Online Health Systems Management Program

Online Health Systems Management Bachelor of Science Degree

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management from Grantham University and launch an exciting career in this growing, dynamic field. Through the convenience of our 100% online format, you will gain the skills required to study information needs, design solutions and manage information storage and input, transfer and retrieve data in healthcare environments.

As reported in the news, a national plan was put in place to create universal medical records by 2015. The plan includes strategies to increase the use of healthcare information technology (HIT) and create national standards to digitize, store and share healthcare information electronically. This initiative has increased the demand for trained individuals to manage hospitals’ complex HIT systems nationwide. With your Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management, you can be one of the in-demand professionals in this field.

Health Systems Management Program Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the program, you’ll be able to:

  • Use information system tools, techniques and methodologies in healthcare systems
  • Apply project management principles to information systems growth efforts
  • Structure information collection and presentation to assist executive-level planning and decision-making
  • Apply basic systems analysis, design concepts and problem-solving skills to HIT problems
  • Analyze, design and implement answers to HIT problems
  • Create reporting and support capabilities for healthcare decisions

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, high school graduates, government employees, first responders, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS professionals, EMTs, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

Bachelor of Science - Health Systems Management Credit Hours 121
Total Credit Hours 121

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
AH111 Healthcare Delivery Systems
CS106 Introduction to Computer Systems
IS376 Advanced Database Systems
IS311 Security Operations
IS301 Web Design I
AH432 Healthcare Informatics

Full curriculum

CourseTitleCredits
AH111Healthcare Delivery Systems3
AH112Intro to Health Info Mgmt3
AH356Info Sec and Priv n Hlthcr Org3
AH432Healthcare Informatics3
AH497Hlth Sys Mgt Capstone Project3
BA150Principles of Business Mgmt3
BA215Business Statistics3
BA340Human Resource Management3
BA420Organizational Behavior3
CO210Business Communication3
CS101CompConcepts and Office Apps4
CS106Intro to Computer Systems3
CS116Intro to Program Visual Basic3
CS192Programming Essentials3
CS205Comp Software Apps Healthcare3
CS216Computer Networks3
EN101English Composition I3
EN102English Composition II3
GP210American Government I3
GS102Introduction to Life Science3
GU100Student Success1
HU260Strategies for Decision Making3
IS211Intro Info Systems Security3
IS259Database Applications3
IS301Web Design I4
IS306Web Design II4
IS311Security Operations3
IS336Information Systems Analysis3
IS337Info Systems Design/Implement3
IS351Info Systems Project Mgmt3
IS355Risk Management3
IS376Advanced Database Systems3
IS481Database Security3
MA105College Algebra3
SO203Social Anthropology3
SO251Technology and Society3
Program and core:109
Electives (4):12
Total:121

Additional online degree details

Degree level:Bachelors
Delivery method:Online
Availability:Available
Starts:Weekly
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Career Information

Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28% from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for these workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks. In addition, information security concerns are increasing for many businesses as managers realize that their current security measures are not enough to combat growing threats. More administrators with proper training will be needed to reinforce network and system security.

Growth is expected in healthcare industries as their use of information technology increases. More administrators will be required to manage the growing systems and networks found at hospitals and other healthcare institutions.

10-year Job Growth

In the next 10 years, the network and computer systems field is projected to grow by more than 96,600 positions, which is a 28% increase.

  • 443,800
  • 347,200
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs
Year total jobs is an estimate

Average Salaries

If you choose to work as a network and computer systems administrator, you can expect to earn:

  • The top 10% earn$108,090
  • The median earn$69,160
  • The lower 10% earn$42,400
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.
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