BS in Health Professions Management


  • East Falls Campus
  • Continuing & Professional Studies

Degree Earned

  • Bachelor of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

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We thank you for your interest in the Health Professions Management program. At this time the program is not accepting new applications.  Please check back for updates and contact the SCPS office with any questions.  

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The Bachelor of Science in Health Professions Management (BS-HPM) prepares working clinicians for management and leadership positions within their profession. The Program is designed for licensed and credentialed healthcare professionals who have not completed a Bachelor’s degree.




To earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Professions Management degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.

General Requirements

Courses required to fulfill General Education requirements are offered in a traditional 15-week semester and accelerated sessions. Foundation and Major courses are accelerated. Classes meet two evenings per week for seven weeks. The accelerated college year consists of six seven-week sessions. Students may begin or enter the Program at any one of the six accelerated sessions.

All courses are three (3) credits. Tracks require one course, unless otherwise noted (eg, the English requirement equals two courses.)

Courses in this program are only at the Jefferson - Center City Campus.

  • English - Composition - 6 credits
  • Art - 6 credits

    • ART 101 Art Appreciation
    • MUSC 101 Music Appreciation
    • HUMN 111 Philadelphia and the Arts
  • United States History - 6 credits
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science - 12 credits

    From four of the following: anthropology, communications, political science, psychology, sociology, religious studies

    • POSC 101 Government of the United States
    • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
    • OC 101 Introduction to Sociology Cultural
    • ANT 101 Anthropology
    • COMM 101 Interpersonal Communications
    • REL 104 World Religions
  • Computer Applications (or demonstration of computer competency)  


  • ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 102 Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
  • FIN 101 Principles of Finance
  • HCA 300 Health Services Delivery and Organization
  • HUMN 315 Methods of Effective Thinking
  • MATH 301 Statistics
  • MGMT 101 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

  • HCA 303 Business and Healthcare Law
  • HCA 350 Principles of Public Health & Epidemiology
  • HCA 351 Strategic Planning & Marketing for HSOs
  • HCA 412 Compliance, Quality & Outcomes Analysis in HSOs
  • MGMT 102 Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 304 Management & Organizational Theory in HSOs
  • MGMT 407 Financial Management of HSOs
  • MGMT 408 Program Planning & Evaluation in HSOs
  • MGMT 410 Leadership and Strategy: Advanced Seminar
  • PHIL 301 Healthcare Ethics

  • Health Professions Credits - 33-39 credits
  • MGMT 411 Internship

Total Credits: 120