MBA | Master of Business Administration

CalSouthern’s Online MBA Courses

Below please find a listing of the online MBA courses that comprise CalSouthern’s MBA degree program. You can focus your course of study by taking 15 elective semester credits in a particular business field, earning an MBA with a concentration in management, finance, human resources, international business, or project management.

Required Core Courses

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Business Elective Courses

Management Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Financial Management Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Human Resource Management Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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International Business Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Project Management Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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Healthcare Administration Electives

HCA 86810 Healthcare Informatics

Credits : 3

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of healthcare delivery systems, health information management, and health information systems based on the core competencies as defined by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, relative to what students need to know to be knowledgeable in healthcare informatics. The student explores delivery fundamentals, accreditation, regulations, electronic records, coding, and reimbursement. They also learn the importance of healthcare transactions, billing, health statistics, research, and decision-making processes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss ambulatory and acute care facilities, long-term care, and LOS.
  • Explain a type of nurse that can diagnose patients and write orders, and clinically allied health professions.
  • Explore differences between licensed beds and hospital bed counts.
  • Define HIM and HIT.
  • Explain the fields of HIM and IT, medical terminology, and authorization of HIPAA.
  • Discuss patient’s consent and Administrative Simplification Subsection.
  • Define COLD, unit of image data, and sending information over the Internet.
  • Apply software to be used for telephone systems, patient health record data, and differences in patient records at an inpatient facility versus doctor’s office.
  • Explore PHR and functions of patient health records.
  • Describe documents that can be organized in paper charts, hybrid health records, and loose sheets.
  • Explore AHIMA Code of Ethics, HER, and electronic signature.
  • Discuss flow sheet and benefits of patients entering their own symptoms and history into the computer.
  • Evaluate PACS, MPI, and hanging protocols.
  • Discuss health records for emergency departments, Medicare plans, and IPPS.
  • Explore capitation payments and payments that are calculated per diem.
  • Discuss EMC, ERA, and payment floor.
  • Explain types of patient statements, claim edits, and real-time/batch posting.
  • Describe paper forms for professional claims.
  • Discuss coded, fielded primary data, cancer registry, and XML.
  • Discuss de-identified data, case mix index, and sampling.
  • Review algorithm and central tendency values: mean and median.
  • Discuss interfaced and integrated systems, plus, aging reports.
  • Explain human resource systems and risk management.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Faculty Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Allow the student to elaborate and expand their knowledge in an area of interest discussed during the course.
  • Provide the student an opportunity to research a healthcare informatics, technology, or information concept to expand their knowledge of the healthcare profession.
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