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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Management BA with Healthcare Emergency Management Concentration

The BA Management with a concentration in Healthcare Emergency Management prepares individuals to take on greater leadership and management roles in emergency and crisis management. This program is ideal for emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and other frontline emergency responders, as well as other healthcare workers in education or communication, who are looking for greater career advancement. The program is also well-suited for career changers and working professionals with a background in public health, public policy, health services administration, nursing, law enforcement, or fire fighting.

The BA in Management with a concentration in Healthcare Emergency Management is comprised of 120 credit hours:

Click here for PDF of Management BA with a Healthcare Emergency Management Concentration Curriculum.

I. Management Major (30 credit hours)

II. SCPS Requirements (12 credits)

The following courses are required of all students:

As of Fall 2011, all Communication courses have changed from the CMUN prefix to COMM. Course numbers have also been adjusted but content has not. For more information, go to School of Communication.

III. Healthcare Emergency Management Concentration (21 credit hours)

Advisory Board

Key members of the University medical and public health care communities have created the program curriculum, oversee its quality, and assess its learning objectives.  They include:

  • Mark E. Cichon, D.O., FACOEP, FACEP, Director of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC)
  • Thomas J. Esposito, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Burns, Loyola University Health System
  • Uei I. Lei, M.P.H., EMT-P, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Department of Emergency Medicine, LUMC
  • Ida Androwich, Ph.D., R.N., Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Director of the Population-Based Infection Control and Environmental Safety program (PICES)
  • Catherine Counard, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Medical Director, Cook County Department of Public Health
  • Mary Dominiak, Ph.D., M.B.A., R.N., Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Director of the undergraduate major in Health Services Management
  • Deon Pillard, M.S., Emergency Response Coordinator, Bioterrorism Preparedness, Will County Health Department
  • Paula Willoughby DeJesus, D.O., Assistant Commissioner, Chicago Fire Department
  • Harold Myron, Ph.D., Director of Educational Programs, Argonne National Laboratory


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