Healthcare Administration Capstone – BUSI 494

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 04/06/2022

Course Description

This capstone course for all healthcare administration majors seeks to integrate the concepts, techniques, and knowledge of all areas of healthcare administration. Its focus is strategic management which is studied in theory and then rigorously applied. This course is designed for final semester seniors.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


A major component of the healthcare administration program is the capstone course that requires students to apply what they have learned throughout the curriculum. The overall objective of the capstone course is to enable students to build upon their theoretical preparation. Students, will enhance their leadership skills and systematic problem/issue analysis skills, etc. through direct participation in case analysis and other focused experiences.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview. 

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences.  Each student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discussion. Each thread must be at least 600 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, each student is required to reply to 2 other student's threads. Each reply must be at least 200 words. The student will discuss the initial prompt within the Discussion thread, and will post his/her threads and replies. Each thread and reply must include a biblical integration and cite at least 2 peer-reviewed sources in current APA format in addition to the text.

Assurance of Learning Exercise Assignments (4)

Each student will respond to the case questions. The student will demonstrate his/her ability to diagnose strategic issues, evaluate alternative solutions, and recommend actionable plans. In addition to the text, each student’s analysis will be supported by peer-reviewed sources cited in current APA format. Students will provide Biblical integration. Page length and number of required references will vary by assignment. The Assurance of Learning Exercise Assignment in Module 7: Week 7 will result in a PowerPoint presentation of findings to the respective organization’s board of directors.

Undergraduate Level Business Program Assessment Assignment

Undergraduate Level Business Program Assessment Assignment is designed to evaluate a student’s academic proficiency at the completion of the program.  The questions included in this assignment aim at assessing the knowledge and understanding of the material you have studied throughout the program. Therefore, prior to taking this test, it is recommended that you review the material covered in the courses you have previously taken in this program.