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Master of Science in Health Care Management

The Curriculum

The Master of Science in Health Care Management is a 36 credit program consisting of the following:

  • An 18 credit core of courses [6 courses] 
  • Three, 15 credit  Specialty Tracks  [students choose one track]
  • A 6 credit capstone graduate project

 

Click here for a full listing of the courses for the Master of Science in Health Care Management.

 

HEALTH SCIENCES - MS in Health Care Management

 

Core Required for All Tracks - 18 Credits

IDST 5900 - Scholarly & Technical Writing  (3 cr)

IDST 5110 - Health Services, Issues and Trends (3 cr)

IDST 6120 - Healthcare Policy and Planning  (3 cr)

IDST 5600 - Management and Leadership in Health Care  (3 cr)

IDST 6111 - Strategic Planning and the Management of Health Care Organizations  (3 cr)

BINF 5131 - Health Care Finance Systems  (3 cr)

--or--

IDST 5800 - Financial Management in Health Care  (3cr)

Specialization Tracks/Options

Health Care Management  & Leadership

Informatics Certificate as Specialization

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Choose three of six, three-credit courses

All four, three-credit courses are required

All four, three-credit courses are required
IDST - 5650 Quality Management in Health Care  ( 3 cr) BINF - 5005 Health Care Information Systems  (3 cr) IDST - 5215 Human Resources Management  (3 cr)
IDST - 5700 Legal Aspects of Health Care  (3 cr) BINF - 5311 Introduction to Electronic Health Sys.  (3 cr) PSRT - 6116 Seminar in Wellness & Recovery  (3 cr)
IDST - 6200 Research Methods for the Health Sciences  (3 cr) BINF - 5115 Health Care Data Management  (3 cr) PSRT - 5101 Seminar in Psychiatric Rehabilitation  (3 cr)

IDST - 5000 Healthcare Data Technology for Research & Planning  (3 cr)

BINF - 5007 Health Care Information Privacy, Security and Confidentiality (3 cr)

PSRT - 5051 Seminar in Evidence Based Practices  (3 cr)

IDST - 6100 Foundations of Health Leadership  (3 cr)

 

 

IDST - 5215 Human Resources Management  (3 cr)

 

 

Electives (all 3 credit courses)

Health Care Management  & Leadership

Choose 3 Credits*

Informatics Certificate as Specialization

No Electives for this track

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

No Electives for this track

IDST - 5100 Multi-disciplinary Dimensions of Clinical Systems Management

IDST - 5200 Principles of Trans-Cultural Health Care

IDST - 5320 Social & Healthcare Policy for the Older Adult

IDST - 5610 The Healthcare Landscape

IDST - 5620 Healthcare Leadership & Relationship Management

IDST - 5630 Business Acumen - Essential Proficiencies for the Healthcare Manager

IDST - 5750 Introduction to Epidemiology

IDST - 6121 Data Analysis and Interpretation I

IDST - 6400 Evidence-Based Literature Review

IDST - 6500 Independent Study

NUTR - 6505 Ethical Issues in Healthcare Practice

NUTR - 6400 Clinical Management

* Note that with advance written approval from the Chairperson or Program Director, other graduate level, three-credit courses offered by Rutgers-SHP may be applied as electives to these degrees requirements.

Graduate Project - Required for All Tracks

6 Credits

IDST - 6975 Designing & Planning for Graduate Project  (3 cr)

IDST - 6980 Graduate Project (3 cr)  or  IDST - 6989 Clinical Graduate Project  (3 cr)

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED:

36 cr

36 cr

36 cr

 


HEALTH SCIENCES - MS in Health Care Management Psychiatric Rehabilitation Track

Core - Required - 18 credits total

IDST 5900 - Scholarly & Technical Writing  (3 cr)

IDST 5110 - Health Services, Issues, & Trends (3 cr)

IDST 6120 - Healthcare Policy and Planning  (3cr)

IDST 5600 - Management & Leadership in Healthcare  (3 cr)

IDST 6111 - Strategic Planning & the Management of Healthcare Organizations  (3 cr)

BINF 5131 - Health Care Finance Systems  (3 cr)

--or--

IDST 5800 - Financial Management in Heatlh Care  (3cr)

Specialization - 12 credits total

IDST 5215 - Human Resource Management (3 cr)
PSRT 5101 - Seminar in Psychiatric Rehabilitation  (3 cr)
PSRT 5051 - Seminar in Evidence Based Practices  (3 cr)
PSRT 6116 - Seminar in Wellness & Recovery  (3 cr)

Graduate Project - 6 credits total

IDST 6975 - Designing & Planning for Graduate Project  (3 cr) or

IDST 6980 - Graduate Project  (3 cr)

Effective Date:  10/17

Curriculum Total  36 cr

 

                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

 
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