Health Services Management

The Health Services Management concentration is intended for professionals wishing to enhance their clinical expertise with studies in health policy and health delivery systems. Its focus is on those who aspire to management and leadership positions. The major combines their clinical expertise and builds a familiarity with the key trends and stakeholders impacting the contemporary health care system in the United States.

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This program is intended for adults who have a minimum of 30 credits to apply to their BS degrees. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended, accredited colleges and universities.  Credits include college-level courses in Writing, Math, Scientific Reasoning, History, Social Science, Humanities and Information Systems. (Please note: Information Systems training or coursework required within 5 years of enrollment in the program.)

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

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    • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar

     
    • MGMT-361   Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
     
    • ECON-331   Economic Decision Making
     
    • STAT-311     Finding and Evaluation 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

 

Free Electives: 12 credits

Call 215.951.2900 or email evening@PhilaU.edu for more information about this innovative program or to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.