Current Term Classes - Certificate in Health Sciences Management

Spring 2024

Class registration opens on November 27. (Date 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 | 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.
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    
Mark Hutchinson | 3 GR Credits | Required

PSHM 5600: 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 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 | Wednesdays, 7-9:45pm | Jan 17-Apr 24 | No class Mar 2-10 (Spring Break);All classes will be 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 and financing, financial statements, and budgeting in health care organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Certificate Program.    
Mark Erath | 3 GR Credits | Required

* 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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