Healthcare Management

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SCHEDULE 2020

Online
Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in healthcare management and related fields.  Students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree will have the opportunity to continue their education and prepare for advancement opportunities within their healthcare field of study.  The curriculum includes courses that will provide a solid understanding of healthcare management for today’s healthcare industry environment.  The program is designed to aid and develop the potential of our graduates to be successful in the field of healthcare management. Students enrolling in this degree program must have a healthcare-related AAS degree.

Estimated Annual Cost: $7,785

Cost estimate based on enrollment in 45 annual quarter hours with current Tuition and Fees. Cost includes fees for textbooks and materials.

What You Will Learn:

Students will demonstrate fundamental healthcare management concepts applied in public health principles and concepts within managing health communities and healthcare services.

Students will apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills needed to develop and manage health care services and programs.

Students will analyze economic and financial factors and policies that are used in the managerial decision-making process in health care services and programs.

Program Benefits:

The healthcare industry is expected to account for a large share of the new jobs projected through 2028 (https://www.bls.gov/emp/).  Job growth in medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 17.6 % by 2028.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, entry-level positions need a bachelor’s degree for employment as a medical and health services manager.  With the expected growth in healthcare management jobs, offering this degree provides our students with a path to a career in this industry.

Program Costs:

One of our goals is to offer the highest quality college education at some of the most affordable tuition rates. To understand our tuition rates, please visit the Tuition and Fees Basics Page on our website. Keep in mind that total costs for the program will depend not only on tuition rates, but the amount of quarter hours students must take in order to complete the degree.  This will include courses both in the core and in the major.