Bachelor of Science in Health Organization Management

  •   Bachelor Degree Program
  •   4 Years (8 Semesters)
  •   126 Credit Hours
  •   Fall, Spring and Summer

With the emergence of new technologies and elaborate advancements in health sciences, managers within the sector need to be equipped to respond to the new opportunities that these developments present. Governance and leadership are among the major challenges that healthcare professionals face as they work to keep pace with rapid the evolution of the sector.

In response to this, the School of Environment and Health Sciences has established the Health Organization Management Program to introduce students to the principles and methodologies involved in the organization and administration of institutions in the health sector. The program will give you insights into the nature of management, decision theory, planning, employee health training, health economics, health finance, budgeting, evaluation, and the operation of healthcare systems.


As a graduate of CUD’s Health Organization Management program you will have a strong background in health sciences and be able to apply specialized management principles and techniques to the challenges faced in the health sector. As a dynamic and flexible program, this degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully confront these challenges in a systematic manner, as and when they emerge.

Career Opportunities

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.

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 ACT112 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 SHS213 3
SHS 401 Healthcare Ethics 81 Cr.H 3
SHS 402 Performance & Service Improvement in Healthcare SHS312 3
SHS 411 Governance and Leadership 81Cr.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-301 3
ENV 408 Epidemiology and Bio-statistics MTH-195, ENV-301 3
ENV 410 Occupational Health and Toxicology ENV-302, ENV-407 3
ENV 201 Principles of Environmental Sciences   3