HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A partnership between the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health will deliver health care leadership and management training across Texas.
Bauer College Executive Education Director Gary Randazzo said the partnership will provide continuing education opportunities for a wide range of health care industry careers.
“UTHealth School of Public Health and Bauer College of Business formed this partnership due to the interest in and the need for business and administrative training for clinical, professional and administrative staffs in health care facilities,” Randazzo said.
He added: “UTHealth School of Public Health is known for the highest quality training for clinical hospital leadership. For years, their programs have focused on quality delivery of health care in complex settings. Bauer College excels in providing superior training for all business disciplines. As a partnership, the UTHealth School of Public Health-Bauer health care programs will provide a robust program for the development of all levels of health care professionals. The partnership will also allow the ability to provide customized programs for hospitals and health care facilities throughout Texas.”
Open enrollment programs will be offered to the public throughout the year for the Health Care Management Certificate, with classes including analytics for decision-making, health care-specific accounting and finance, strategy and innovation, supply chain management and others. Separate learning paths for senior leaders, mid-management, nursing leadership and individuals moving into the health care industry will be offered.
“Together, UTHealth School of Public Health and Bauer College of Business are well positioned to immediately serve the local healthcare community’s executive education needs by capitalizing on the unique strengths of each school. This partnership will allow healthcare providers across Texas access to desired leadership training without extensive travel,” said Lee Revere, Ph.D. director of the George McMillan Fleming Center for Healthcare Management at UTHealth School of Public Health.
Additionally, classes for leaders and managers in the health care industry will be offered as custom programs for organizations designed to fit specific needs.
UTHealth School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Public Health and the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management and the Council on Education for Public Health. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the highest standard of achievement for business schools.
For more information, visit bauer.uh.edu/exec.
About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 45,000 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.
About the C. T. Bauer College of Business
The C. T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for more than 60 years at the University of Houston main campus. Through its five academic departments, the college offers a full-range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in business. The Bauer College is fully accredited by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In August 2000, Houston business leader and philanthropist Charles T. (Ted) Bauer endowed the College of Business with a $40 million gift. In recognition of his generosity, the college was renamed the C. T. Bauer College of Business.
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing, John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School, and schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry and public health. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. For more information, visit www.uth.edu.