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.
This program was available online.
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.
This program was available on-campus and online.
Students pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship will gain knowledge and skills in: understanding marketing strategies for small businesses, building and using financial models, gathering and using competitive intelligence, creating and managing new business ventures, and buying and selling businesses.
This Graduate Certificate is intended to augment knowledge gained by students in a bachelor or graduate degree program and to aid in career advancement in their chosen field.
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.
This program was available on-campus.
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.
*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).
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.
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.
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).
The Equine Law Certificate combines the study of essential topics in the law with an application of these concepts to the concerns of the equine industry. A required internship provides valuable appreciation for the day-to-day activities of a legal practice. This certificate may be earned only in combination with an equine major or minor, and provides preparation for employment as a legal assistant or entry to law school. Graduates earning this certificate will have gained knowledge and experience that are valuable in equine business, animal welfare, and government.
Please note: This certificate is available only to students with a declared major or minor in Equine Studies.
This program was available online. For more information about this program for students currently enrolled, please reference the latest version University Catalog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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