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Health Systems Management Degree Requirements

  • These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2016¬†and thereafter. Students who enrolled earlier should consult the catalog in effect at the time they enrolled.
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General-Education Requirements
(43 credits)

General Education requirements for all new students entering UB in fall 2016 and after.

Health Systems Management Program Requirements (42 credits)

Core Courses (33 credits)

  • Health Indicators (HSMG 300)
  • Overview of Health-Care Delivery Systems (HSMG 370)
  • Principles of Health-Care Management I (HSMG 371)
  • Principles of Health-Care Management II (HSMG 372)
  • Health Policy and Politics (HSMG 373)
  • Quantitative Methods for Health Care Managers (HSMG 376)
  • Introduction to Quality Performance and Improvement in Healthcare (HSMG 472)
  • Health-Care Law and Risk Management (HSMG 477)
  • Internship (HSMG 492)
  • Strategic Management in Health Care (HSMG 498)

and one of the following:

  • Survey Research and Data Analysis for Health Services Administration¬†(HSMG 490)
  • Health Planning and Program Evaluation (HSMG 491)

Business Requirements (9 credits)

  • Introduction to Health Economics (HSMG 301)
  • Statistics for Health Administration (HSMG 302)
  • Health Finance (HSMG 303)

General Electives

Complete as many courses as necessary from any discipline to fulfill your 120-credit requirement to graduate, including these recommended courses:

  • Financial Management (FIN 331)
  • Management Information Systems (INSS 300)
  • Marketing Management (MKTG 301)

Information Literacy Requirement

Meet the UB Information Literacy graduation requirement by successfully completing one of the following:

  • Introduction to Information Literacy (INFO 110)
  • Health Indicators (HSMG 300)
as of fall 2014