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Health Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Health Services curriculum offered by the University of Saint Francis blends healthcare management coursework with direct clinical experience, giving you a distinct advantage when you enter the work force.

Note: This program is designed for students who already have (or are working on) a health-related associate degree. We take your previous education into account!

USF graduates work as managers, educators, and advocates in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinical settings, and nursing homes.

Professional Preparation & Practice

Our Health Services curriculum includes 24 hours of core courses in health services management and a 90-hour practicum. Students select a practicum site based on their area of interest and spend their final semester working alongside professionals.

Recent Practicum Sites include:

  • Lutheran Hospital and Health Network
  • Parkview Health
  • American Senior Communities
  • Summit Radiology
  • Turnstone Center
  • Steppin’ Up Physical Therapy
  • The Orthopedic Hospital
  • Adams Memorial Hospital
  • Southwest Surgical Suites
  • Dupont Hospital
  • Prevail Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Townhouse Retirement Center
  • Fort Wayne Orthopedics, and more

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Issues in Healthcare Delivery
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Fundamentals of Public Communication
  • Distribution requirement in History
  • Rhetoric of Inquiry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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