Published on June 26th, 2014 | by Alex Conover0
New B.S. in Healthcare and Human Services Management program offered
“Graduates of this program will be poised for careers in the rapidly changing healthcare and human services fields,” said Merri Moody, dean of the graduate school of health and human services at Saint Mary’s. “Whether you’re striving to learn about the delivery of services to diverse populations or want to attain a management position, you will benefit from this comprehensive program.”
Ideal students for this program are individuals who have earned a two-year degree or completed some college credits toward a bachelor’s degree and are interested in healthcare and human services. Featuring an accelerated delivery model and evening courses, the program is well suited for busy adults. Additionally, Saint Mary’s professors are working professionals who will help individuals succeed and advance in the health and human services field or continue onto graduate studies.
Possible career paths include work with social service agencies, government agencies, non-nursing patient care, administrative support in health systems and more. Licensed practical nurses, medical assistants and other healthcare professionals who already hold established positions can benefit from this program to progress in their careers.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, jobs in health and human services will grow at twice the rate of the overall economy. The demand will be strongest in hospitals, private medical clinics and healthcare management companies. Completing a B.S. in Healthcare and Human Services Management will provide necessary knowledge and skills to join or advance in this fast-growing field.
For more information on Saint Mary’s affordable and transformational B.S. degree in Healthcare and Human Services Management, visit the program webpage.