on the Strategic Plan web page. Program Student Learning Outcomes data can be found on our Learning Assessment web page.
- Nano-Incubator for Micro-Businesses: The LHU Nano-Incubator was established to help overcome the roadblocks to establishing
a business. While many students say they would like to launch their own businesses,
many of them never will. LHU’s Nano-Incubator allows you to test the waters by launching
online a small part of the business that interests you.
- The Poorman Student Investment Fund: As part of the Finance and Economics concentration, you can gain hands-on experience
managing the Poorman Student Investment Fund. You will learn and apply investment
analysis and selection techniques, and portfolio management skills given the fund
- Internships: Students are encouraged to complete internships in their junior or senior year. You
will find opportunities for internships in large organizations as well as in small,
family-owned businesses. In recent years students have interned with organizations
as diverse as:
- S. Naval Academy
- PA Office of the Budget
- State Farm
- Geisinger Health Systems
- Little League International
- The Franklin Institute
- First Quality
- Careers: After graduating you may choose to work in a wide variety of settings in sales, business
consulting, accounting, marketing, financial advising, and general management. Many
students also choose to pursue graduate studies at schools including:
- Drexel University
- University of Oklahoma
- Devry/Keller Graduate School of Management
- Facilities: Faculty deliver courses in technology-enhanced classrooms with vast multimedia capabilities. Students can access open computer labs and campus wireless network when using personally-owned devices. Financially disadvantaged students can request technology resources from Stevenson Library, Media Services.