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Launch or advance your career as a health-care manager through our certified degree program.

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Want to add a minor to your major? 
Learn more about our minors. (Note that not all minors are possible to combine with every major.)

Shorten your path to your master's degree.
Students who qualify may take up to 9 graduate credits, which apply to both the bachelor's degree in Health Systems Management and the master's degree in Health Systems Management. Contact us for more information or learn more about our accelerated options.

Get credit for your work experience.
Registered nurses (RNs) and radiologic technologists (RTs) who are licensed in Maryland are awarded 60 transfer credits.

Make a Bee Line Toward Your Degree

Bee Line, a transfer access program designed to benefit Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to a University of Baltimore bachelor's degree program, is available for this program at the Universities at Shady Grove. Learn more.

This Bachelor of Science program:

  • is offered Saturdays specifically with working professionals in mind
  • can be completed through a combination of traditional classroom classes and online courses
  • is also offered at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md.
  • is for transfer students only.

It is also certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.


  • gain knowledge of business practices, leadership skills and support services, rendering you highly in demand to deal with issues such as quality/process improvement, cost-saving strategies, risk management and more
  • be prepared to enter or advance an administration or management career in such organizations as:
    • hospitals, health-care facilities and medical group practices
    • insurance organizations
    • pharmaceutical companies
    • federal and state government agencies
    • home health-care and long-term care programs
  • be versed in health management, business and public policy applied in the health care system, and the liberal arts with an emphasis on analytical, communication and technical skills.

This program prepares you to pursue UB’s Master of Science in Health Systems Management, which includes the advanced courses necessary for executive careers.



Alumni Spotlights

Raymond Raymond Vanderhyden, B.S. '14, who is currently heading into his third year at The George Washington University Law School, has already been offered (and has accepted) an associate attorney position with the law firm Duane Morris LLP upon graduation. Duane Morris has more than 750 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally. Raymond will likely practice in the areas of health care litigation, complex litigation and general litigation once he joins the firm. He is an active member of the Health Systems Management alumni network, and is excited about participating in future alumni events. 

The B.S. in Health Systems Management program is one of five programs housed in the School of Health and Human Services. Learn more...