Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Health Services Management.

PUT YOUR PASSION FOR HEALTHCARE TO WORK.

GET TO KNOW OUR HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.

Master the ins and outs of healthcare management through our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Health Services Management. You’ll be studying important topics such as health rights and responsibilities, healthcare policy, records management, insurance claims billing and healthcare financing. Our expert faculty of professors will give you a real-world view of what it’s like to manage comprehensive healthcare billing systems, facilities and patient accounting.

The Health Services Management Specialization can be earned as a part of the following bachelor's in business degrees:

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s in Management
  • Bachelor’s in Technical Management

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Business with Health Services Management Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


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Cost

$497-609/Credit
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What You'll Learn

  • Business affairs and strategies
    Learn about business affairs and strategies such as billing and collection.
  • Organizing Patient Flow
    Learn about continually evolving healthcare systems, technological innovations, complex government regulations, and preventive care initiatives to assist with organizing patient flow.
  • Supervising and Hiring Nonmedical Staff
    Understand the fundamental management theories and traditional managerial responsibilities in formal and informal organizational structures, including planning, organizing, directing, controlling and staffing.
  • Budget, Technology and Human Resource Planning
    Learn to achieve corporate goals by surveying current trends and best practices in use of technology in the human resources field and studying policies and procedures for short- and long-range human resource planning, recruiting and selection.

ACCREDITATION MATTERS

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org.

Career Opportunities and

Graduates with our Health Services Management Specialization may consider the following careers:

  • Medical office supervision

  • Patient accounting and billing systems

  • Managed care coordination

  • Medical computer sales

  • Management of provider networks

  • Facility direction and marketing

Option 1: Business Administration

Program-Specific Courses

Health Services Management

HSM310 Introduction to Health Services Management
HSM320 Health Rights and Responsibilities
HSM330 Health Services Information Systems
HSM340 Health Services Finance
HSM410 Healthcare Policy
HSM420 Managed Care and Health Insurance
HSM430 Planning and Marketing for Health Service Organizations

Core Degree Courses

Business Core1

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
ACCT346 Managerial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
BUSN379 Finance
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
ECON312 Principles of Economics
MGMT303 Principals of Management
MGMT404 Project Management

SENIOR PROJECT

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives

CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities3

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS3254 Environmental Sociology
LAWS3105 The Legal Environment

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2286 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 2: Management

Program-Specific Courses

Health Services Management

HSM310 Introduction to Health Services Management
HSM320 Health Rights and Responsibilities
HSM330 Health Services Information Systems
HSM340 Health Services Finance
HSM410 Healthcare Policy
HSM420 Managed Care and Health Insurance
HSM430 Planning and Marketing for Health Services Organizations

Core Degree Courses

Business, Management and Technology

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN319 Marketing
CIS115 Logic and Design
CIS206 Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management
MGMT404 Project Management
MGMT410 Human Resource Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Analytics

BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
BIAM400 Applied Business Analytics
BIAM410 Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1857 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Natural Sciences8

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI228 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 3: Technical Management

Program-Specific Courses

Health Services Management

HSM310 Introduction to Health Services Management
HSM320 Health Rights and Responsibilities
HSM330 Health Services Information Systems
HSM340 Health Services Finance
HSM410 Healthcare Policy
HSM420 Managed Care and Health Insurance
HSM430 Planning and Marketing for Health Services Organizations

Core Degree Courses

Business, Management and Technology

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN412 Business Policy
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management
MGMT404 Project Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives9

BUSN319 Marketing
BUSN369 International Business
CIS115 Logic and Design
CIS170C Programming with Lab
CIS206 Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1857 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2286 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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Technical Management: Health Services Management

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*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. This accreditation applies to the Bachelor's of Business Administration and the Bachelor's of Technical Management.
1Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must also take the following to fulfill this requirement:
(a) all of: BUSN412; GSCM206
(b) one of: BUSN369; INTP491 and INTP492
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Certain students enrolled as online students are assigned PSYC307 in lieu of this requirement.
5Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.
6Students enrolled at a New Jersey location may take PHYS204 or SCI200 to fulfill this requirement.
7Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 as part of this requirement or the General Education Option. 
8Ohio residents enrolled as online students, and students enrolled at an Ohio location, must take an additional natural sciences course from those with prefixes BIOS, PHYS, or SCI as part of this requirement.
9Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take 55 semester-credit hours of general education coursework. Fifteen semester-credit hours of general education coursework may be applied to the Electives course area.