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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


Marya Sabalbaro, B.S. ’13, M.S. ’15, has been promoted to the position of director for the Business Process and Projects Department at Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation. This is a new department that will focus on improving the organization’s performance by optimizing and managing business processes. Marya has been part of the Adventist Rehab family for more than eight years, getting her start with the organization as the MFA/AMG Office Manager.  After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in health systems management, she transitioned from the office manager position to the role of business process consultant and analyst for the hospital.  Since then, Marya has obtained her master’s degree in health systems management, become certified as a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma, and is currently working toward obtaining her Black Belt. She has successfully led several hospital initiatives that have made a significant impact on AHC Rehab’s operations.  

Efrin Efrain Solis, B.S. '11, M.S. '12, a senior project manager at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital in Texas, and his colleagues have been named recipients of the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for sustainable excellence through visionary leadership, organizational alignment, systemic improvement and innovation. In addition to being a graduate of the Health Systems Management undergraduate and graduate programs, Solis is also an adjunct faculty member at UB.