Discover a Dynamic Management Career in Healthcare

Earn Your Healthcare Management Bachelor's Degree

As a Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree student, you build a strong foundation in business and gain the healthcare management and administration knowledge you need to succeed as a non-medical healthcare professional.

Our program is designed to prepare graduates from healthcare or business backgrounds with the skills needed to confidently plan and coordinate health services across a variety of settings in the evolving healthcare landscape.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Bachelor's Degree 36 - 45 months

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Gain In-Demand Healthcare Management Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career in healthcare management and administration. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Leadership

    Understand the style of leadership that most relates to you and develop the skills and insights you need to lead and manage others in a medical setting through weekly case studies and class discussion.

  • Financial Management

    Learn how to develop and manage departmental budgets and understand common sources of healthcare revenues and expenses by assessing and analyzing annual reports and budgets for healthcare organizations.

  • Healthcare Planning and Policy Management

    Prepare to make sound decisions for employers through an understanding of economic theory, healthcare trends and healthcare policy, and participate in a course project related to the Affordable Care Act.

  • Healthcare Law and Ethics

    Study the ethical theories and principles (i.e., American Medical Association's nine Principles of Medical Ethics and "A Patient's Bill of Rights") that apply to challenges in today's evolving healthcare industry.

Gain Real-World Experience
Through Course Projects and Case Studies

Your Healthcare Management Capstone course includes hands-on projects to help you gain practical experience in healthcare management as you earn your Bachelor's degree. We embed real-world case studies from Harvard Business Publishing into many of your courses. You can also gain access to engaging platforms for valuable discussions with your instructors and peers including live synchronous lectures and online forums.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Business programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • 21st Century Oncology
  • Allina Health Systems
  • Aurora Health Care
  • Humana Insurance
  • Mayo Clinic Health Systems
  • Mercy Hospital
  • National Marrow Donor Program
  • Sanford Health
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • ThedaCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Starting Salary

for our Healthcare Management Graduates:

  • Bachelor's Degree $40,263

Program Entry Requirements

In addition to meeting standard Rasmussen College admissions requirements, you will need to pass a background check prior to enrolling as a Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree student. To learn more, please contact us today.

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How Much Could You Earn in Healthcare Management?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning your Bachelor's degree can contribute to career advancement and higher earnings throughout your career.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for healthcare management professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
First Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$30,800$38,900$50,19012%
Administrative Services Managers$44,850$61,200$82,31012%
Medical and Health Services Managers$55,470$70,960$90,94023%

BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years, bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm, census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov/ooh/

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.*

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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