Degree Plans & Curriculum
The Master of Science in Health Professions is a distance learning degree program that requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework that includes 15 credit hours of core curriculum and 15 credit hours of required coursework. Students may also take 2-3 hours of electives. The program is self-paced but is generally completed in three to five semesters. The MSHP is a degree for persons with a bachelor's degree in arts or sciences.
Each class is exclusively administered online and uses Blackboard for coursework and assignments.
Students may begin in either the spring, summer or fall semesters each year. The spring semester begins at the beginning of January, summer semester starts at the end of April, and the fall semester begins at the end of August.
See Also: SHP Bulletin
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|Summer||MSHP 5301||Medical Ethics||3|
|Summer||MSHP 5310||Human Resources and Leadership||3|
|Summer||MSHP 5323||Technology Clinical Simulation||3|
|Summer||OCCT 6359||Health Promotion and Wellness (elective)||3|
|Fall||MSHP 5303||Health Care Policy||3|
|Fall||MSHP 5313||Quality Assurance and Risk Management||3|
|Fall||MSHP 5315||U.S. Health Care System||3|
|Fall||MSHP 5322||Education Laboratory and Clinical||3|
|Fall||MSHP 5204||Thesis Project I||2|
|Fall||PHYT 6270||Global Health Interprofessional Studies I (elective)||2|
|Spring||MSHP 5302||Introduction to Scientific Writing *||3|
|Spring||MSHP 5311||Management of Health Information||3|
|Spring||MSHP 5314||Management in Healthcare||3|
|Spring||MSHP 5320||Developing Educational Materials||3|
|Spring||MSHP 5205||Thesis Project II||2|
|Spring||OCCT 6253||Evidence-Based Practice (elective)||3|
|Spring||PHYT 6271||Global Health Interprofessional Studies II (elective)||2|
|Summer||MSHP 5321||Classroom Technology||3|
|Summer||MSHP 5312||Financing Health Care||3|
|Summer||MSHP 5206||Thesis Project III||2|
* Note: Introduction to Scientific Writing is also offered in the Summer semester.