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.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

BS-HSM Credit Hours 120
Total Credit Hours 120

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 Intro to Health Info Mgmt 3
AH356 Info Sec and Priv n Hlthcr Org 3
AH432 Healthcare Informatics 3
AH497 Hlth Sys Mgt Capstone Project 3
CO101 Intro to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Intro to Computer Applications 3
CS106 Intro to Computer Systems 3
CS116 Intro to Program Visual Basic 3
CS192 Programming Essentials 3
CS205 Comp Software Apps 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
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
IS211 Intro Info 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 Info Systems Design/Implement 3
IS351 Info Systems Project Mgmt 3
IS355 Risk Management 3
IS376 Advanced Database Systems 3
IS481 Database Security 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
Program and core: 87
Electives (11): 33
Total: 120

Additional online degree details

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

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.
*2020 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salary

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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