2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Services Management, B.S.

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The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management degree program is to provide students with foundational business and specialized health services management knowledge and skills to enter into or advance within the field of healthcare administration. The program’s mission is to develop competent and ethical managers and leaders who are capable of effectively managing healthcare organizations and facilitating change in a complex and continually evolving industry.

This career-oriented program also prepares those students wanting to pursue a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration or some other related field. Additionally, it provides currently employed allied health practitioners with an opportunity to explore various managerial aspects of the healthcare profession, thereby enabling them to further advance in their careers.

Students in the 120 credit hours Bachelor of Science degree program in Health Services Management must complete the General Studies curriculum, the 30 credit hours Business Core curriculum required for Health Services Management majors and the 33 credit hours Health Services Management curriculum. They must also successfully complete COSC 201 PC Software Applications  and 17-18 elective credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 33


Health Services Management majors are also required to successfully complete the following courses, all of which satisfy General Studies requirements

Total Credit Hours: 38-39

Total Credit Hours: 30

Academic Plan of Study

Semester One

Total Credit Hours: 16

Semester Two

Total Credit Hours: 15-16

Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Five

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Seven

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Eight

Total Credit Hours: 13


At least 50% of all 300- and 400-level business core courses and HSMT courses must be completed within the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business.

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