BSHS in Clinical Management & Leadership

The BSHS with a major in Clinical Management & Leadership is a degree completion program that requires successful completion of 120 credit hours. Students may transfer in up to 60 credits to satisfy general education and advanced standing requirements. Non-traditoinal credit sources may be considered on a case-by-case basis (i.e. military coursework, credit-by-exam, and non-college based health programs). Students must complete at least 60 credit hours of GW coursework to meet the academic residency requirements for the program.

General Education and Advanced Standing (60 credits)*

  • English Composition (3 credits)
  • Physical or Natural Science with Lab (4 credits)
  • Social Sciences (6 credits)
  • Humanities (3 credits)
  • Advanced Standing: Other academic coursework (44 credits)

*Applicants missing one or more general education courses may be considered for admission, if they have junior standing (i.e. 60 college credits).

Transfer Credit Policy

For an assessment on the transferability of your previous coursework, please contact the program office. Coursework will be evaluated for transfer using the following criteria:

  • College-level
  • Academic in nature
  • Completed at a regionally accredited institution
  • Earned with a C or better (C- grades do not transfer)

A limited amount of non-traditional credit sources may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Appropriate documentation required. Please contact the program office for more information.

Coursework at GW (60 credit hours; 3 credits each)

Health Sciences Distance Education Courses

  • CML 2140: Management of Human Resources in Health Science Organizations
  • CML 2141: Planning and Marketing in Health Sciences
  • CML 2142: Financial Management in the Health Sciences
  • CML 2143: Current Issues in Health Sciences Management
  • CML 4144: Seminar in Health Science Leadership
  • HSCI 2103: Health Policy and the Health Care System
  • HSCI 2104: Management of Health Science Services
  • HSCI 2105: Current Issues in Bioethics
  • HSCI 2107: Health Care in Literature
  • HSCI 2108: Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • HSCI 2112W: Writing in the Health Sciences
  • HSCI 2113: Informatics in the Health Sciences
  • HSCI 2115: Introduction to Biostatistics for Health Professionals
  • HSCI 4103: Health Care Law & Regulation
  • HSCI 4105: Case Studies in Health Care
  • HSCI 4106: Introduction to Epidemiology for Health Sciences
  • HSCI 4112W: Research and Writing for Health Professionals

HSCI Electives (Choose three with advisor approval)

  • HSCI 2101: Psychosocial Aspects of Health and
  • HSCI 2102: Pathophysiology
  • HSCI 2110: Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Concepts
  • HSCI 2111: Development of Health Care Professions