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B.S. Health Services Management

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Norfolk State University
B.S. Health Services Management
The Health Services Management (HSM) Program is organized around a core of lower level general education courses, a core of business management courses taken in the intermediate years, and further generic orientation to the unique managerial processes in health services industry in the form of an internship and on-the-job experiential learning in the last year.

  • B. S. Health Services Management/Food Science and Nutrition Concentration
    The mission of the Food Science and Nutrition Program Concentration is aligned with the mission of the University.  "Offering a supportive academic and culturally diverse environment," the Food Science and Nutrition Program Concentration prepares students to enter supervised practice or to become a Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered. Both pathways lead to eligibility for a verification statement and for the Commission for Dietetics Registration credentialing examinations. The Program Concentration prepares students to meet the Didactic requirements as defined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics in order to be successful food science and nutrition professionals in diverse communities and a variety of workplace settings for the 21st century.
  • Health Services Management Internship
    The internship course was developed to provide training for Health Services Management senior students and to enrich their academic experiences. The course is a planned and supervised learning experience gained through direct observation and actual practice of administrative responsibilities and processes in a selected health care organization.  

Admissions Criteria

Accepted applicants must meet the following minimal criteria:

  • Admission to the University
  • Declaration of major in the program

Program Notes

Long Term Care Administration (LTCA)

The B.S. in Health Services Management at Norfolk State University does not offer the internship required for licensure in Long Term Care Administration (LTCA). Therefore, students planning to seek licensure in LTCA will be responsible for arranging their own internship.

  • The Healthcare Management Degree Guide ranked the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Management at NSU as one of the most affordable Health Management programs online.
  • Study.com ranked the Health Services Management program at NSU as #5 on their list of best Bachelor's degree programs in Healthcare Management. https://study.com/degrees/bachelors-degrees-in-healthcare-management.html/

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