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B.S. in Healthcare and Human Services Management

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare and Human Services Management program is designed for individuals who want to advance in the health or human services field or to continue on to graduate studies.

A Growing Industry

Statistics indicate a high demand of positions in health care.

Largest Growing Sector

To meet growing healthcare needs, the number of healthcare professionals will have to expand by almost 30 percent overall by 2020—the most dramatic growth of any sector in the U.S. (PDF of full study) Healthcare will provide 12.3 percent of all net new jobs over the next decade and 8.7 percent of all replacement jobs.

Largest Projected Average Growth

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth in jobs for healthcare professional and technical occupations (31 percent) and support positions (26 percent) is expected to exceed the projected average growth in the number of all jobs in the U.S. over the same period, which is 17 percent.

Job Opportunities

Careers available for graduates of the Healthcare and Human Services Management program include:

  • Medical and health-services managers
  • Patient care providers
  • Hospital and clinic employees
  • Laboratory managers
  • Emergency medical technician supervisors
  • Case managers
  • Social service liaisons
  • Residential coordinators
  • Patient/client advocates
  • Employment support workers
  • County financial workers
  • Community service managers or directors
  • Social and community assistants
  • Probation/corrections assistants
  • Nonprofit management

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the B.S. in Healthcare and Human Services Management program are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate awareness, respect, and adaptability for socio‐cultural diversity in an ever‐changing healthcare and human services environment.
  • Integrate effective and professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills into daily practice.
  • Act through an ethical and professional mindset with accountability for one’s own actions.
  • Demonstrate management skills required in today’s workplaces.
  • Incorporate research skills, information literacy, and data analysis into evidence‐based practices.
  • Analyze the impact and interaction of public policy issues and healthcare and human services.
  • Evaluate the implications and benefits of health information systems.

As a working adult, you have experience that matters. Your firsthand knowledge will enhance classroom discussions, and you’ll gain skills that employers want. Plus, with Saint Mary's generous credit transfer policies, the coursework that you've already completed will help you finish your degree faster.

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Nicole Coppersmith, M.A.

Assistant Director of Admission: Adult Undergraduate and Transfer

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH100

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4561

Connect with Nicole for all Bachelor Completion offerings and graduate programs offered by the School of Business and Technology.

Nicole Coppersmith M.A.
Cheryl Cox, M.A.

Transfer Counselor

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH98

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4551

Cheryl Cox M.A.
Cherie Jandrich, M.A.

SGPP Admission - Transfer Counselor

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH104

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5173

Cherie Jandrich M.A.
Molly Bigelow

Director of Rochester Partnerships and Enrollment Counselor

Rochester Campus, RC

Campus Box: # 12

(507) 457-8602

Connect with Molly for programs offered by the Schools of Business and Technology and Health and Human Services at Saint Mary’s Rochester Campus.

Serving Rochester and Southeastern Minnesota.

Molly Bigelow


Susan Jarosak, M.Ed.

Program Director, Health & Human Services / Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Health & Human Services

Brother Louis Hall, BLH246

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4530

Susan Jarosak M.Ed.
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