Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion

B.S. in Health Services Management

No matter what’s fueling your ambition, we have the tools and structure to help you every step of the way as you achieve your goals.

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program health services management major is intended to prepare students for management and leadership positions in health service industries, this program will give you the opportunity to enhance expertise with studies in health policy and health delivery systems through our real-world courses. The Health Services Management curriculum will help you build a familiarity with key trends and stakeholders impacting the contemporary health care system in the United States.

health services management studentsAccelerated Program Features

Get the Credit Your Deserve: To be admitted, you must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits. You can transfer up to 72 credits.
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; afternoon, evening and Saturday morning classes; and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.

Curriculum

To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Philadelphia University. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.

General Requirements: College-level courses in writing, math, science, history, social science, humanities, and information systems are required for a Bachelor of Science degree.

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321 Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310 Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310 The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320 Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361 Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331 Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311 Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • FINC-323 Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201 Learning and Technology

*Major Courses: 15 credits

  • HRM-350 Cross-Cultural Communication and Diversity Management
  • HLTSV-310 Survey of Health Services Delivery Systems
  • HLTSV-315 Public Policy and Planning in Healthcare
  • HLTSV-325 Emerging Issues in Health Care
  • HLTSV-499 Capstone Seminar in Health Services Management

*Courses in this program are offered at Philadelphia University’s Main Campus in East Falls, and at the Bucks County Campus.