Degree Overview

The healthcare industry has seen lightning-speed technological and regulatory changes in recent years. And healthcare organizations and companies need administrators and nonclinical workers who can succeed in an evolving field in which the patient experience is increasingly critical. Our Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management is designed to prepare students to be effective healthcare administrators.

Our healthcare degree was designed using insights from workforce and industry leaders about what skills today’s healthcare management professionals must possess.  The degree is applicable to professionals working across the industry, whether they are in hospitals, private practices, pharmaceutical or research organizations, insurance companies, non-profits or government agencies. Concentrations are available in communications and global perspectives.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

  • $3,000 per year—all inclusive
  • Focused on developing foundational, interpersonal, and business skills
  • Based on labor market needs and input from employers and subject matter experts
  • Eligible for federal financial aid and financing
  • Earned by mastering 120 competencies through projects, not credit hours and grade points
  • Designed specifically to work for working adults by offering extensive flexibility and support

Thrive in positions, including

  • Medical office managers
  • Patient navigators
  • Community healthcare workers
  • Medical assistants
  • Medical records technicians

Develop nonclinical skills, such as

  • Actively listening and resolving conflict
  • Collaborating in a high-functioning team
  • Analyzing and conveying information
  • Streamlining processes and managing change
  • Engaging in critical conversations
Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management

Tammy Kruger

Training Manager

BA Student

I think having [my boss] know that I’m actually going to earn a degree has further reinforced that I’m serious about my career

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management

Kris Simmons

Administrative Assistant

AA, September 2013

I got a job at our main office as an administrative assistant, which required an associate’s degree. I got a raise and more hours per week, so my income has gone up quite a bit.

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management

Darby Conley

Enterprise Benefit Administration Director

AA, September 2014

I used to wait for people to come to me for new promotion opportunities. But now I have a better sense of my potential and have started taking the initiative.

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management

Matthew Mahler

Production Supervisor—promoted from Sanitation Lead

BA Student

Now I know how to obtain information, determine the quality of data, and create a way to manage and then communicate that information.

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management

Kristopher Perez

General Manager

AA Student

I wanted to continue to increase my earning potential and I knew a degree would be the key.

Online Projects

Students work toward a degree by mastering 120 competencies and completing interesting online projects at their own pace.

See Sample Project