Health Systems Management: Curriculum

The curriculum is designed to instruct students in the current theory and practice of health services management, including the study of organizational behavior, quantitative and analytical techniques, planning, finance and human resources management. The structure of the curriculum gives students the opportunity to apply managerial principles in real world learning environments and to design and conduct applied health services research projects.

The curriculum content focuses on: management and leadership competencies and their application to health services organizations through a study of organizational behavior, quantitative methods, budgeting, finance, information systems, law, strategic planning, governance, health policy, marketing, health insurance and managed care, health economics, and the social and environmental determinants of health and disease.

HSM Curriculum, Full-Time Program of Study (for students that entered in fall 2009)

     

Year 1

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-502

Health Care Organization

2

HSM-504A

Professional Seminar I

2

IDS-510

Health Care in America

2

HSM-514

Statistics for Health Care Management

4

HSM-531

Health Care Financial Accounting

4

HSM-550A HSM Internship 1
     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-504B

Professional Seminar II

2

HSM-523

Managerial Epidemiology

3

HSM-532

Health Care Managerial Accounting

3

HSM-533

Health Care Economics

4

HSM-551

Health Informatics

2

HSM-550B HSM Internship 1
     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-552

Health Care Information Systems

2

HSM-557

Quality in Health Care

3

HSM-567 Health Insurance and Managed Care 3

HSM-572

Health Care Operations Management

4

HHV-504 Health Care Ethics 2
HSM-550C HSM Internship 1
     

Year 2

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-515

Human Resources Management

4

HSM-559

Health Care Planning and Marketing

4

HSM-543

Health Law

3

HSM-597A

Master's Project I

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-536

Corporate Finance

4

HSM-545

Organizational Analysis and Change

4

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

2

HSM-597B

Master's Project II

4

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-560

Health Policy

3

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

0-2

HSM-593

Governance, Interprofessionalism and Leadership

4

HSM-596

HSM Capstone: Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

4

HSM-598 Integrated Capstone Project (elective) 0-2
     

Hours Required for MS Degree:

87

     
     

HSM Curriculum, Part-Time Program of Study

     

Year 1

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-502

Health Care Organization

2

HSM-504A

Professional Seminar I

2

IDS-510

Health Care in America

2

HSM-531

Health Care Financial Accounting

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-504B

Professional Seminar II

2

HSM-532

Health Care Managerial Accounting

3

HSM-551

Health Informatics

2

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-552

Health Care Information Systems

2

HSM-557 Quality in Health Care 3
HHV-504 Health Care Ethics 2
     

Year 2

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-514

Statistics for Health Care Management

4

HSM-515

Human Resources Management

4

HSM-550A HSM Internship 1
     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-523

Managerial Epidemiology

3

HSM-533

Health Care Economics

4

HSM-550B HSM Internship 1
     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-567

Health Insurance and Managed Care

3

HSM-572

Health Care Operations Management

4

HSM-550C HSM Internship 1
     

Year 3

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-559

Health Care Planning and Marketing

4

HSM-543

Health Law

3

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-536

Corporate Finance

4

HSM-545

Organizational Analysis and Change

4

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-560

Health Policy

3

HSM-590 Topics in Health Systems Management (elective) 0-2

HSM-593

Governance, Interprofessionalism and Leadership

4

     

Year 4

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-597A

Master's Project I

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

0-2

HSM-597B

Master's Project II

4

     

Spring Quarter

   
HSM-590 Topics in Health Systems Management (elective) 0-2

HSM-596

HSM Capstone: Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

4

HSM-598 Integrated Capstone Project (elective) 0-2
     

Hours Required for MS Degree:

87



HSM Curriculum, Full-Time Program of Study (for students entering in 2010-2011)

     

Year 1

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-502

Health Care Organization

2

HSM-504A

Professional Seminar I

2

IDS-510

Health Care in America

2

HSM-514

Statistics for Health Care Management

4

HSM-531

Health Care Financial Accounting

4

HSM-550A HSM Internship 1
     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-504B

Professional Seminar II

2

HSM-523

Managerial Epidemiology

3

HSM-536

Corporate Finance

3

HSM-533

Health Care Economics

4

HSM-552

Health Informatics

2

HSM-550B HSM Internship 1
     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-551

Health Care Information Systems

2

HSM-557

Quality in Health Care

3

HSM-567 Health Insurance and Managed Care 3

HSM-572

Health Care Operations Management

4

HSM-576 Ethics for Health Care Managers 2
HSM-550C HSM Internship 1
     

Year 2

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-515

Human Resources Management

4

HSM-559

Health Care Planning and Marketing

4

HSM-543

Health Law

3

HSM-597A

Master's Project I

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-532

Health Care Managerial Accounting

4

HSM-545

Organizational Analysis and Change

4

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

2

HSM-597B

Master's Project II

4

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-560

Health Policy

3

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

2

HSM-593

Governance, Interprofessionalism and Leadership

4

HSM-596

HSM Capstone: Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

4

     

Hours Required for MS Degree:

87

     
     

HSM Curriculum, Part-Time Program of Study

     

Year 1

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-502

Health Care Organization

2

HSM-504A

Professional Seminar I

2

IDS-510

Health Care in America

2

HSM-531

Health Care Financial Accounting

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-504B

Professional Seminar II

2

HSM-536

Corporate Finance

4

HSM-552

Health Care Information Systems

2

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-551

Health Informatics

2

HSM-557 Quality in Health Care 3
HSM-576 Ethics for Health Care Managers 2
     

Year 2

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-514

Statistics for Health Care Management

4

HSM-515

Human Resources Management

4

HSM-550A HSM Internship 1
     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-523

Managerial Epidemiology

3

HSM-533

Health Care Economics

4

HSM-550B HSM Internship 1
     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-567

Health Insurance and Managed Care

3

HSM-572

Health Care Operations Management

4

HSM-550C HSM Internship 1
     

Year 3

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-559

Health Care Planning and Marketing

4

HSM-543

Health Law

3

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-532

Health Care Managerial Accounting

4

HSM-545

Organizational Analysis and Change

4

     

Spring Quarter

   

HSM-560

Health Policy

3

HSM-590 Topics in Health Systems Management (elective) 0-2

HSM-593

Governance, Interprofessionalism and Leadership

4

     

Year 4

   

Fall Quarter

   

HSM-597A

Master's Project I

4

     

Winter Quarter

   

HSM-590

Topics in Health Systems Management (elective)

0-2

HSM-597B

Master's Project II

4

     

Spring Quarter

   
HSM-590 Topics in Health Systems Management (elective) 0-2

HSM-596

HSM Capstone: Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations

4

     

Hours Required for MS Degree:

87