Program goals

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The goals of the Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Leadership are to prepare graduates who are able to:

  • Use multiple communication strategies that enhance positive human relationships considering both healthcare clients/customers and workforce personnel
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate both theoretical and experiential knowledge relevant to leadership in the healthcare environment.
  • Integrate ethical behaviors into healthcare leadership practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare environment that includes synthesis of the cost, access, and quality challenges and the ability to generate solutions to these challenges.
  • Demonstrate basic budgeting, outcomes measurement, and information management.

To support and document progress toward accomplishing these goals, each graduating student is required to submit a portfolio of work completed during the student's residence at UW Tacoma.