Health Systems Management Bachelor's Degree Program Highlights
The bachelor’s degree in health systems management at McNeese incorporates in-depth instruction and extensive hands-on experience to prepare students to plan, direct, implement and organize how healthcare is delivered in a variety of health-related fields and settings. In this degree program, students study human resource management, case management, healthcare and regulatory law, and integrated care and health systems to develop the communication, management, and research skills critical to successful health care management.
Flexible learning options
With between 50-99% of classwork offered online, McNeese’s bachelor’s degree in Health Systems Management offers students the freedom and flexibility to study from home and at their own pace. With online options, many students are able to complete their degrees in as little as three years.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)
Availability: hybrid, in person, online
Health Systems Management Bachelor's Degree Program Concentrations
Medical and health services managers, sometimes called healthcare administrators, are responsible for the planning, coordinating and directing of services within the facility in which they work. In the healthcare management concentration, your studies will focus on how to implementing your management skills to keep your facility going as a business while also sharing your knowledge with fellow care providers.Healthcare Management Curriculum
Quality improvement is the process of reviewing and evaluating patient care plans and outcomes to produce better patient care options. As a student pursuing this concentration, you will learn how to identify ways to improve provider efficiency and reduce the risk of injury to others.Healthcare Quality Improvement Curriculum
What Can You Do with a Health Systems Management Degree?
Health systems management students can pursue careers in a number of different healthcare settings after graduation, such as hospitals, residential car facilities, outpatient care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and more. Many students from McNeese also go one to successfully pursue graduate degrees in health systems management, or related fields:
Graduate Schools or Programs
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
- Master of Science in Health Systems Management
- Master of Science in Human Resources
- Assistant Healthcare Facility Administrator
- Client Care Manager
- Health Administrative Coordinator
- Health Information Management Quality Reviewer
- Health Promotion Specialist
- Health Systems Manager
- Medical Practice Manager
- Medical Scribe
- Population Performance Manager
- Residency Coordinator
Programs Related to the Bachelor's in Health Systems Management
Not sure if the health systems management bachelor’s degree is right for you? Check out these other undergraduate degree programs at McNeese, and talk about your options with a recruiter.
Dr. Amy Bufford