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. The concentrations in communications supports people-oriented professionals in developing the skills needed for rewarding healthcare opportunities.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

  • 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 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

Online Projects

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

See Sample Project