Health Services Management
Understanding the American Health Care System and developing a better understanding of the legal, ethical, and financial issues within the healthcare industry can improve your decision-making abilities and increase your influence. Designed for individuals with aspirations to enter this field or advance their careers in health services, this degree and certificate program is comprised of performance-based learning experiences intended to develop the essential knowledge and skill competencies required for health service managers.
Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow faster than average (increase 18 to 26 percent) for all occupations through 2014, as the health care industry continues to expand and diversify. Job opportunities will be especially good in offices of health practitioners, general medical and surgical hospitals, home health care services, and outpatient care centers.
- U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Handbook, 2006-07 Edition
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- Human Resource Management & Development
- Planning & Project Management
- Evaluating Research in Management
- Budget & Finance
- Application of Technology
- Graduate Seminar (Multidisciplinary)
Health Services Concentration
- The American Healthcare System
- Healthcare Finance
- Healthcare: Legal and Ethical Issues
- Policy and Decision Making
All courses are 3 credits each.