Master of Science in Health Systems Management (MS HSM)

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Program Description

Program Overview


The online Master of Science in Health Systems Management (MS HSM) is designed for professionals seeking the skills and knowledge necessary to develop and manage information systems resources in healthcare enterprises. The student will acquire the skills needed to analyze information needs, design solutions, and manage information storage, transfer, and retrieval in healthcare environments.

The MS in Health Systems Management program courses are open for enrollment once a month.

Program Objectives


Graduates of the program are expected to be able to:

  • Utilize information systems tools, techniques, and methodologies applicable to healthcare systems.
  • Manage healthcare information systems development projects that meet health administration needs.
  • Develop reporting and support capabilities for healthcare decisions.
  • Ensure information policy and strategy are consistent with the clinical, ethical, legal, and financial requirements of healthcare institutions.
  • Evaluate all aspects of the healthcare environment and integrate strategic thinking into the operations of the organization.

Last updated October 2017

About the School

American Sentinel University exists to enable our students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Our high-quality online degree programs have been designed so that our students can maxi ... Read More

American Sentinel University exists to enable our students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Our high-quality online degree programs have been designed so that our students can maximize their Return on Learning. American Sentinel's educational approach is backed by top leaders in higher education in North America. American Sentinel was founded as a Vanderbilt University Technology Company by nationally recognized academic and business leaders, including Joe B. Wyatt, Chancellor Emeritus of Vanderbilt University and Dr. Richard W. Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University (author of several management books, former VP Marketing for Nortel, an award-winning professor at Vanderbilt University). Fast Facts Founded in 1988 (American College of Computer & Information Science) and 2000 (American Graduate School of Management) Over 15 online degree programs with no residency requirements 1,200+ students 1,400+ alumni 40+ full and adjunct faculty (over 60% with PhDs) 35+ academic administrators and staff Offices: Denver, CO, and Birmingham, AL Accredited: Distance Education & Training Council Student Satisfaction: average more than 90% across programs Mission Statement American Sentinel University's mission is to provide high-quality, innovative degree and certificate programs that enable students to develop the critical thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills necessary to enhance their personal lives and their careers in emerging industries and fast-growing sectors of the global economy. Vision Statement To be recognized as a world leader in providing accessible, quality, advanced education for the motivated, non-traditional learner/professional who seeks to lead in emerging industries or growing market sectors of the global economy. Providing new levels of access to motivated, non-traditional students who here-to-fore have not had the opportunity for advanced professional degrees for reasons of time, money, or geography. Innovative use of technology that creates new standards in assessment and achievement of academic excellence. Understanding and meeting the changing needs of its students, communities, and other constituents Creating excellence in student and constituent services. Read less
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