Current Term Classes - Health Sciences Management

Summer 2018

Class registration opens on April 16.

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.


PSHM 5020: Management of Health Care Organizations
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 22-Aug 7
Focuses on health care management and leadership theories, models and practices. Students will evaluate and analyze health care operations, the health care environment, and issues in management and leadership. Students will also develop managerial skills and apply strategies to improve performance, quality and decision-making in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Completion of PSHM 5010.
Maria Kronenburg | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSHM 5080: Legal and Ethical Decision-Making in Health Care
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | May 22-Aug 7
Focuses on principles & theories of law related to healthcare delivery, management & administration; examines the applications of laws on healthcare liability prevention & risks facing managers. Explores legal & ethical issues in healthcare systems; investigates the healthcare administrator as decision-maker, leader and moral agent. Evaluates situations with potential ethical/legal implications. Prerequisite: Admission to HSM Graduate Certificate.
Rashida Biggs | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSHM 5805: Health Information Systems and Applications
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:30pm | May 24-Aug 9
Examines how informatics in the health care industry improves patient care, health outcomes, efficiency, quality & evidence-based decision making; evaluates challenges and strategies for health care managers in implementing health information systems & their costs, benefits, and impacts in health care organizations. Analyzes key issues in data management, security, privacy and confidentiality. Prerequisite: Admission to HSM Graduate Certificate
Maria Kronenburg | 3 GR credits | Elective