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Health Services Management
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online bachelor’s degree in health services management from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll be provided with core knowledge and competencies for effective management in the dynamic healthcare environment. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will teach you to think comprehensively and strategically about healthcare trends so you can lead innovation.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 300)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 307)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 310)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 320)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 322)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 335)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 372)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 400)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 420)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 435)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 495)

Related Required Courses

The following may be applied to general education or elective requirements:


  • (3 Credits, IFSM 305)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to work in the fast-growing field of health services management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program
  • This program is designed for entry-level and midcareer professionals.
  • We recommend that you have an understanding of the healthcare system overall, as well as knowledge of its specific functions and operations.
Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Gerontology and Aging Services
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online bachelor’s degree in gerontology and aging services from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll learn about the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of aging, and gain an understanding of programs, services, and policies that impact how we age and live as older adults. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will provide you with hands-on experiences in the aging services sector in preparation for a career that improves quality of life for this important and growing segment of the population.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, GERO 100)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 301)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 302)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 306)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 311)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 320)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 338)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 342)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 390)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 427)

  • (3 Credits, GERO 486A)
    You must take this Workplace Learning course concurrently with a new internship or work project related to your academic program. Prior program approval is required.

Related Required Course

The following may be applied to general education or elective requirements:


  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for a number of gerontological careers in areas that include program management, program and policy analysis, services development, and housing and facilities management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

This program is ideal for individuals who already have some healthcare experience or experience with the aging population.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
To up 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Required internship (can be virtual)
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Healthcare Administration
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Healthcare administrators manage complex organizations that serve diverse individual and community needs. With an online master’s degree in healthcare administration from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll gain the expert knowledge, management skills, and strong professional development you need to seize career opportunities and maximize your potential in this era of rapid healthcare transformation.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement 


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

Management Foundation Courses

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)
Healthcare Administration Courses

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 600)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 625)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 630)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 635)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 645)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 660)

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 665)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, HCAD 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare midcareer healthcare professionals for a leadership role in a dynamic sector that touches every life. Career opportunities are in areas that include department management, health systems analysis, legislative work, and executive leadership in the private sector, professional societies, nonprofit organizations, military, and in all levels of government.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, HCAD 640). If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to help improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
42
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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