2021-2022 Catalog

HL 300 Foundations of Healthcare Leadership

This course provides an introduction to the healthcare management profession and examines relevant theories, principles and styles of leadership and administration. Emphasis is placed on management and leadership theories as they relate to healthcare organizations. Students will become familiar with the process of leading, motivating, evaluating performance, and directing healthcare professionals.




  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Describe leadership opportunities and challenges, both current and those anticipated in the future, that are likely to impact healthcare organizations.
  3. Describe and analyze the impacts of cultural, racial, social, religious and ethnic diversity on the leadership of healthcare organizations.
  4. Describe leadership roles and styles that apply to varied healthcare settings.
  5. Examine theoretical and applied practices of leadership in healthcare organizations.