Allied Health - Administration/Management Track

Program Requirements

The Allied Health degree program requires the completion of a minimum of 120 units. Lower-division courses from your community college will be applied, as appropriate, up to a maximum of 64 units. A minimum of 32 units must be in upper-division courses at Towson University. The final 30 units must be taken at Towson University. The overall program structure follows.

University Core Curriculum Requirements 

Students must complete Towson University’s Core Curriculum requirements as specified in this catalog. In general, a graduate from one of the Maryland community college associate’s degree programs included in the Allied Health Program will need to complete several Core Curriculum courses in addition to those that are transferred. Some of the required Core Curriculum courses will be satisfied through program core and track requirements.

Required Courses (18 units)

All students must complete 18 units of required courses in the program. Courses are available online.

HLTH 207HEALTH CARE IN THE U.S.3
AHLT 310MANAGEMENT FOR THE ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL3
or AHLT 311 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
AHLT 320UNDERSTANDING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE3
AHLT 440PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN ALLIED HEALTH3
AHLT 445RESEARCH METHODS IN INTERPROFESSIONAL HEALTH STUDIES3
NURS 416CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH CARE3
Total Units18

Administration/Management Track (18 units)

Students may choose from a broad array of courses in the fields of healthcare management, accounting, management, marketing, finance and related areas. (This track may be taken completely online. Courses which may be taken online are indicated with a 1.)

Required for Track
HCMN 441LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 13
AHLT 450CAPSTONE IN ALLIED HEALTH 13
Course Possibilities
Select four of the following:12
MANAGEMENT FOR THE ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL 1
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 1
CLINICAL PROGRAM PLAN & EVALUATION 1
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR THE ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL 1
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ALLIED HEALTH 1
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ALLIED HEALTH
HEALTH ECONOMICS
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
FINANCING AND ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN THE U.S.
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 2
SERVICES AND HOUSING FOR THE LONG-TERM CARE CONSUMER 2
LONG-TERM CARE ETHICAL PROBLEMS 2
LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION 2
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
Total Units18

Students choosing this track may be able to earn a minor in Health Care Management.

Suggested Plan of Study

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

*Students must also complete Towson University’s Core Curriculum requirements, many of which will be done at the community college before transferring to the Allied Health program at TU. Consult with your adviser to determine which Core requirements are left to complete.

**Additional courses may be needed to meet university requirements.

Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
AHLT 31013AHLT 32013
AHLT 4451, 23AHLT 4401, 23
HLTH 207 (Core 11)13NURS 416 (Core 3)13
 9 9
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
AHLT 45013HCMN 441 (Core 14)13
Elective - Approved Courses within Requirements3Elective - Approved Courses within Requirements3
Elective - Approved Courses within Requirements3Elective - Approved Courses within Requirements3
 9 9
Total Units 36