Bachelor's in Healthcare Management

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Why Study Healthcare Management? 

With a degree in healthcare management, your possibilities are endless. There is an overwhelming need for professionals who can lead and manage healthcare operations with sound business practices. You’ll be equipped to meet that need at hospitals, physicians’ offices, residential care facilities or outpatient care centers.  

What You'll Learn 

Our industry-leading program will equip you to take on any challenge. Focusing on the business side of healthcare, you’ll explore the unique opportunities and demands of managing effective healthcare systems. Our dedicated and attentive faculty will give you real-world exposure to healthcare systems and operations, human resource management and the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare. 

Please note: Healthcare management courses are available mostly in an online format.

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Program Details

A Bachelor’s degree prepares you for a rising career and for future graduate study by emphasizing clear communication, critical thinking, and a leading-edge understanding of your chosen field. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Columbia College.

A Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science require slightly different coursework. A Bachelor of Arts allows you to take more classes in the humanities, specifically foreign language. A Bachelor of Science requires more courses specific to your major.

  • American healthcare system 
  • Case studies in healthcare management 
  • Comparative healthcare systems 
  • Financial management in healthcare 
  • Healthcare management 
  • Human resource management 
  • Legal and ethical aspects of healthcare 
  • Operations management and quality in healthcare

Pair your degree with a related minor or explore your other interests without taking on a full course load.

Careers & Outcomes 

At Columbia College, you’ll graduate prepared to utilize sound business practices within the context of leading and managing healthcare operations.   

Employment of healthcare management professions is expected to grow at much a faster-than-average rate through 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Some possible paths include: 

  • Healthcare administration 
  • Health information 
  • Health services administration 
  • Human resources 
  • Medical record management

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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