Health Services Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Health Services Management program prepares students to become candidates for leadership, supervisory and management positions in health services settings. The health services supervisor must develop skills to be an effective leader and planner, capable of coaching and developing motivated and committed employees and employee teams.


Field of Interest
Health Sciences
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Health Services Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Analyze the organizational, human resources, and communication management processes in healthcare. (HCC145, HSM122, HSM222, HSM230, MGT276)
  • Apply knowledge of technology and financial management tools in strategic planning and decision making in healthcare environments. (HSM222, HSM230)
  • Describe the characteristics of the external healthcare industry and its wide variety of healthcare delivery systems. (HCC130, HSM125)
  • Describe the intersections between insurance administration and state and federal oversight of segmented populations served. (HRC101, HSM226, HSM230)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
HCC130Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery (3) OR
Work experience or equivalent course education as evaluated by the GateWay Health Core Curriculum Coordinator (0)0-3
HCC145Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals (3) OR
Work experience or equivalent course education as evaluated by the GateWay Health Core Curriculum Coordinator (0)0-3
HRC101Overview of Healthcare Compliance1
HSM122Health Services Supervision3
HSM125Current Issues in Health Services Management3
HSM222Health Services Management3
HSM226Ethics and Legalities of Health Services Management3
HSM230Healthcare Strategic Planning and Deployment3
MGT276Human Resources Management3

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