A.A.S in Physical Therapist Assistant to B.S in Health Care Leadership and Master of Health Service Administration

Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to make transfer plans.


First Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 231

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

HIT 104

Medical Terminology

3

PTA 100

Orientation to Physical Therapist Assistant

2

PTA 103

Communication and Interpersonal Skills for PTA

2

PTA 105

Basic Health Skills for the PTA

5

Total Semester Credit Hours

16

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PTA 107

Physical Agents I

3

BIO 232

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PTA 110

Therapeutic Exercise I

4

PTA 114

Basic Professional Reading Skills

1

EGL 101

Composition I

3

PTA 161

Clinical Practicum I

1

Total Semester Credit Hours

16

Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PTA 162

Clinical Practicum II

2

Total Semester Credit Hours

5


Second Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PTA 207

Physical Agents II

3

PTA 210

Therapeutic Exercise II

4

PTA 211

Neurology for the PTA

2

PTA 241

Workplace Issues in Physical Therapy

1

PTA 261

Clinical Practicum III

1

SPE 103

Effective Speech

3

SOC 103

Social Problems

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PTA 218

Clinical Applications in PTA

2

PTA 220

Topics in Pathology for the PTA

3

PTA 230

Advanced Procedures for the PTA

3

PTA 242

Career Strategies for the PTA

1

Choose One

Humanities Course

3

Choose One

Global Studies Course

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

15

Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PTA 262

Clinical Practicum IV

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

3


Total Credit Hours needed for Prerequisites


0

Total Credit Hours needed for Transfer

72

Total Credit Hours taken at Oakton

72


National Louis University, Bachelors of Health Care Leadership


Course Number


Course Name/Type


Quarter
Credits

Choose One/Two

ART 102 and ART 103 or PHI 107

5

MTH 102

Statistical Foundations

5

Electives

Choose 10 QH of General Education

10

HCL 301

Overview of Health Care Delivery

5

HCL 311

Professional Writing and Presentation Skills in Health Care

5

HCL 316

Team Development in Health Care

5

HCL 320

Educational Delivery and Assessment in Health Care

5

HCL 350

Quality Analysis and Improvement in Health Care

5

PJM 300

Overview of Project Management

2

HCL 326

Critical Thinking in Health Care

5

HCL 410

Health Care Supervision and Human Resources

5

HCL 416

Financial and Physical Resource Administration

5

HCL 421

Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care

5

HCL 426

Health Care Information Systems

5

HCL 431

Marketing of Health Care Services

5

HCL 499

Strategic Analysis and Planning in Health Care

5

RES 410

Research Methodology and Writing

5

MHA 401

Leadership in Health Services Administration

5

MHA 405

Health Care Origins, Policies, and Trends

5

Quarter Hours at NLU:

94

Total Quarter Hours for Bachelors:

202


Master of Health Services Administration


Course Number


Course Name/Type


Semester
Credits

(RES 510)

*Completed During Undergraduate Program at NLU

5

(MHA 501)

*Completed During Undergraduate Program at NLU

5

(MHA 505)

*Completed During Undergraduate Program at NLU

5

MHA 508

Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Administration

5

MHA 522

Health Care Business Operations

5

MHA 527

Health Care Finance

5

MHA 531

Health Care Information Systems

5

MHA 532

Human Resources in Health Care Organizations

5

MHA 540

Marketing in Health Care

5

PJM 520

Project Management Applications

5

MHA 541

Strategic Management in Health Care

5

MHA 550

Colloquium in Health Services Administration

5

Total hours needed for this Master:

36