Health Care Systems Management Program

The H.C.S.M. program focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a variety of leadership positions in health care organizations. Of the 36 credit hours required, 12 are devoted to core courses. The remaining 24 credit hours focus on didactic and clinical aspects of the major.


Core Courses 
NURS 700 Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing
NURS 709 Legal/Ethical Issues in Health Care
NURS 735 Advanced Research Methods
NURS 740 Health Care Systems


Major Courses 
NURS 704 Advanced Role Integration
NURS 716 Managed Care Methodologies
NURS 712 Financial Resources I
NURS 724 Outcomes Measurement and Data Management
NURS 732 Disease Resource Management
NURS 744 Financial Resources II
NURS 748 Human Resources Management
NURS 752 H.C.S.M. Practicum*


*H.C.S.M. Practicum: A preceptor model of mentorship will be used in which care managers and nurse managers in local and regional health care organizations play a substantial role in the practical component of the program.

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