Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management

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The concentration in health care management includes 24 credits comprised of six required health care management courses and two health care management electives. The concentration is designed to provide new educational and employment opportunities for adult learners seeking to complete their undergraduate degree with a liberal arts education and a professional focus in the health care field. Courses develop students’ foundational knowledge and skills in the key areas of health care systems and management. Apply now! 

Students in the health care management concentration are also required to take two ISLS courses and two 4000-level ISIN Special Topics in the Conduct of Inquiry (one in Humanities, and one in Social Sciences) courses.

The the courses are online, typically in a synchronous format. The courses are taken concurrently with students in the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM).

Required Health Care Management Courses

  • PSHM 3010 Introduction to Healthcare Management: Applying Concepts to Practice
  • PSHM 3080 Legal & Ethical Decision-making in Health Care
  • PSHM 4020 Management of Health Care Organizations
  • PSHM 4300  Introduction to Population Health: Programs, Policies & Epidemiology
  • PSHM 4650 American Health Care: Challenges & Opportunities
  • PSHM 4700 Economics & Finance of Health Care

Elective Health Care Management Courses
Select two or three for a total of six credits.  Electives vary by semester.  

  • PSHM 3050 Current Issues in Health Care (1 credit)
  • PSHM 4050 Understanding Diversity in Health Care (2 credits)
  • PSHM 3805 Health Information Systems & Applications
  • PSHM 4052 Global Health Care (2 credits)
  • PSHM 4200 Women’s Health Issues: Access, Treatment & Policy
  • PSHM 4400 Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences
  • PSHM 4600 Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer Service
  • PSHM 4750 Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Health Care
  • HR 4020 Human Resource Management
  • HR 4030 Organizational Change & Development
  • IT 3220 Strategic Business Value of Information Technology

Students in the health care management concentration are also required to take 18 credits of degree electives outside of the health care management courses. These vary by semester and may include courses in disciplines such as anthropology, art, art history, architectural history, classics, drama, economics, history, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology.

For more information please reach out to a recruitment coordinator. Call us at 800.346.3882 or email [email protected]


* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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