New Programs

The School of Undergraduate Studies is pleased to introduce the following new programs.

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management presents a comprehensive management curriculum that equips students with the skills necessary to work as managers in health care institutions. This curriculum is aligned with the practical and operational needs of today’s health care institutions. Cambridge College students learn directly from practicing scholar-professionals, many of whom are distinguished health care business leaders. This gives students the best way to learn management theory and effective, practical management operations, financial theory, tools and techniques, enabling decision making based on sound financial and managerial principles. By combining research, theory and practice, graduates will be prepared with the skills that will enable them to manage people and complex issues in health care.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Successful graduates will have demonstrated understanding of:

  • Critical thinking skills and problem-solving to benefit patients and health care organizations.
  • Effective written and oral communication with medical personnel, policy makers, and other colleagues in the health care environment and the public.
  • Leadership and management skills required to lead effectively in 21st century health care settings.
  • Informed planning and decision making.
  • Ethical, legal, social, political and economic forces affecting the health care industry.
  • Health-related issues, disease and public health.
  • Health care policies and economics and systems in the U.S. and elsewhere.
  • Computer and technology applications to improve efficiency and quality of care.
  • Financial operations such as medical insurance, coding, billing, and accounting systems.
  • Human resource management needs specific to health care.
  • Statistical analysis.

Careers and Further Study

Graduates will be prepared for supervisory positions in health care organizations as team members, managers and administrators. The program also prepares students for graduate study in health care management.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education & Care

The Early Childhood Education and Care program prepares students to move up the career ladder in early education and care, as their course work develops the competencies defined by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. In addition, the course work addresses issues of social justice and inclusion of all children, focusing on special needs, diversity and English language learners. Electives enable students to tailor their studies to their particular career goals within the field.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options will vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Successful graduates will have a demonstrated understanding of the following competencies supporting young children (birth to 8):

  • Growth and core development of children.
  • Guiding and interacting with children.
  • Partnering with families and communities.
  • Health, safety and nutrition for young children.
  • Learning environments and implementing curriculum.
  • Observation, assessment and documentation.
  • Program planning, development and implementation.
  • Professionalism and leadership.

Careers and Further Study

Our graduates typically progress from entry level to upper level careers in state and private day care centers and pre-schools, Headstart and other agencies focused on underserved populations, and home care.

Graduates are also well prepared for graduate study in fields related to young children.

 

Bachelor of Science in Managerial Accounting

Since 2001, the Management Studies program at Cambridge College has equipped adult students with broad-based marketable and transferable skills that focus on the management of people and systems within profit and not-for-profit organizations.  The program is designed to help students become more valuable individual contributors, outstanding team members and managers of organizations.  One of the many concentration options within the Management degree program is the Accounting Concentration.  This concentration has existed within the curriculum at the School of Undergraduate Studies since 2011, and has become one of the more popular fields of study within Management.

With a full degree in Managerial Accounting, students will gain an understanding of financial theory, tools and techniques so that institutional decision making can be based on sound financial principles. 

Program Outcomes

The design for the Bachelor of Science in Managerial Accounting program at Cambridge College is built on a core curriculum of 42 credits, intended to give students the skills and academic background to work in managerial accounting, and to sit for the IMA’s Certified Managerial Accountant examination.  The curriculum is designed with a particular focus on the learning outcomes, practical skills and knowledge-base which the IMA has identified as the essential to the field, and these learning outcomes and coursework are directly aligned with the practical experience and academic requirements of CMA certification examination.

Successful graduates will have a demonstrated understanding of:

  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Performance Management
  • Cost Management
  • Internal Controls                                                                                                                                   
  • Professional Ethics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision Analysis and Risk Management; and
  • Investment Decision

Practical experience requirements

IMA/CMA Certification may be earned by bachelor’s degree graduates with two years’ experience in management and/or financial management (this experience requirement can be earned prior to, or within 7 years of passing the CMA exam).

 

For more information about these or any of our programs, please contact one of our admissions counselors at 1.800.829.4723 or email info@cambridgecollege.edu