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Health Services Management, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #67 (WUR) Online
With the Affordable Care Act, the advent of electronic health records, and the aging baby boomer demographic, the healthcare sector is rapidly growing, and occupations related to healthcare are among the fastest-growing in the country. Learn more in the Health Services Management programme at University of Maryland University College.
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Overview

A Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management from University of Maryland University College can provide you with grounding in the core knowledge and competencies for effective management in the dynamic healthcare environment, teaching you to think comprehensively and strategically about healthcare trends so you can lead innovation.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Exercise sound business and financial management principles in healthcare settings through process mapping and strategic planning
  • Apply technological advances and emerging trends in the U.S. healthcare system to achieve organizational goals and practices
  • Identify, analyze, and evaluate quantitative and qualitative healthcare data and information for effective decision making in various healthcare settings
  • Evaluate legal and ethical issues associated with the planning and delivery of healthcare services
  • Analyze policies related to healthcare management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Sector
  • Health Care Policies
  • Management in Health Care Organizations
  • Health Care Financial Management
  • Health Care Marketing
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • Research and Data Analysis in Health Care
  • Health Care Facilities Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

Secondary education (high school graduation): If you have earned fewer than 24 transferable credits at a U.S. college or university, you must verify your completion of the equivalent of a U.S. secondary education by doing one of the following:

  • Requesting an evaluation from an approved international credit evaluation service
  • Providing official transcripts showing completion of the U.S. General Education Development, known as the GED, exam with a passing score

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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