Healthcare and Medical Services Management

medical-servicesDesigned for adults currently employed in the healthcare sector – or adults who are interested in a career in healthcare management – the Healthcare and Medical Services Management concentration equips students with the resources necessary to succeed in a diverse and rapidly-expanding industry.

Through engaging course offerings, students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of healthcare structure, operations management, finance, law and regulation.

Please see the 2017-18 CofC Undergraduate Catalog for the Health and Medical Services Management concentration requirements.

Organizational Leadership and Management


Incorporating a variety of methods, the Organizational Leadership and Management concentration provides students with a strong leadership skill set, applicable to a variety of managerial and organizational settings.

Students will learn methods for assessing and developing talent, as well as techniques for effectively directing and motivating team members.

Please see the 2017-18 CofC Undergraduate Catalog for the Organizational Leadership and Management concentration requirements.

Applied Communication

applied-communicationApplicable across multiple career paths, the Applied Communication concentration provides students with an understanding of human communications theory and the effective implementation of related techniques.

With an emphasis on business and leadership applications, students will learn how to convey thoughts in a clear and concise manner; developing persuasive, evocative and motivational capabilities.

Please see the 2017-18 CofC Undergraduate Catalog for the Applied Communication concentration requirements.

Project Management

In a recent study, the Project Management Institute estimated that 11 million project management roles will be added to the global workforce, spanning 11 different countries, and increasing GDP across project-intensive industries by $6.61 trillion.

Students will learn how to expertly manage complex projects from beginning to end, with a focus on leadership skills, time management, and effective communication.

Please see the 2017-18 CofC Undergraduate Catalog for the Project Management concentration requirements.

Hospitality Operations Management

Hosting over five million guests (representing over $1.23 Billion in labor earnings) per year, the growth of the Charleston-area hospitality and tourism industry has resulted in a need for an educated workforce. The Hospitality Operations Management concentration will prepare students to initially fill mid-level operational roles in hospitality and tourism enterprises, including roles in operations management of public and private clubs, lodging and food service operations.

Through the program, students will gain an operations management perspective with a special focus on corporate decision making, revenue management and cost control procedures as well as sales and negotiations.

This concentration has been tailored to provide a means for students with prior college credits, and employment background in the hospitality industry, to obtain a four-year degree while remaining in the Charleston area.

Please see the 2017-18 CofC Undergraduate Catalog for the Hospitality Operations Management concentration requirements.