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, divided into three degree components:

  • General Education (21 credit hours)
  • Advanced Standing and Electives (39 credit hours)
  • Health Sciences Distance Education (60 credit hours)

Students must complete at least 60 credit hours of GW coursework to meet the academic residency requirements for the online program.

Transferable Coursework (60 credit hours)

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)

General Education (21 credit hours)

  • English Composition (3 credits)
  • Science (6 credits)*
  • Humanities and/or Social Sciences (12 credits)*

*Applicants may complete outstanding coursework through additional Health Sciences Distance Education courses.

Advanced Standing and Electives (39 credit hours)

Academic credit may be awarded for ACE-recognized military courses, as appropriate. Additionally, up to 39 credits of advanced standing may be awarded to graduates of non-college based health programs who present appropriate documentation (e.g. EMT or RN license).

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 2109: Trends and Innovations 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 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
  • HSCI 4106: Introduction to Epidemiology for Health Sciences