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Health Services Management Specialty

The Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Management is a new and innovative four-year degree program that strikes a balance between the management training and health services skills needed to make you competitive within your company and your industry. After you receive a Bachelor Applied Technology Degree, you will be prepared for leadership responsibilities in a high-technology industry environment.


Lower Division Academic Requirements (44 hours)
Completion of the General Education Core Curriculum (42 hours)

Two science labs corresponding to Core science courses (2 hours)


Lower Division Technical Requirements (31 hours)
Students are required to complete thirty-one (31) semester credit hours of technical specialty coursework from an approved Associates (A.A., A.S., or A.A.S.) degree in a Health profession, Business or Management area. Nineteen of the thirty-one semester credit hours must include the five courses listed below.

Course        Title                                                                                            Credit Hours

BCIS 1405  Business Computer Applications                                                              4
ACCT 2401  Principles of Accounting                                                                         4
HITT 1305  Medical Terminology I                                                                            3
HITT 1441  Coding and Classification Systems                                                           4
HITT 2435  Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies                                               4



Upper Division Requirements (45 hours)
An additional 45 major credits are required to complete the BAT degree.


Course        Title                                                                                            Credit Hours
MHSM 3302  U.S. Health Care Delivery                                                                     3
MHSM 3303  Statistics for Health Care Managers                                                       3
MHSM 3304  Communication for Health Care Professionals                                         3
MHSM 3310  Legal Issues in Health Care                                                                   3  
MHSM 3335  Financial Management for Health Care Managers                                    3
MHSM 3411  Health Care Information Technology                                                      3
TMGT 3305   Management & Organizational Behavior                                                 3
MHSM 4304  Risk Management for Health Care Professionals                                      4
MHSM 4310  Human Resources in Health Care Management                                       3
MHSM 4348  Ethics for Health Care Professionals                                                       3
MHSM 4351  Public and Community Health Management                                            3
MHSM 4551  Health Care Management Residency                                                      5
TMGT Electives*                                                                                                     6

*Choose two courses from the following:
TMGT 3307   Operations Management
TMGT 3354   Leadership
[Third course to come]


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