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Health Services Management Specialization
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 Business & Management

College of
Business & Management

Health Services Management Degree Specialization

Health Services Management Degree Specialization

The Health Services Management specialization at DeVry University can help you to understand the political, social, cultural, economic and technical influences that have shaped our healthcare system today. The areas of health services management range from patient records management and insurance claims and billing to healthcare financing.

As a graduate, you may manage operations in a specific healthcare department, or you may be a generalist working across an entire hospital or healthcare system. You may perform tasks such as: developing reports and budgets, or selecting and implementing systems for billing, patient records and other data.

Learn more about DeVry's online Health Services Management degree specialization.

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Program Coursework

When you specialize your business degree in Health Services Management, your coursework may include these courses:

Health Services Information Systems

Health Services Finance

Healthcare Policy

Managed Care and Health Insurance

Planning and Marketing for Health Services Orgs.

Health Services Information Systems

Providing experiential learning in hardware and software options for managing patient records, insurance and billing data, this course focuses on applying technology to developing and maintaining health services information systems.

Health Services Finance

This health services management course focuses on the complexities of healthcare financing in the United States. Topics include multiple payment sources and reimbursement systems; problems and issues in financial planning; and trends in healthcare costs and expenditures.

Healthcare Policy

Focusing on the impact of public policy on healthcare delivery in the United States, this course explores political, social, economic, and technological influences that underlie our policy-making process as well as cultural values and beliefs regarding health.

Managed Care and Health Insurance

This health services management course surveys the development of health insurance products and managed care approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare services in the United States.

Planning and Marketing for Health Services Orgs.

This course presents a framework for planning and implementing marketing initiatives for health services. Topics include market segmentation, targeting, positioning, and communication, as well as ethical issues and examples unique to the healthcare industry.

To learn more about required and elective courses to complete the Health Services Management degree specialization, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.