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 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.

 



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.

 








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