Bachelor of Science Behavioral Science: Health Services Management 120 Credits | School of Social and Behavioral Sciences | Bronx, Dobbs Ferry & Online
Behavioral Science: Health Services Management Overview
With an aging population and evolving regulatory guidelines, career prospects are high for health care management professionals.
Few careers impact society as much as the delivery, organization and financing of health care services. The Behavioral Science Major with Specialization in Health Services Management is a 36-credit major. Designed to broaden your skills and abilities, the specialization does not require more credits than the Behavioral Science major itself since the credits of the specialization are part of the 36 credits of the major. The Health Services Management specialization focuses your major and gives you knowledge and experiences that are directed toward an eventual goal of being a health services administrator.
This is a very suitable program for students currently working or looking to advance their careers in hospitals, doctor's offices, and in a variety of positions in health centers.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I do with a Behavioral Science major?
You’ll be prepared for employment in education, human services, business, government and law enforcement. A Behavioral Science major helps to prepare a person for any occupation involving people.
Who is the Behavioral Science with Specialization in Health Services Management major appropriate for?
Individuals working or pursuing work in the administrative side of health care.
I work in a medical billing office. Will this be an appropriate major for me?
I am a transfer student. Is the Behavioral Science major feasible for me?
Yes. The major has 4 required courses and 8 electives which means that courses that you have taken already may be evaluated and may be credited toward your major. Such courses may also be counted as electives.
How long does earning a degree take?
Full-time students can complete the 120-credit degree program in four years.
Does a specialization mean that I will need more credits?
No, the specialization courses are within the 36 credits of the major.
I work, I have children. How can I fit the Behavioral Science major into my schedule?
Courses are offered often, so you’re not limited to just day classes. Also, the entire program is available online. A combination of online and campus courses has been a convenient arrangement for many students.
Are department faculty available for academic advising?
Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.
Program Details & Curriculum
General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements: 60 Credits
Behavioral Science: 36 Credits
Open Electives: 24 Credits
Total: 120 Credits
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