Accelerated Degree Programs

Core Curriculum

BE 301M PRINCIPLES OF SELF MANAGEMENT (4 weeks) 2 credits 
Orientation for adult students returning to higher education to complete an undergraduate degree. Topics include academic program planning, time management, group interaction, professional/personal growth, library resource utilization, and other items relevant to goal accomplishment in an academic setting.

BE 235 HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (5 weeks) 3 credits
Healthcare management is a dynamic field of study. Today’s healthcare manager must be able to adapt the changing environment while ensuring that patients receive quality care. This course will examine the following skills: planning, evaluation, budgeting, decision-making, marketing, team building, and managing change.

EN 305M WRITTEN COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Focus on the process of communication skills that are essential for communicating successfully in organizations through the use of simulations, case studies, and application assignments.

PH 307M BUSINESS ETHICS (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Examination of the ethical questions raised by the practice of business. Review of ethical theory as it is applied to business practice. Examination of specific cases related to corporate, social, and environment responsibility; employee rights and obligations; regulations of business, legal, and ethical standards of fair contract practices.

BE 336 LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (5 weeks) 3 credits
An examination of the laws and regulations which protect and govern healthcare facilities and programs. Special attention to the rights and protections afforded to users of healthcare facilities.

BE 317M BUSINESS STATISTICS (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Survey of descriptive statistic with emphasis on practical applications of statistical analysis. Examination of the role of statistic in research, statistical terminology, the appropriate use of statistical techniques, and the interpretation of statistical findings in business and business research.

BE 243 MARKETING HEALTHCARE (5 weeks) 3 credits 
An application of the principles of marketing to healthcare products and services. Emphasis is placed on defining the needs and wants of customers, defining creative products and services, examining channels of distribution, planning and implementing promotion/communication campaigns, establishing price, and evaluating marketing efforts.

BE 311M ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS 1: MICROECONOMICS (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Overview of the applications of microeconomics. Topics include supply and demand, consumer and producer choice, resource markets, earnings, investments, governmental roles, market structure, competition, and international aspects of microeconomics.

BE 309M THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 1 (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Presentation of the concepts, principles, and applications of accounting information that serves as the foundation of economically sound business management.

BE 308 INFORMATION SYSTEMS (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Overview of fundamentals of information systems and their role in the organization. Emphasis on organizational and technical foundations of computer-based information systems, tools, techniques, and approaches to systems analysis and design, security issues, data administration, and project management.

BE 319M LEADERSHIP IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (3 weeks) 2 credits
Overview of how organizations, using various approaches to quality and value management, can create and sustain value for customers and maintain an effective organization in a competitive environment. Focus is on the role of leadership in committing to quality and value management as a “way of being” in the organization, and also reviews the history of the quality/value paradigm and explores some of the more recent tools for quality improvement such as Six Sigma.

BE 241 THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (5 weeks) 3 credits 
A study and analysis of the American healthcare system. This course covers the historical development, current organization, and complex issues facing the healthcare system today. It also compares the U.S. system to other healthcare systems and explores alternative strategies for improving the U.S. system.

BE 329M INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Survey of economic, political and social environment of international business and the management and international dimensions of traditional business operations. Emphasis on economic activity and its relationship between the multinational corporation and its host country, and the establishment of international business operations.

BE 323 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Study of the function of Human Resource Management in the vital role of effectively utilizing people to meet organization objectives. Exploration of planning personnel needs, Recruiting and selecting employees, training and developing the work force, performance evaluation, compensation, and labor management relations.

BE 310M FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: STATEMENT ANALYSIS & DECISION MAKING (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Continuation of BE309…Examination of the acquisition, analysis, and reporting of accounting information from the perspective of effective management decision-making. Special emphasis placed on long-term investment and financial statement analysis.

BE 244 FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT (5 weeks) 3 credits 
This course is designed to provide the learner with basic knowledge of accounting and finance principles and provide application to healthcare delivery. This course provides the manager in a healthcare organization the general financial skills necessary to understand financial statements, prepare budgets, and evaluate capital projects and expenditures.

BE 332M STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND POLICY (6 weeks) 4 credits 
Exploration of the concepts and techniques for effective strategic thinking. An integrative case-oriented business capstone course designed to exercise the analytic skills learners have acquired in previous course work and to develop and exercise learners’ skills in critical thinking within the context of complex and ambiguous decision-making environments.

BE 396M BUSINESS CASE PROJECT 1 (5 weeks) 3 credits 
Capstone of all learning experience marshaled by students in Bachelor’s program. Requires the use of those experiences in the creation, development, and writing of a business case study on an issue or problem related to a student’s business experience or career. Case study will focus on area of interest or concentration chosen by student such as Human Resources, Marketing, or Management and will require the writing of a substantial formal case study.

BE 397M BUSINESS CASE PROJECT 11 (2 weeks) 1 credit 
Presentation and defense of student’s capstone business case study written in BE 396M. Student will refine and polish all the presentation and speaking skills developed in the Bachelor’s Degree Program.


What will your Albertus experience be?

Accelerated degree programs at Albertus Magnus offer you the flexibility to earn the degree you seek in the format that best fits your busy schedule and lifestyle. All programs are accelerated. At Albertus, you customize your learning experience - while we support your success! Your enrollment advisor will guide you through your options, which include:

  • A team-based format that follows a preset sequence of courses, in which students complete one course at a time for the duration of the program. Courses are typically 5-6 weeks long.
  • A modular format that allows you to choose up to two courses to complete during each 8-week module.

Programs also feature these delivery options:

  • Fully online
  • A blended format (combination of on-ground and online delivery)
  • Face-to-face at a location near you

Albertus Magnus College
Main Campus


700 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
800.578-9160

East Hartford
Learning Center


111 Founders Plaza, 7th Floor
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 289-1182
Fax: (860) 622-0785

Bridgeport
Housatonic Community College


900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(800) 394-9982

Bristol
Learning Center


Bristol Eastern High School
632 King Street
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 289-1182
Fax: (860) 622-0785

Enfield
Asnuntuck Community College


170 Elm Street
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 289-1182