Programs to be Phased Out

At Post, we continuously strive to provide the most up-to-date and career-relevant coursework possible. In the course of improving our academic offerings, we will no longer offer the below programs for new or transfer enrollment.


Healthcare MBA

This program was available only online.

Program Description

Curriculum in the Healthcare MBA program focuses on the essentials of leadership, organizational dynamics, business management and clinical care, presented from the perspective of a practicing health care administrator. Due to the complexity and sea-shift occurring in 21st century health care, the learning goals are a blend of theory and practice; the program is an exercise in applied learning to prepare the graduate to be work-ready upon graduation. 

By developing their abilities in organizational science, analyzing and applying data, and identifying and responding to future trends, students will design new models for their current or future organization that will stand the tests of time and change while ensuring excellent patient care. Utilizing specific healthcare-oriented business strategies, students will make advancements in employee and organizational capacity and effectiveness. Students will interpret economics and the role of government as they pertain to healthcare, practicing sound fiscal management.

Curriculum
Healthcare MBA Program Total Credits
48 crs.

Healthcare MBA Preparatory Course
0 crs.
BUS500 MBA Preparatory Course
0 crs.

Healthcare MBA Foundation Courses
15 crs.
HC503 US Integrated Healthcare Systems
3 crs.
HC504 Regulation, Compliance and Ethics in Healthcare Reform
3 crs.
HC505 Health Systems Financial Management
3 crs.
HC506 Healthcare Leadership and Human Dynamics
3 crs.
HC507 Organizational Innovation, Creativity and Change Management in Healthcare
3 crs.

Healthcare MBA Core Courses
15 crs.
HC510 Healthcare Decisions, Analytics and Systems Performance
3 crs.
HC515 Human Resource Management in Healthcare
3 crs.
HC520 Organizational Behavior and Culture Management in Healthcare
3 crs.
HC525 Healthcare Business Communication
3 crs.
HC530 Healthcare Quality and Performance Management
3 crs.

Healthcare MBA Upper Level Courses
12 crs.
HC610 Entrepreneurship and Networking in Healthcare
3 crs.
HC611 Virtual Technology and e-Health
3 crs.
HC612 Marketing Healthcare Services
3 crs.
HC613 Managing Community and Population Health
3 crs.

Capstone Course and Culminating Experience
6 crs.
HC698 Readings, Research and Planning
3 crs.
HC699 Capstone Project
3 crs.

 



Master of Business Administration - 45 Credits

This program was available on-campus and online.

Curriculum
M.B.A. Program Total Credits
45 crs.

M.B.A. Preparatory Course
0 crs.
BUS500 MBA Preparatory Course
0 crs.

M.B.A. Foundation Courses
9 crs.
BUS501 Economic Foundations of Applied Accounting and Finance
3 crs.
BUS505 Organizational Creativity, Discovery, and Innovation
3 crs.
BUS506 Strategic Integrated Marketing Communications
3 crs.

M.B.A. Core Courses
18 crs.
BUS508 The Future of Leadership and Management II
3 crs.
BUS510 Financial Modeling
3 crs.
BUS515 Organizational Dynamics and Effectiveness
3 crs.
BUS520 Competitive Intelligence
3 crs.
BUS525 Business Strategy and Planning OR
BUS527Global Business Strategy
3 crs.
BUS530 Project Management
3 crs.

M.B.A. Concentration Courses (see below for options)
12 crs.

M.B.A. Capstone Course and Culminating Experience
6 crs.
BUS698 Capstone Research Course
3 crs.
BUS699 Graduate Seminar and Capstone Project
3 crs.



Corporate Innovation Concentration
12 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS665 Unleashing and Sustaining Innovation in Organizations
3 crs.
BUS670 Complexity of the Innovative Process
3 crs.
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation
3 crs.

Entrepreneurship Concentration
12 crs.
BUS610 New Venture Creation
3 crs.
BUS615 New Product Development
3 crs.
BUS622 Operational Financial Management
3 crs.
BUS625 Acquisitions in New Business Formation
3 crs.

Finance Concentration
12 crs.
Choose four of the six courses listed below:
12 crs.
BUS625 Acquisitions in New Business Formation
BUS631 Managing  Financial Institutions
BUS632 Advanced  Financial Statement Analysis
BUS633 Investment Management  and Analysis
BUS635 Organizational Risk Management
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation

HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP
12 crs.
BUS609 Healthcare Decisions, Analytics and Systems Performance
3 crs.
BUS630 Healthcare Quality, Performance and Financial Management
3 crs.
BUS611 Virtual Technology and eHealth
3 crs.
BUS613 Managing Community and Population Health
3 crs.

Leadership Concentration
12 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS668 Virtuous Leadership
3 crs.
BUS669 Innovating Leadership and Management
3 crs.
BUS670 Complexity of the Innovative Process
3 crs.

Marketing Concentration
12 crs.
BUS615 New Product Development
3 crs.
BUS617 Matching Value Propositions to Buyers
3 crs.
BUS618 Integrated Marketing for Managers
3 crs.
BUS619 Driving Growth through Customer Relationship Management
3 crs.

Multidisciplinary Concentration
12 crs.
An approved plan of four courses selected by the student from all other M.B.A. Concentrations
12 crs.

Project Management Concentration
12 crs.
BUS604 Virtual Teams and Organizations
3 crs.
BUS623 Project and Risk Management
3 crs.
BUS638 Issues and Applications in Project Management
3 crs.
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation
3 crs.
 


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

This program was available on-campus and online.

Program Description

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree program will examine human behavior as it exists in an individual, and in groups, organizations and communities. Emphasis is placed on the practical and applied aspects of sociology.  Students are encouraged to examine their world and how they behave as an individuals and members of groups, while investigating issues of race, gender, ethnicity, social class, and sexuality. All courses require students to meet the standards set forth by the American Sociology Association in the areas of ethics, integrity, social responsibility, and respect for people’s rights, dignity, and diversity.

Graduates can pursue a career in community action programs or as parole and probation workers, case workers, program managers and geriatric care workers. Students may also choose to pursue graduate study in sociology, criminal justice, psychology, law, social work, or counseling.

Curriculum
B.A. in Sociology Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
PHL203 Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT120 College Algebra
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Science Elective
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Core
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
51 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
PSY413 Writing in the Behavioral Sciences
3 crs.
Major Core
27 crs.
PSY341 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3 crs.
SOC101 Principles of Sociology
3 crs.
SOC201 Social Problems
3 crs.
SOC210 Social Inequality
3 crs.
SOC211 Sociology of Marriage & Family
3 crs.
HSV260 Social Welfare
3 crs.
SOC312 Race & Ethnicity
3 crs.
SOC340 Sociological Theory
3 crs.
SOC420 Issues in Contemporary Sociology
3 crs.
Directed Electives (Selected under advisement)
6 crs.
300-400 Level Electives
6 crs.
Concentration
15 crs.
Select an option from below.
15 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.

General Sociology Concentration
15 crs.
SOC217 Alcohol and Drugs
3 crs.
SOC315 Sex and Gender
3 crs.
SOC321 Aging
3 crs.
SOC324 Deviant Behavior
3 crs.
HSV364 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
3 crs.

Legal Studies Concentration
15 crs.
LAW101 Introduction to Law
3 crs.
LAW209 Family Law
3 crs.
LAW334 Alternate Dispute Resolution
3 crs.
LAW200-300 Level Directed Elective
3 crs.
LAW300-400 Level Directed Elective
3 crs.

PSYCHOLOGY Concentration
15 crs.
PSY101 Fundamentals of Psychology I
3 crs.
PSY201 Child Development OR  PSY203 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
PSY220 Multicultural Psychology
3 crs.
PSY301 Social Psychology
3 crs.
PSY306 Abnormal Psychology OR PSY307 Drugs and Behavior
3 crs.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

This program was available on-campus.

Program Description

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program engage in a rigorous, yet flexible interdisciplinary study of environmental science within a geopolitical context. The program is designed to foster critical thinking skills and active engagement via hands-on, media-driven learning experiences in the classroom, laboratory, and out in the field, where students learn the skills required to accurately collect environmental data, as well as gain the law background needed to understand and implement policy change. 

Graduates will have the knowledge and experience needed to seek positions with government environmental agencies (such as the Environmental Protection Agency or Department of Environmental Conservation), environmental consulting firms, environmental research organizations, and non-profit organizations, as well as the background necessary to pursue advanced professional career preparation and graduate study.

Curriculum
B.S. in Environmental Science Total Credits
123-126 crs.

General Education Requirements
61 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
ENV201 Environmental Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT130 Precalculus and Trigonometry or higher
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
4 crs.
BIO143 General Biology I and BIO143L General Biology I Lab
4 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Core
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
53-56 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
SCI315 Writing in the Sciences
3 crs.
Science Core
20 crs.
BIO144 General Biology II and BIO144L General Biology II Lab
4 crs.
CHM115 General Chemistry I and CHM115L General Chemistry I Lab
4 crs.
CHM116 General Chemistry II and CHM116L General Chemistry II Lab
4 crs.
PHY115 Physics I and PHY115L Physics I Lab
4 crs.
PHY116 Physics II and PHY116L Physics II Lab
4 crs.
Major Core
18-21 crs.
BIO360 Ecology
3 crs.
CHM310/CHM310L Environmental Chemistry and Lab
4 crs.
ENV121/ENV121L Environmental Science: A Global Concern and Lab
4 crs.
ENV200 Environmental Policy
3 crs.
ENV498 Internship
1-3 crs.
ENV/BIO200-400 Directed Elective
3-4 crs.
Concentrations/Directed Electives*
12 crs.
See below for options.
12 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.

Landscape Ecology Concentration
12 crs.
BIO226 Botany
3 crs.
ENV301 Soils in Our Environment
3 crs.
ENV420 Ecological Field Methods
3 crs.
ENV430 Strategies for Sustainable Development
3 crs.

Ocean Conservation Concentration
12 crs.
ENV240 Ocean Conservation and Management
3 crs.
ENV330 Physical Oceanography
3 crs.
ENV410 Coral Reef Ecology and Restoration
3 crs.
ENV440 Methods in Scientific Diving
3 crs.


*In lieu of one of the above concentrations, students majoring in Environmental Science may choose four Directed Electives within the program. Three of the 12 credits must be at the 300-400 level. This plan should be guided by the Academic Program Manager for Environmental Science and the student’s Academic Advisor (MC) or Academic Success Counselor (ADP).



Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

This program was available on-campus and online.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology program at Post University will prepare students for a variety of occupations in training and education. Throughout this program students explore the concepts of instructional design and instructional technology and, through project-based learning activities they develop employable skills in the field of instructional design and technology. The BS IDT program educates students to achieve their professional goals by providing relevant, hands-on experience that incorporates current educational theory and practice. 

Graduates of the BSIDT program are prepared for positions in instructional design, instructional technology, e-learning design, training and performance improvement, and instructional systems design. After program completion, graduates are uniquely qualified to serve as leaders in the field of instructional design and technology due to the practical application and experience our learners gain. Specific focus is placed on project-based learning strategies that enable students to gain specific experiences and skills that are highly sought after by industry employers.

Curriculum

This program will no longer be offered for new or transfer-in enrollment. If you have any questions about this program or any others, please inquire with Admissions at 800.582.8250.

B.S. in Instructional Design & Technology Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
Students may prove competency by passing a waiver examination. No credit is granted if the requirement is waived.
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
IDT433 Ethics of Instructional Design
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT105 Quantitative Methods OR MAT120 College Algebra
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Course
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
51 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
CIS311 Technical Writing in CIS
3 crs.
Major Core
33 crs.
CIS312 End-User Computing Application Design
3 crs.
CIS350 Advanced Multimedia Web Design
3 crs.
GAM247 Interactive Computer Graphics
3 crs.
IDT201 Theory of Instructional Design
3 crs.
IDT212 Principles of Instructional Technology
3 crs.
IDT231 The Process of Learning
3 crs.
IDT236 Contemporary Visual Literacy
3 crs.
IDT301 Instructional Design I
3 crs.
IDT312 Design of e-Learning
3 crs.
IDT401 Assessment of Learning
3 crs.
IDT412 Instructional Delivery Methods
3 crs.
Electives
12 crs.
CIS or IDT 300-400 Level Electives
12 crs.
Capstone Project
3 crs.
IDT498 Instructional Design Capstone
3 crs.

Career and Self-Awareness
6 crs.
Campus Students
6 crs.
CSA101 Exploring Self: Inside Out
3 crs.
CSA260 Professional Success Seminar
1 crs.
CSA400 Career Capstone
Prerequisite: CSA260
2 crs.
Online Students
6 crs.
CSS101 College Success Seminar: Learning Across the Lifespan
3 crs.
PSS301 Professional Success Seminar: Work, Life and Career Development
3 crs.

 



Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration

This program was available on-campus and online.

Program Description

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program gain knowledge in the basic business disciplines of accounting, economics, management, finance, marketing and business law. Students will develop necessary skills in communication through a required business-writing course. The importance of communicating clearly across all areas of business is repeatedly emphasized through writing and presentation requirements in all courses. Through career-focused coursework, students will develop vital decision-making processes, explore ethical issues in business, and examine the details of business operations. Their study culminates in a capstone, where students will apply their skills in a business simulation.

Graduates can pursue employment in the areas of administrative and operations management in corporate settings, retail and consumer products businesses, or manufacturing firms.

This degree program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Curriculum
B.S. in International Business Administration Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
21 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
BUS340 Business Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT120 College Algebra or higher
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Electives
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
BUS311 Managerial Communications
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
54 crs.
Business Law
3 crs.
BUS204 Business Law I
3 crs.
Business Core
18 crs.
ACC111 Financial Accounting
3 crs.
BUS211 Malcolm Baldrige Quality Standards
3 crs.
ECO201 Macroeconomics
3 crs.
FIN201 Principles of Finance
3 crs.
MGT105 Principles of Management
3 crs.
MKT200 Principles of Marketing
3 crs.
Major Core
24 crs.
ACC211 Managerial Accounting
3 crs.
BUS320 Logistics & Supply Chain Management
3 crs.
BUS411 Business Policy Seminar
3 crs.
FIN411 International Financial Management
3 crs.
IBA301 Principles of International Business
3 crs.
IBA305 International Business Law
3 crs.
IBA421 International Management
3 crs.
MKT311 International Marketing
3 crs.
CONCENTRATION ELECTIVES
9 crs.
See Below for Options
9 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.
 

GENERAL BUSINESS Concentration
9 crs.
300-400 Level Business Elective
3 crs.
300-400 Level Business Elective
3 crs.
300-400 Level Business Elective
3 crs.

ACCOUNTING  CONCENTRATION
9 crs.
ACC301 Cost Accounting
3 crs.
ACC303 Intermediate Accounting I
3 crs.
ACC300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.

FINANCE Concentration
9 crs.
ECO303 Money and Banking
3 crs.
FIN302 Corporate Finance OR
FIN306 Personal Financial Planning
3 crs.
FIN305 Analysis of Financial Statements
3 crs.


Certificate in Finance

This program was available on-campus and online.

Program Description

Students pursuing a Certificate in Finance develop their knowledge of how to analyze financial situations, determine potential problems, and arrive at workable solutions. Through case studies, students will gain knowledge of the cultural, global and ethical environments in which businesses operate. 

Students who earn their Certificate in Finance often go on to pursue their Bachelor of Science in Finance at Post University.

Curriculum
Certificate in Finance Total Credits
30 crs.
ACC111 Financial Accounting
3 crs.
ECO201 Macroeconomics
3 crs.
ECO202 Microeconomics
3 crs.
ECO303 Money and Banking
3 crs.
FIN201 Principles of Finance
3 crs.
FIN302 Corporate Finance
3 crs.
FIN305 Analysis of Financial Statements
3 crs.
FIN403 Investment Management
3 crs.
FIN411 International Financial Management
3 crs.
MGT105 Principles of Management
3 crs.

NOTE: Some courses may have additional prerequisites.

The Finance certificate gives students the opportunity to develop skills in financial analysis. Those who complete the certificate will have earned 30 credits towards the 120-credit Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. A maximum of 12 transfer credits with no transfer taken for Finance courses, other than FIN201, Principles of Finance, will be accepted. Students who may have taken other required Finance courses in a prior college program or through a banking institution, may petition for a course substitution.



Certificate in Game Design and Animation

This program was available on-campus and online.

Program Description

Students in the Certificate in Game Design and Animation program work together in a collaborative learning environment to tackle curriculum that combines game theory and genre study, with hands-on game-building skills — design principles, 3D graphics programming, character animation, game engine architectures and artificial intelligence. Graduates may secure entry-level positions as computer programmers, game developers, game designers and game technical support staff.

Curriculum
This program will no longer be offered for new or transfer-in enrollment. If you have any questions about this program or any others, please inquire with Admissions at 800.582.8250.
Game Design and Animation Certificate Total Credits
24 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computers
3 crs.
CIS200 Introduction to Programming (VB 1)
3 crs.
CIS230 Programming in Visual Basic (VB 2)
3 crs.
GAM217 Introduction to Video Games
3 crs.
GAM247 Interactive Computer Graphics
3 crs.
GAM257 Fundamentals of Game Programming
3 crs.
GAM301 Game Design and Animation I
3 crs.
GAM401 Game Design and Animation II
3 crs.

 



Certificate in Legal Nurse Consulting

This program was available online.

Program Description

Post University’s legal nurse consulting certificate provides students with the opportunity to acquire specific legal skills and knowledge in the context of ethical practice. It is a career-focused pathway to a variety of professional careers where legal nurse consulting skills and knowledge are required.

The program teaches traditional legal skills-based courses such as legal research and writing, and civil litigation. It also includes an introductory legal course in addition to subject-specific courses in personal injury law and medical malpractice, and an internship.

As distinguished from general paralegal skills, specific legal nurse consulting skills that are taught include, but are not limited to, being able to summarize medical literature, evaluate the standards of health care practices, obtain and identify medical records; organize medically-related litigation materials, and, analyze medical events in relation to allegations.  The legal nurse consultant can practice in a variety of settings such as law firms, government offices, insurance companies, hospital risk management departments, forensic environments, consulting firms, HMOs, or as self-employed independent practice professionals.

Curriculum
Certificate in Legal Nurse Consulting Total Credits
30 crs.
ACC111 Financial Accounting
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
LAW101 Introduction to Law
3 crs.
LAW203 Civil Litigation Practice
3 crs.
LAW205 Legal Research
3 crs.
LAW415 Personal Injury Law
3 crs.
LAW425 Legal Writing
3 crs.
LAW430 Medical Malpractice
3 crs.
LAW440 Legal Ethics OR
LAW460 Legal Studies Internship
3 crs.
LAW Elective
3 crs.







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