Current Term Classes - BPHM

Spring 2024

Class registration opens on November 27. (Date may be subject to change). Registration in BPHM classes is open to students enrolled in the degree program. Others may register with program permission as Community Scholars. Community Scholar registration opens during the fall and spring terms.

PSHM 4300: Introduction to Population Health: Programs, Policy & Epidemiology    
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 7-9:45pm | Jan 22-Apr 29 | No class Mar 2-10 (Spring Break); Synchronous class dates: 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/18, 4/1, 4/15, 4/29. All other class meetings are scheduled as asynchronous.
Examines health issues from a population health perspective of policy and programs; introduces students to principles of population health practice with emphasis on history, philosophy and scope. Examines how health care delivery systems, public health agencies and community organizations work together to develop interventions to improve the health outcomes in the various communities they serve.  Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.    
Mark Hutchinson | 3 UG Credits
PSHM 4600: Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer Service
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:45pm | Jan 23-Apr 30 | No class Mar 2-10 (Spring Break); Synchronous class dates: 1/23, 2/6, 3/12, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30. All other class meetings are scheduled as asynchronous.
Explores the concepts and organizational factors that impact service delivery and quality in health care.  It emphasizes service excellence and resources to improve customer service and quality of services. It will also focus on the concepts, theories, practices, tools, and strategies for quality improvement and quality management in health care organizations and in service delivery. Prerequisite: Completion of PSHM 3010    
Kevin Jackson | 3 UG Credits
PSHM 4700: Economics and Finance of Health Care        
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 7-9:45pm | Jan 17-Apr 24 | No class Mar 2-10 (Spring Break); All classes are held synchronously except: 1/31, 2/28, 4/24. These classes are scheduled as asynchronous.    
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, financial statements, and budgeting in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to BPHM or BIS Program.    
Mark Erath | 3 UG Credits
PSHM 4950: Capstone II: Health Sciences Management Project Implementation    
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 17-Apr 30 | No class Mar 2-10 (Spring Break)
Focuses on the successful completion of the student's capstone project proposed in PSHM 4900 Capstone Course I. Integrates the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired in the BPHM degree program and applies them to a problem or opportunity for improvement in the healthcare management field. Students conduct a project in a real world healthcare management setting. Prerequisite: PSHM 4900    
David Corlett | 3 UG Credits

* Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.

* 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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