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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including one required course and the remaining credits taken in courses approved by the program director.

An overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) is required. The degree must be completed within four years.

HSML 6270Research in Health Services Administration
Additional coursework
Prior to matriculation in the program, students work with the program director to develop a program of study that encompasses course selections and sequencing. Students must meet with the program director each semester prior to registration. All changes to the program of study must be approved.
The program director may approve up to 8 credits in graduate-level courses that have not been applied to a previous graduate degree as transfer credit. To qualify for transfer credit, course(s) must be relevant to the specialist program and credit must have been earned from an accredited institution within the past three years with a grade of B or above.
Courses that may be appropriate for the degree:
HSML 6202Introduction to Health Services Delivery
HSML 6203Introduction to Health Management
HSML 6204Quality and Performance Improvement
HSML 6206Quantitative Methods and Epidemiology in Health Services
HSML 6207Health Services Information Applications
HSML 6208Medical Informatics
HSML 6209Health Services Finance and Accounting Theory
HSML 6210Health Services Financial Applications
HSML 6211Health Economics
HSML 6212Community Health Management and Advocacy
HSML 6213Health Services, Marketing, and Planning
HSML 6215Health Law for Managers
HSML 6216Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior
HSML 6218Seminar: Health Services Management and Leadership
HSML 6231Management of Acute Care Hospitals
HSML 6236Post-Acute Care Management and Leadership
HSML 6237Managing the Skilled Nursing Facility
HSML 6238Ambulatory Care Management
HSML 6244Supply Chain Management in Health Services
HSML 6245Disaster Management for Health Care Organizations
HSML 6246Service Line and Project Management
HSML 6247Consulting in Health Care
HSML 6285Readings in Health Services Management
HSML 6286Readings in Health Services Management
HSML 6299Topics in HSML