Professionals from various health care disciplines who choose to complete a degree in health systems administration may be eligible to enroll in one of three curriculum tracks in the UMMC School of Health Related Professions' Health Systems Administration program. (Note: this program was originally known as the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. The program name is updated to Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Administration with the start of the summer 2021 semester).
Track I is designed for licensed, registered, or certified health care practitioners who are graduates of a regionally accredited associate's degree health care program to prepare for a management career within their area of discipline in the health care system. Track I Health Care Practitioner student earns 60 hours of academic credit through the successful completion of academic courses and professional, non-traditional academic credit.
Track II is designed to prepare students for a career in health care with a focus on management and leadership principles. Track II Health Care Operations student earns 60 hours of academic credit through the successful completion of academic courses.
Track III curriculum is designed for health care support personnel in health science centers and other healthcare environments to prepare for a management career in administrative functions within health systems or organizations. Content focuses on administrative functions necessary to maintain and operate successful health care centers or organizations. The Track III student will earn 30 hours of academic credit through the successful completion of academic courses.
To be considered for the health care generalist track, the student must meet the requirements of the Complete 2 Compete (C2C) Initiative. Please visit http://www.msc2c.org/ to see if you qualify.
The graduate will: