Health Systems Management (Bachelor’s)

Health Systems Management Bachelor of Science Degree

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management from Grantham University to prepare for a career in one of the fastest-growing career fields around – the management of healthcare systems and networks. With the push for universal medical records – and secure, easy-to-use systems to access them – the demand for highly trained professionals to manage complex healthcare information technology (HIT) has never been higher.

Grantham University’s Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management can give you the skills to study information needs, design solutions and manage information storage and input, transfer and retrieve data in healthcare environments. Plus, Grantham University's 100% online programs allow many people, including military members and those who work full time, the opportunity to pursue careers in healthcare.

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, military personnel, 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.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

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

Course Title Credits
AH111 Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
AH112 Introduction to Health Information Management 3
AH356 Information Security and Privacy in Healthcare Organizations 3
AH432 Healthcare Informatics 3
AH497 Health Systems Management Capstone Project 3
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
CS106 Introduction to Computer Systems 3
CS116 Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic 3
CS192 Programming Essentials 3
CS205 Computer Software Applications in Healthcare 3
CS216 Computer Networks 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
IS211 Introduction to Information Systems Security 3
IS259 Database Applications 3
IS301 Web Design I 4
IS306 Web Design II 4
IS311 Security Operations 3
IS336 Information Systems Analysis 3
IS337 Information Systems Design & Implementation 3
IS351 Information Systems Project Management 3
IS355 Risk Management 3
IS376 Advanced Database Systems 3
IS481 Database Security 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
Program and core: 90
Electives (10): 30
Total: 120

Additional online degree details

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

Career Information

As clinics, hospitals and other healthcare institutions continue to invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks, more and more IT-savvy managers and administrators [1] will be needed to manage these systems.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management will prepare you for an entry-level career in network and systems management. Currently, the median wage for computer or information systems managers is right around $120,000 [2]. Demand for these skilled professionals is already high, and it’s expected to continue to grow by more than 50,000 positions by 2022 – an increase of 15 percent [3].

10-year Job Growth [3]

  • 383,600
  • 332,700
  • 2012
  • 2022
* Total number of new and replacement jobs for computer and information systems managers. 2022 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salaries [2]

  • The top 10% earn$187,200
  • The median earn120,950
  • The lower 10% earn$72,940
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries for computer and information systems managers are dependent on prior experience as well as the number of years of seniority.

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