BS Health Systems Management
In taking up an online degree in BS Health Systems Management, one's background and expertise as an EMT will be enhanced by additional knowledge in health care management, health care law, health policies, epidemiology, risk management, accounting and upper-level courses that deal with health management.
Nonetheless, the online courses are also open to undergraduate students who have completed the general education requirements with the average grade required by the institution you will be enrolling in. General education here includes English, math, oral communication, literature, philosophy, social science, biology, physical science, and computer literacy.
Examples of universities offering BS Health Systems Management online are:
Globe University/Minnesota School of Business - formerly known as Globe College, which was founded in 1885. Its campus is located in Woodbury, Minnesota. The university is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), an accrediting agency duly recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
The university is offering a distance learning program for a "Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management" with a curriculum that covers U.S. health systems and health care management. There's a broad range of topics to be covered, which includes public, health, health care law and ethics, ambulatory and long-term care, health politics and policy and hospital administration:
Students are being provided with training and knowledge on how to act effectively as health care management administrators or as leaders of healthcare management teams. Studies include learning about policy development, problem solving exercises, and business communications.
Franklin University - This university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is located in Ohio. It boasts of an online virtual campus and has partnered with more than 250 community colleges in providing their students with continuing studies for bachelor’s degrees online.
The degree offered here is called a BS in Health Care Information and Systems Management. The degree also aims to prepare the students to become effective leaders in the health care field. Emphasis is about training for leadership and team building, which is at pace with the current health care industry trends and ethics.
Franklin University offers a degree-completion program called "Allied Healthcare Management" for those with education and/or work experience in the field of health care. The program allows the transfer of 24 patient-care technical credits toward a bachelor's degree completion.
The following are the course offerings under the university's Allied Healthcare Management degree-completion program, although not all of these courses will be offered every trimester:
- Healthcare Terminology (2 cr. hrs.)
- Healthcare Management (4 cr. hrs.)
- Healthcare Financial Management I and II (4 cr. hrs/ course)
- Community Health (4 cr. hrs.)
- Healthcare Informatics (4 cr. hrs.)
- Healthcare Outcomes Management (4 cr. hrs.)
- Legal Aspects of Healthcare Management (4 cr. hrs.)
- Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Management (4 cr. hrs.)
- Healthcare Management Capstone (4 cr. hrs.)
- Independent Studies in Healthcare (1-4 cr. hrs.)