Health Management Sciences
Thank you for choosing the Department of Health Sciences and Management Program in the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Howard University. The Department offers the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Health Sciences with Concentration in Health Management Sciences. The goal of the Health Management Sciences Program is to nurture academic excellence and produce African American and other diverse middle and executive health leaders prepared to face the challenges of managing and organizing public and private health care delivery services for the 21st century. Learn More
The Health Management Sciences Program, which was established in 1996, is located in the Department of Health Sciences and Management of the Division of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Howard University. The Program offers the Bachelor of Sciences in Health Sciences which is designed to prepare students to perform management roles and achieve lifelong career in a wide variety of organizations that deliver health care services, as well as pursue graduate education nationally and internationally. Learn More
The Howard University Health Management Sciences Program has full certification and is a full member of the American University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). AUPHA is a non-profit organization that accredits and certifies Health Administration Programs located in Schools of Allied Health Sciences and the United States.
All students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences in the Health Management and Sciences program must register for six (6) credit hours of classwork and internship practice during the fall and spring semesters. The internship package for placement includes a program orientation guideline, job descriptions, contracts, information about the duration and required hours for the internship, an attendance sheet, a preceptor evaluation, an exit interview, and final project report as determined by the program’s Internship Guidelines and Policies effective Fall 2014. The internship faculty, coordinators, supervisors, and preceptors are qualified practitioners who will assure required compliance with a minimum of 120 or more clock hours including additional classroom seminars for the two semesters as prescribed in the guidelines and syllabus. The coordinator and preceptors will be also be responsible for continuous monitoring and evaluation of the intern’s tasks and activities in the best practice settings, as well as sitting for mid-term and final examinations, exit interviews, and a delivery of a summative presentation at designated work settings and classrooms.
The Health Management Sciences Program reserves the right to change and update the syllabus, work schedules, as well as minimum and maximum clock hour requirements for the internship. These rights also include continuous observations of full compliance with the program’s internship criteria that promote integrative competence and evidence-based learning experiences in real-world settings after graduation from the Health Management and Sciences Program.
The Society of Health Management Students
The purpose of the Society of Health Management Students [SHMS] of the Department of Health Sciences and Management of College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Howard University is to develop excellence in academic, professional and community services leadership in the real world. Learn More