Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a Major in Clinical Management and Leadership

The bachelor of science in health sciences with a major in clinical management and leadership degree program is designed for working health science professionals who may be seeking career advancement, future graduate study, enhanced performance in a current position, or simply to broaden knowledge and skills. Courses focus on communication skills, leadership and group effectiveness, administrative functions, operations and information management, consumer needs, and the changing face of health care.

The Bachelor of Health Sciences with a major in the field of clinical management and leadership is a degree completion program that requires successful completion of 120 credits, 60 of which must be completed at GW. Up to 60 credits of course work may be transferable from course work taken elsewhere.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

60 credits of general education and advanced standing:
3 credits of English composition
4 credits of natural or physical science with lab
6 credits of social sciences
3 credits of humanities
44 credits of advanced standing*
* Additional academic coursework. Non-traditional credit sources may be considered on a case-by-case basis (i.e. military coursework, credit-by-exam, and non-college based health programs).
Requirements for the major:
At least 60 credits of GW coursework including:
CML 2140Mgt of HR in Health Sci Org
CML 2141Planning&Mktg/Health Sciences
CML 2142Financial Mgt/Health Sciences
CML 2143Current Issues/Hlth Sci Mgt
CML 4144Seminar/Health Sci Leadership
HSCI 2103Health Policy and the Health Care System
HSCI 2104Management of Health Science Services
HSCI 2105Current Issus in Bioethics
HSCI 2107Health Care in Literature
HSCI 2108Quality Improvement in Health Care
HSCI 2112WWriting in the Health Sciences
HSCI 2113Informatics in the HSci
HSCI 2117Introduction to Statistics for Health Sciences
HSCI 4103Health Care Law/Regulation
HSCI 4105Case Studies in Health Care
HSCI 4106Intro to Epidemiology for HS
HSCI 4112WRsrch/Wrtng in Health Sciences
Three courses selected from the following (advisor approval is required):
HSCI 2101Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness
HSCI 2102Pathophysiology
HSCI 2110Disease Prev/Health Promotion
HSCI 2111Dev/Health Care Professions
HSCI 3117Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences

Transferring credits

Up to 60 credits may be transferrable from courses taken elsewhere. For an assessment on the transferability of your previous coursework, please contact the program office. Coursework will be evaluated for transfer using the following criteria:

  • College-level
  • Academic in nature
  • Completed at a regionally accredited institution
  • Earned with a grade of C or better (C- grades do not transfer)