The Division of Management and Marketing offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management with an area of emphasis in Health Care. Graduates of the program add value to many types of organizations. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a technological business environment because they have mastered many professional skills.

Careers awaiting the graduate with a B.B.A. degree in Management with an emphasis in Health Care include:

  • Medical Analyst
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Physicians Office Administrator
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Manager

On the average, a yearly salary is $39,300.


Students who graduate with a B.B.A. in Management will develop the following skills:

  • Leadership – being held responsible for decisions that will propel the organization into the future
  • Communication – learn everything from negotiating with stakeholders to making PowerPoint presentations
  • Analytical skills – use spreadsheets, databases and statistical analysis to make strategic decisions
  • Interpersonal skills – managers work directly with employees through motivational techniques and helping them reach their full potential
  • Creative/critical thinking – managers solve complex problems with innovative solutions



Core Business Courses:

  • ACC 215, 216 – Principles of Accounting
  • ECN 250 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 253 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN 323 – Principles of Finance
  • LE 207 – Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 218 – Business Statistics
  • MGT 320 – Principles of Management
  • MGT 460 – Strategic Management
  • MIS 290 – Principles of Management Info. Sys.
  • MKT 340 – Principles of Marketing
Major Courses:

  • MGT 350 – Health Care Organizations & Mgt.
  • MGT 354 – Health Care Services & Fac. Mgt.
  • MGT 419- Business & Society
  • MGT 420 – Operations Management
  • MGT 422 – Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 424 – Human Resource Management
  • MGT 471 – Health Care Practicum I
  • MGT 472 – Health Care Practicum II
  • FIN 356 – Financial Mgt. Health Care Org.
  • LE 351 – Legal Aspects of Health Care Org.
  • Health Care Electives (6 hours)



For more information, please contact:

Dr. Rex McClure
Division of Management and Marketing
Marshall University
College of Business
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Corbly Hall 421


The following course requirements are taken from the 2013-2014 catalog year. Courses may vary between catalog years. If you select Management-Health Care as your major, you would follow the requirements for your catalog year. In addition to the Core Business courses and Major courses, students must complete the required general education courses.