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Health Systems Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Hammond, LA, United States
Health Systems Management (or HSM) at Southeastern Louisiana University is a new curriculum that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. HSM is "the business of healthcare". The program focuses on the system of healthcare as a population health phenomenon
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This curriculum teaches students the current and trending healthcare systems. It also teaches tools and methods to improve safety and quality in healthcare systems, how to collect and analyze data, and how to focus on outcomes in a healthcare setting. 

The curriculum introduces the financial aspect of the healthcare system: reimbursement based on outcomes and the "value vs volume" based care that is evolving in today's healthcare society. It also covers the importance of accreditation for healthcare systems, Health Informatics, and the role it plays in modern healthcare.

The purposes of the Health Systems Management (HSM) program from Southeastern Louisiana University are to prepare graduates who are able to understand current and future healthcare industry trends and issues; to develop, communicate and manage resources, and develop solutions to challenges for healthcare systems; and to improve overall quality and outcomes of healthcare systems and services.

Career options:

  • Health Coach
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Quality Compliance Officer
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Insurance providers
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Managed care companies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • US Healthcare Organization and Delivery
  • Principles of Healthcare Management.
  • Health Care Policy and Reform
  • Applying Evidence to Improve Healthcare Outcomes.
  • Human Resource Management for Health Care
  • Principles and Practices of Case Management
  • Introduction to Quality Performance in Healthcare
  • Study of Human Diseases/ Fundamentals of Human Disease
  • Healthcare and Regulatory Law
  • Healthcare Reimbursement System

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be eligible for full admission to Southeastern, international beginning freshmen students must meet ALL of the following criteria:Must have completed a recognized secondary school program with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.35.Must have taken the TOEFL or IELTS *:

  • Minimum IELTS score required - 6.0 overall band
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based 
Must have taken the ACT or SAT:
  • Minimum Verbal SAT of 450 or minimum 460 in Math (old format)
  • Minimum Writing and Language of 25 or 500 in Math (new format
  • Minimum English ACT of 18 or minimum Math ACT of 19

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3850 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Hammond

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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