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Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management/HSM Information Systems

Graduates with a bachelor of science in Health Services Management (HSM) or Health Services Management Information Systems (HSMIS) work as managers in a wide variety of healthcare settings, including:

  • hospitals
  • nursing homes
  • insurance companies
  • health maintenance organizations
  • clinics
  • ambulatory care centers
  • welfare departments
  • rehabilitation centers
  • public health agencies

 Employment for these careers is projected to grow faster than average, at about 16 percent by 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, due to the continued growth of the healthcare industry.

 Responsibilities

All health services managers deal with finances, budgets, personnel, computer systems, legal issues, organizational behavior, including politics and conflict, and program planning and evaluation.

 Graduates of the Health Services Management program organize, coordinate and supervise the delivery of healthcare services.

 Graduates of the Health Services Management Information Systems focus on technology and information systems, such as database and network management, at healthcare facilities.