Current Term Classes - Health Sciences Management

Spring 2018

Class registration opens on December 1.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.

IT 5220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous Sessions, Thursdays 7-8pm. 
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter’s Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage. Application of various models and frameworks is achieved through assignment. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Certificate in HSM or Instructor Permission. 
Lisa Wentzel | 3 GR credits

PSHM 5300: Population Health: Programs, Policy, and Epidemiology
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 23-May 1 | Restricted to HSM Graduate Students
Focuses on the unique integration of public health and healthcare systems; provides students with key knowledge and skills to effectively promote health and prevent disease, while navigating public health and healthcare challenges. Emphasizes the identification of populations at risk; evidence-based care, care coordination, patient and community engagement, and reporting of outcomes. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Certificate in HSM.
Rashida Biggs | 3 GR credits | Required

PSHM 5700: Economics and Finance of Health Care
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 18-Apr 26 | Restricted to HSM Graduate Students
Provides basic overview of economic and financial management concepts in health care. Introduces important economic concepts and issues in health care, including market factors, production, costs, labor issues, and economic evaluation. Provides an overview of basic financial management principles, capital planning and financing, financial statements, and budgeting in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Certificate in HSM.
Maria Kronenburg | 3 GR credits | Required

*Some online, asynchronous courses include synchronous sessions. Attendance at these live synchronous sessions is strongly encouraged, but each session will be recorded for students’ future listening (at no penalty) if they are not able to attend the live session.