Health Systems Management (Bachelor of Science)

Earn an Online Health Systems Management Degree (Bachelor of Science)

Pursue a career in healthcare without getting a medical degree – an IT career, that is. From web design to security operations, Grantham University’s Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management combines computer systems management coursework with healthcare applications.

What will I learn in this online Health Systems Management degree program?
This health systems management degree program gives you the skills to analyze information needs, design solutions and manage information storage, transfer and retrieval in healthcare environments.

What careers can I pursue with my Health Systems Management degree?
After completing the online health management courses in this program, you will be prepared for a number of IT careers in the healthcare industry, including data processing manager and information systems supervisor1.

How long is the online Health Systems Management degree program?
At 120 credit hours, the online Health Systems Management Bachelor of Science degree program is designed to be completed in about 40 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will my Health Systems Management degree online program cost?
The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin almost every week, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

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Health Systems Management Program Outcomes

After successfully completing this healthcare management degree online program, you will be able to:

  • Utilize information system tools, techniques and methodologies applicable to healthcare systems
  • Apply project management principles to information systems development efforts in healthcare institutions
  • Structure information collection and presentation to facilitate executive-level planning and decision-making in healthcare environments
  • Apply fundamental systems analysis and design concepts and problem-solving strategies to information technology problems
  • Analyze, design and implement solutions to healthcare information problems
  • Develop reporting and support capabilities for healthcare decisions

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

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

Textbook Information

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
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
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
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
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
Program and core: 90
Electives (10): 30
Total: 120

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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