Current Term Classes - Healthcare Management

Spring 2022

Class registration opens on November 29 (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 5300: Population Health: Programs, Policy, and Epidemiology      
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 20 - Apr 28 | No class Mar 10 (Spring Break)            
Focuses on the unique integration of public health and healthcare systems. Provides students with key knowledge and skills to effectively promote health and prevent disease, while navigating public health and healthcare challenges. Emphasizes the identification of populations at risk; evidence-based care, care coordination, patient and community engagement, and reporting of outcomes. Prereq: Bachelor's Degree               
Maria Kronenburg | 3 GR credits | Required

PSHM 5600: Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer Service
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 19 - Apr 27 | No class Mar 9 (Spring Break)  
Explores the concepts and organizational factors impacting service delivery and quality management in health care; examines service excellence processes/resources to improve customer service and quality.  Applies strategies to address challenges in quality and service management; focuses on the concepts, theories, and applications to improve decision making in quality and customer service.  Prerequisite: Admission to HSM Grad Certificate Program.                          
Kevin Jackson | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSHM 5700: Economics and Finance of Health Care       
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 7-9:30pm | Jan 25 - May 3 | No class Mar 8 (Spring Break)
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 and financing, financial statements, and budgeting in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Certificate Program.                          
Mark Erath | 3 GR credits | Required

IT 5220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology             
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 19 - May 3 | Synchronous sessions, Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm; Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter's Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage. Application of various models and frameworks is achieved through assignment. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Certificate in HSM or Instructor Permission.                      
Lisa Wentzel | 3 GR credits | Elective

* 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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