Healthcare Management Curriculum | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Curriculum

The program consists of of 54 semester credit hours of upper-level undergraduate courses. Enrolled studens will meet with their academic advisors to create a degree plan based on the BSHM course rotation. Through this format, students can complete the course requirements for a baccalaureate degree, which combines the credits earned for the associate's degree and the common core.

Healthcare Management Curriculum

Core Coursework-Executive Option
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPHM 4302 Healthcare Financial Management 3 hours
HPHM 4303 Principles of Human Resources Management 3 hours
HPHM 4304 Management and Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 3 hours
HPHM 4306 Healthcare Strategy and Marketing 3 hours
HPHM 4311 Principles of Health Systems Policy and Management 3 hours
HPHM 4313 Community Health Issues 3 hours
HPHM 4314 Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management in Healthcare 3 hours
HPHM 4317 Research Methods and Statistics in Healthcare 3 hours
HPHM 4318 Healthcare Law and Ethics 3 hours
HPHM 4334 Principles of Health Economics and Policy 3 hours
HPHM 4401 Fundamentals of Health Informatics and Data Analytics 4 hours
HPHM 4477 Case Study I - Strategic Management (Executive) 4 hours
HPHM 4478 Case Study II - Healthcare Analysis and Policy Development (Executive) 4 hours
HPHM 1002 Interprofessional Health Graduation Requirement N/A
Total 42 hours
Elective Courses Available
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPHM 4305 Fundamentals of Project Management 3 hours
HPHM 4308 Principles of Organizational Behavior and Theory 3 hours
HPHM 4312 Health Insurance and Managed Care 3 hours
HPHM 4315 Regulatory Requirements in Long Term Care and Current Concepts in Gerontology 3 hours
HPHM 4320 Long-Term Care Policy & Management 3 hours
HPHM 4322 Principles of Revenue Cycle Management and Budgeting in Healthcare Organizations 3 hours
HPHM 4323 Emergency Management, Disaster Preparedness/Response and Recovery in Healthcare 3 hours
HPHM 4324 Advanced Topics in Decision-Making and Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 3 hours
HPHM 4333 Fundamentals of Population Health 3 hours
HPHM 4335 Healthcare Operations and Supply Chain Management 3 hours
HPHM 4336 Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Applied Biostatistics 3 hours
HPHM 4337 Healthcare Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 hours
Total 36 hours

Technical Courses - Executive Option

Must transfer and/or complete, with a grade of "C" or better, 24 hours of pre-approved technical credits. Transfer credits will not be an option beginning Fall 2021. To be approved by the program. All courses must be completed prior to enrollment in HPHM 4478. All technical credit courses should be completed prior to HPHM 4477 enrollment.

Core Coursework-Professional Option
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPHM 4302 Healthcare Financial Management 3 hours
HPHM 4303 Principles of Human Resources Management 3 hours
HPHM 4304 Management and Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 3 hours
HPHM 4311 Principles of Health Systems Policy and Management 3 hours
HPHM 4313 Community Health Issues 3 hours
HPHM 4314 Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management in Healthcare 3 hours
HPHM 4317 Research Methods and Statistics in Healthcare 3 hours
HPHM 4318 Healthcare Law and Ethics 3 hours
HPHM 4334 Principles of Health Economics and Policy 3 hours
HPHM 4341 Advanced Interprofessional Case Study 3 hours
HPHM 1002 Interprofessional Health Graduation Requirement N/A
Total 30 hours

Technical Courses - Professional Option

Must transfer and/or complete up to 48 hours of health sciences professions courses. To be approved by your academic advisor.