Bachelor of Science degree program
4 Years (8 Semesters)
126 Credit Hours
Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Program overview

“Enrolment for this program is limited.”

The Bachelor of Science in Health Organization Management will teach you the principles and methodologies involved in the organization and administration of health institutions. This degree enables you to make a difference in people’s lives, where you shape the health organization by making important decisions. As a dynamic and flexible program, the degree combines a thorough grounding in health sciences with the specialized management principles and techniques to address the organizational challenges. You will learn how to apply new technologies and scientific advancements to successfully manage health-related institutions, and gain insights into management, decision theory, planning, employee health training, health economics, health finance, budgeting, evaluation, and the operation of healthcare systems.

Program benefits

Organizational governance and leadership is one of the major challenges facing healthcare professionals as they work to keep pace with rapid evolution of the sector. As a graduate of CUD’s Health Organization Management program you will be an in-demand professional, equipped with the specialized knowledge and skills to successfully confront health management challenges in a systematic manner, as and when they emerge. You will also be positioned to recognize and respond to the new opportunities that industry advancements present and so contribute to the development of the sector as a whole.

Graduate careers

As the healthcare sector in the region continues to grow, a degree in Health Organization Management will present you with a range of professional opportunities in institutions such as:

  • Government Ministries
  • International Healthcare Organizations
  • Community and Healthcare facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Educational Institutions
  • Industries related to Health Management functions
  • United Nations Agencies
  • Health Consulting Firms
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Educational and Research Institutions

In these career areas, you will be responsible for enforcement related to health regulations, consultation, education, research, admin and financial management, and implementation of health systems.

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
University Requirement (UR) 18 12 - 30
Faculty (Core) (CR.H.) 45     45
Concentration (Major) (MJ) 39 6 - 45
Free Elective (FE)     6 6
Total 102 18 6 126

Core Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
ACT 112 Principles of Accounting I   3
ACT 212 Principles of Accounting II ACT-112 3
ECO 222 Principles of Macroeconomics   3
ECO 221 Principles of Microeconomics   3
LNG 173 Professional Communication Skills LNG-172 3
FIN 201 Managerial Finance ACT-112 3
SHS 111 Fundamentals of Human Systems BIO-101 3
SHS 102 Healthcare Systems   3
SHS 212 Health Planning SHS-102 3
SHS 213 Introduction to Healthcare Quality Management HOM-101 3
SHS 311 Human Resources Management in Healthcare   3
SHS 312 Measuring Performance in Healthcare Organizations SHS-213 3
SHS 401 Healthcare Ethics 81 CR.H. 3
SHS 402 Performance & Service Improvement in Healthcare SHS-312 3
SHS 411 Governance and Leadership 81 CR.H. 3

Concentration Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
HIM 301 Health Informatics and Health Statistics MTH-195, GED-101E 3
HIM 408 Health Information Department Management HIM-301 3
HOM 101 Fundamentals of Healthcare Management   3
HOM 301 Process Management in Health Services SHS-213 3
HOM 303 Health Education and Promotion   3
HOM 304 Healthcare Operations SHS-213 3
HOM 311 Healthcare Facility Design and Safety HOM-304 3
HOM 312 Care of Patients and Continuum of Care HOM-304 3
HOM 401 Risk Management and Patient Safety HOM-304 3
HOM 402 Internship: Familiarization with the Industry 81 CR.H. 3
HOM 411 Health care Organizations & the Accreditation Process 81 CR.H. 3
HOM 412 Healthcare Facility Safety & the Environment of Care 81 CR.H. 3
HOM 413 Research Study in the Field of Health Management 81 CR.H. 3

Major Electives

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
SHS 208 Infectious Diseases   3
SHS 211 Non-infectious Diseases   3
ENV 308 Community Environmental Health ENV-201 3
ENV 408 Epidemiology and Bio-statistics MTH-195, ENV-201 3
ENV 410 Occupational Health and Toxicology ENV-302, ENV-407 3
ENV 201 Principles of Environmental Sciences   3