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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. Most 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.

30 Core Credits

  • Healthcare Delivery & Organization
  • Intro to Healthcare Finance
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement
  • Health Information Management Policy
  • Medical Informatics
  • Evidence-Based Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Database Management and Controls

6 Elective Credits

  • Data Distribution Systems
  • Managed Care
  • Graduate Internship
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • Outcome Management
  • Long-Term Care Administration
  • Study Abroad
  • Risk 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.

Please be advised that dual degrees must be confirmed at the same time.

The School of Business can be reached at 412.396.5529.