Southwestern College to Offer Healthcare Administration Major
This month, Southwestern College Professional Studies begins offering a new major in Healthcare Administration. This bachelor’s program is designed for individuals who have an allied health diploma or associate degree or are already working or preparing to work in the healthcare industry.
“This major will benefit the growing need for specialized education in the healthcare industry,” says Gail Cullen, Director of Academic Affairs. It shares much of the same core curriculum with a business administration major, but with a heavy emphasis toward healthcare systems.
The focus of the major is on managing resources and developing skills in financial management and healthcare policy administration. It is being developed in alignment with the criteria of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of health care delivery through excellence in Health Administration Education.
Deb Stockman, Director of Marketing & New Media for Professional Studies says, “Graduates are likely to advance in healthcare organizations such as medical practice organizations, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, health insurance companies, managed care organizations or community health providers.”
Making it Happen
Please visit our web site and read the new stories posted about three outstanding Professional Studies alumni: Gary Brewer, Dena R. Goble and Scott Miller. http://www.southwesterncollege.org/about/our-alumni We are so proud of all of them!
Meet our New Staff
Admissions Counselor, Wichita East
Brandon holds a BS in Business Management from Emporia State University. He has held positions in a number of different organizations serving as an assistant manager, loan officer and IT recruiter. All of his positions have always had him in front of customers or working with people. His most recent experience was serving as an admissions representative for ITT in Tulsa, OK. Brandon is relocating to Wichita and he brings a nice background and some excellent experience to our team.
Admissions Counselor, Wichita East
Kara served in the United States Air Force in the Security Forces. She holds an associate degree from Cowley College and a BS from Friends University in Organizational Management and Leadership. For four years, she worked at ECCELL (South Central Kansas Education Service Center) as a secondary teacher where she taught adult and under-age students using online curriculum. Most recently she was a case manager for Cowley County Mental Health.
Education Admissions Counselor, Midwest City
Shannon brings some great experience to Southwestern College Professional Studies! For 11 years, she served in various roles at Redlands Community College including admissions assistant, athletic operations specialist and cheer squad sponsor. Most recently, Shannon worked for Farmer’s Insurance as a total loss claims adjuster. She holds a BA in interdisciplinary studies from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Southwestern College’s first class graduated in June, 1889. How many students graduated in 1889? Find the answer at: http://www.sckans.edu/about/history/
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