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Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Administration Course Descriptions and Curriculum

Course descriptions

All course descriptions can be found in the School of Health Related Professions section of the current UMMC Bulletin. Click here to access the UMMC Bulletin.

Plan of study

Students should consult with their academic advisor before course registration to determine the best plan of study.

Curriculum

Health Care Practitioners Track I

CourseSemester hours
BHSA 303Writing for Health Professionals3
BHSA 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
BHSA 311Introduction to Research3
BHSA 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
BHSA 330Introduction to Statistics3
BHSA 406Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
BHSA 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
BHSA 420Leadership Development3
BHSA 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
BHSA 455Capstone Seminar3
Total required hours30*

*Upon the successful completion of BHSA 455, students will be awarded up to 30 semester hours of professional credit based on previous coursework required for certification and professional credential. 

Health Care Operations Track II

CourseSemester Hours
BHSA 300Survey of Health Care Delivery 3
BHSA 303Writing for Health Professionals3
BHSA 305Cultural Competency in Health Care3
BHSA 307Epidemiology3
BHSA 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
BHSA 311Introduction to Research3
BHSA 313Health Education in Health Care Systems3
BHSA 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
BHSA 330Introduction to Statistics3
BHSA 401Introduction to Global Health3
BHSA 406Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
BHSA 408Organizational Behavior in Health Care3
BHSA 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
BHSA 420Leadership Development3
BHSA 423Health Promotion3
BHSA 424Current Issues and Trends in Health Care 3
BHSA 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
BHSA 455 Capstone Seminar3
HI 326Human Resource Management3
HI 428Quality Management & Performance Improvement Strategies3
Total required hours60

Health Care Generalist Track III *

CourseSemester hours
BHSA 303Writing for Health Professionals3
BHSA 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
BHSA 311Introduction to Research3
BHSA 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
BHSA 330Introduction to Statistics3
BHSA 406Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
BHSA 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
BHSA 420Leadership Development3
BHSA 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
BHSA 455Capstone Seminar3
Total required hours30*

*For students who meet the requirements of the Complete to Compete (C2C) initiative.