Double Bachelor's Degrees in Dental Hygiene and Health Care Management

Students who wish to enhance their employability by being qualified as both dental hygienists and health care managers may wish to pursue the dual degree option. Students may declare this double major upon acceptance and enrollment in the BSDH program. Students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Complete all requirements for the BSDH.
  2. Secure approval to declare this double major by a 3.0 or higher overall GPA verification.
  3. Complete the following courses from Health Care Management Area F program prerequisites:
    ACCT 2101Principles of Financial Acct.3
    ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics3
    HSCI 2111Intro to Health Care Environ.3
    ITFN 1101Foundations-Information Tech.3
    Total Credit Hours12
  4. Complete the following courses from Health Care Management program requirements:
    HCMG 3101Intro to Health Systems Mgmt.3
    HCMG 3401Applied HR Mgt./Hlth Care Del.3
    HCMG 3501Health Care Systems/TQM3
    HCMG 3901Marketing in Health Care3
    HCMG 4560Health Care Finance3
    HSCI 3520Legal Issues in Health Care3
    HCMG 4500Health Care Policy3
    or HCMG 4901 Applied Research
    Total Credit Hours21

Grade of C or better required in all courses. Other appropriate courses may be determined by the Dean in order to equal a minimum of 30 hours of Health Care Management requirements taken in residency at Clayton State and not used to meet BSDH requirements.