BSHS in Clinical Operations Healthcare Management and MSHS in Health Care Quality

The dual BSHS in Clinical Operations and Health Care Management / MSHS in Healthcare Quality, you will study the delivery of health care services while focusing on key operational activities such as clinical decision-making, finance, human resources, informatics, marketing, policy, quality, and safety.  The COHM curriculum is aligned with the curriculum standards required by the National Center on Health Leadership (NCHL), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and Quality Matters (QM). The MSHS in Health Care Quality is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Management Education (CAHME) and is one of seven founding HCQ programs certified by CAHME.

Admission/Eligibility Requirements

  • Completion of an applicable associate degree from a partner community college.
  • Completed each transferable coursework with a grade of “C" or higher. If a course is repeated, only the higher grade will count.
  • Students applying to BSHS/MSHS dual degree programs must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater.
  • Completed GW application process


Prerequisite Courses


6 credits in English composition

Composition I and Composition II.

3 credits in critical thinking in humanities

Art theory/history, literature, religion, ethics, history, foreign language, etc.

3 credits in quantitative reasoning college math (college algebra, statistics, or higher)

College algebra, precalculus, calculus, statistics, etc.

6 credits (2 courses) in social sciences

Sociology, psychology, economics, anthropology, criminology, government, etc.

4  credits of scientific reasoning, natural or physical science with lab

Biology, Chemistry, Life Science, Biotechnology, etc.

For more information

Program Director:  Mountasser Kadrie

Program Director: Sabrina Figueiredo
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