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Master of Health Management Systems

The Master of Health Management Systems degree program is a 36 credit program which can be taken on a part-time or full-time basis. All courses are offered in the evening to accommodate working professionals. The Master of Health Management Systems (MHMS) program features:

  • Flexible and customized electives
  • Evening course availability
  • State-of-the-art multimedia laboratories
  • Professional partnerships in the local health care market
  • An exceptional faculty

At Duquesne University's Department of Health Management Systems, we work with you to help you meet your goals.

24 Core Credits with Additional Electives

The following are the core classes:

Fall Semester:

  • Health Care Ethics
  • Advanced Clinical Processes

Spring Semester:

  • Health Information Management Policy
  • Medical Informatics
  • Advanced Topics in Data Management

Summer Semester:

  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Biostatistics

Students also chose 12 credits of electives:

  • Data Distribution Systems
  • Health Information Processes
  • Consumer Health Informatics
  • Research and Analytical Methods
  • Quality Assessment & Outcomes Management
  • Project Management
  • Data Management

Master of Health Management Systems / Master of Business Administration

Students interested in pursuing the joint MHMS/MBA program must be granted admission separately into the MBA program by the John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business . If accepted, students will work with the Department of Health Management Systems and the John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business to complete the appropriate MHMS/MBA course work. The MHMS portion of the required coursework includes a minimum of 30 MHMS credits. The six remaining credits will be accepted / waived due to business courses completed.

The School of Business can be reached at 412.396.5702.