The Department of Health Systems Management is one of three academic departments in the School of Public Administration and Management at Mzumbe University. The Department offers one Bachelor degree and two Masters programmes; which are Bachelor of Health Systems Management (BHSM), Master of Science in Health Monitoring and Evaluation (MSc HME), and Master of Health Systems Management (MHSM). The Bachelor of Health Systems Management is a three-year programme designed to equip students with managerial skills to serve in both public and private health care organizations. The Master of Health Systems Management is a two-year programme designed to orient the students on different managerial skills to govern and manage the health system.
In 2015, Mzumbe University through the Department of Health Systems Management in collaboration with the University of California- San Francisco (UCSF launched a Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation (CoEHME), the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa (http://coehme.mzumbe.ac.tz/). The Centre of Excellence aims to contribute to teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge and expertise in the field of monitoring and evaluation in Tanzania and beyond. Among others, the Centre offers Master of Science in Health Monitoring and Evaluation and related short-courses.