B.S. in Health Services Management

The Health Services Management online degree program is intended for professionals who wish to enhance their clinical or business expertise with studies in health policy and health delivery systems. The Health Services Management program focuses on those who aspire to management and leadership positions that combine their expertise and a familiarity with the key trends and stakeholders impacting the contemporary health care system in the U.S. A capstone seminar course allows students to apply their familiarity with health policy and delivery systems in a project focusing on a specific sector or organization associated with the health care industry.


Curriculum


Competencies: (24 Credits)

  • CSS101: Learning Across the Lifespan (Note: Students start their program with this course)
  • Writing *
  • Science *
  • History *
  • Social Science *
  • Information Systems *
  • Math *
  • Humanities *

    *Note: Students may transfer credits earned in specific competencies from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.


Lower Division Electives: (Up to 30 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


General Education Core: (18 credits)

  • Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • Globalization and World Politics
  • The Social Science of the Workplace
  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Studies Capstone (Students may take this course when they reach 100 + credits)

Professional Education Core: (21 Credits)

  • Elements of Organization
  • Principles of Management
  • Learning with Technology
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership Theory and Ethical Practices


Upper Division Electives: (12 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


Major Concentration: (15 credits)

  • Cross Cultural Communication and Diversity Management  
  • Survey of Health Services Delivery Systems
  • Public Policy and Planning in Healthcare 
  • Emerging Issues in Healthcare  
  • Capstone Seminar in Health Services Management