Current Term Classes - Health Sciences Management

Fall 2021

Class registration opens on August 11 (may be subject to change).

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 | Thursdays, 7-9:45pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class on Nov 25         
Focuses on the management concepts, theories, responsibilities, functions, and leadership skills for managers in health care organizations (HCOs). Students will evaluate and analyze health care operations, the health care environment, and issues in management and leadership. Students will apply managerial skills and strategies to improve performance, quality and decision-making in HCOs.
Maria Kronenburg | 3 GR credits |Required

PSHM 5650: American Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities  
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 7-9:45pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class on Nov 24         
Provides foundational overview of the structure/function of US health care system including challenges and opportunities to develop competence in healthcare management, promotes critical discussion of history and current status of healthcare delivery systems. Examines challenges facing providers, patients and policy makers, and uses current events to explore healthcare controversies. Prerequisite: Admission to the HSM Graduate Certificate.
Kevin Jackson | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSHM 5750: Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Health Care  
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:45pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class on Nov 25         
Moves through individual, group, and organizational levels of behavior, drawing on concepts and practices from the field of Organizational Behavior (OB). Provides a basic understanding of one's own and others' behavior, particularly in teams, and enhances students' ability to communicate and work effectively with others, including core leadership skills.  Prerequisites: Admission to HSM Graduate Certificate; and completion of PSHM 5010 or 5020.
Stephen Oliver | 3 GR credits | Elective

*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions. They will be recorded for those unable to attend a synchronous meeting for viewing at a later time.

* 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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