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Annual Course Schedule - BPHM

Please note that SCPS may cancel, modify, or make substitutions as deemed necessary in any given semester.  

Fall
PSHM 3010 An Introduction to Healthcare Management: Applying Concepts to Practice (Required)
PSHM 3050 Current Issues in Healthcare (1-credit, Elective)
PSHM 4020 Management of Health Care Organizations (Required)
PSHM 4052 Global Health Care (2-credits, Elective)
PSHM 4650 American Healthcare: Challenges & Opportunities (Required)
PSHM 4750 Organizational Behavior & Leadership in Health Care (Elective)
PSHM 4800 Health Sciences Management Internship (1-2 credits, Required)
PSHM 4900 Capstone I: Development of Health Sciences Management Project (Required)
HR 4020 Human Resource Management (Elective)

Spring
PSHM 4050 Understanding Diversity in Health Care (2-credits, Elective)
PSHM 4300 Population Health: Programs, Policy & Epidemiology (Required)
PSHM 4400 Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences (Required)
PSHM 4600 Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer Service (Required)
PSHM 4700 Economics and Finance of Health Care (Required)
PSHM 4950 Capstone II: Implementation of Health Sciences Management Project (Required)
IT 3220 Introduction to Information Technology (Elective)

Summer
PSHM 3080: Legal & Ethical Decision-Making in Health Care (Requirement)
PSHM 3805 Health Information Systems & Applications (Requirement)
PSHM 4200 Women’s Health Issues: Access, Treatment & Policy (Elective)
PSHM 4800 Health Sciences Management Internship (2-3 credits, Required)

* 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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My own experience confirms my belief in the importance of education and lifelong learning. I know what it's like to take courses online and to make sacrifices to devote myself to my studies. But I also know the kind of opportunities education opens up.
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Ana Abad-Jorge

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management & Certificate in Health Sciences Management

After 27 years spent working with the most vulnerable of patients as a pediatric nutritionist with the UVA Health System, Ana decided to pursue her lifelong goal of teaching. She earned her doctorate in higher education and adult learning, and is now program director and assistant professor for the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management and Certificate in Health Sciences Management programs.

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