Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Clinical Management and Leadership

The master of science in health sciences in the field of clinical management and leadership program prepares clinicians for leadership positions in all sectors of the health care delivery system. The program was developed to enhance the depth of knowledge in management and leadership skills of professionals from various clinical disciplines.

The distance learning format provides a convenient option for self-disciplined and self-directed students to pursue a degree and prepare for professional advancement while continuing with their work and other commitments. All courses are offered in a flexible, asynchronous format to meet the needs of busy professionals.

Students take courses focused on leadership and change, human resource development, financial management, and marketing of clinical services. Graduates of the program will have the capacity and competence to be successful in mid- and upper-level management positions.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 6 credits in graduate research courses, 9 credits in strategic leadership courses, 18 credits in clinical management and leadership courses, and a 3-credit elective course.

Graduate research
HSCI 6270Resear Meth Hlth Prof I
HSCI 6271Rsch Meth Hlth Prof II
Strategic leadership
HSCI 6223Topics -Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6240Issues & Trends in Health Syst
HSCI 6241The Health Care Enterprise
Clinical management and leadership
CML 6202Human Resource Development
CML 6203Health Info Quality & Outcomes
CML 6204Marketing Clinical Services
CML 6205CaseStudies/CliniclMgt&Ldrshp
CML 6274Health Economics and Finance
CML 6275Ldrshp&Change in Clinical Mgt
One of the following:
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Transl Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Res

Transfer credits

Up to six credits of previously earned graduate-level coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Contact the program office for the full policy and guidelines. Official transfer credit evaluations are conducted for admitted students only.