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Healthcare Management

Bachelor's Degree

Online Program

Next Start Dates
May 10, 2023
July 05, 2023
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May 08, 2023
June 30, 2023

1 day Get transfer credits reviewed in one business day (on average).

18 months Finish your degree in as few as 18 months.1

120+ years Rasmussen University is backed by over 120 years of experience as a Business school.

A Healthcare Management Degree for Working Professionals

Our tuition structure and "Bachelor-Completer" entrance pathway have made college accessible to hundreds of Business students, including Healthcare Management Bachelor’s degree graduates. You can get transfer credits reviewed in one business day (on average) and transfer your credits to save time and money.2 With our accelerated Master’s pathway, you can get a head start on your Master of Healthcare Administration or Master of Public Health degree. Take between three and six Master’s courses and save between $3,075 and $6,150, depending on your program of study, as part of your Bachelor's degree. Gain advanced skills and experience if grad school is for you, while setting yourself up to earn your Master’s degree in as little as one additional year.3


Estimated Full-Time Total Program Cost4


Help Your Community, Your Career and Yourself

Through interactive curriculum and practical, hands-on experience, you can advance sought-after leadership and policy management skills with a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management. Combine those core skills with the transferable skills, or soft skills, you need to feel confident in front of employers.

With key skills in hand, you may be eligible to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM®) certification and the Project Management Professional® (PMP®) certification through the Project Management Institute.56

Focused Expertise for Future Leaders in Healthcare

Whether you pursue our general Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree or specialize in Public Health, you’ll prepare for management and leadership roles in the healthcare industry. In the Public Health specialization, you’ll gain an understanding of advocacy and corporate wellness.

Plus, with our accelerated Master's pathway, there are six courses in the Healthcare Management Bachelor's degree without a specialization that align with our MHA program, and up to five courses in the Public Health specialization that align with our MPH program.

  • Healthcare Management Degree (with No Specialization)

    You Bring

    • An interest in becoming an efficient leader across a wide range of healthcare organizations
    • Readiness to take on more leadership responsibilities

    You'll Study

    • How to manage people, projects and policies within the healthcare industry
    • How to develop and manage departmental budgets
    • Healthcare law and ethics

    Career Path Example

    Medical and Health Services Managers7

    • $60,780 (10th percentile)
    • $77,750 (25th percentile)
    • $101,340 (50th percentile)
    • Job outlook: 33% projected growth 2020–2030
    Sample Courses
    • Quality Improvement in Healthcare // HSA 3383 // 3 Credits
      • Focuses on the relationship between healthcare quality, organizational performance and the role of governing bodies in healthcare organizations.
    • Healthcare Operations Management // HSA 4110 // 4 Credits
      • Examines the operations of managing people, IT, materials and healthcare facilities.
    • International Healthcare // HSA 4124 // 4 Credits
      • Compares and contrasts foreign healthcare services and systems.
  • Public Health Specialization

    You Bring

    • An interest in corporate and community health and wellness
    • A passion for helping others in a non-clinical setting

    You'll Study

    • Health, wellness and disease education
    • Barriers to healthcare, patient rights, health disparities and advocacy
    • Building bridges between public health and other industries

    Career Path Example

    Medical and Health Services Managers7

    • $60,780 (10th percentile)
    • $77,750 (25th percentile)
    • $101,340 (50th percentile)
    • Job outlook: 33% projected growth 2020–2030
    Sample Courses
    • Health Education and Training // HSC 3371 // 4 Credits
      • Examines health and wellness education to support wellness and prevention.
    • Healthcare Advocacy // HSC 3485 // 4 Credits
      • Develops skills to act as a healthcare advocate for patients, diverse clients and special populations across the life span.
    • Epidemiology // HSC 4500 // 4 Credits
      • Studies the patterns and causes of diseases in populations and how they are documented and evaluated to determine causes.

Learn on Your Terms

Keep working while you get your degree with 100% online courses, eight start dates a year and a support team available evenings and weekends.

Finish Faster & Stronger

Seamless transfer policies, tuition savings opportunities and more—earn your Healthcare Management Bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months.1

Real-World Skills

Grow as a well-rounded leader and come up to speed in emerging trends through realistic scenarios and project-based scenarios.

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Self-Directed Assessments

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Empowered Learning™

Learn by doing real-world projects, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

Fully Online

On the go or at home, you can learn at your pace, wherever you work best.

Affordable Education

Tuition & Savings

Do the Math:

With eight start dates a year and a total of 23 courses—full-time students can finish in as few as 18 months for $29,825.1

$279 cost per full-time credit
x 90 total credits
$25,110 total full-time tuition
+ $4,715 total fees
$29,825 full-time estimated total program cost

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Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how our online Healthcare Management program is designed to be more affordable with Knowledge Credit™ through transfer credits, self-directed assessments, and military training or professional certification. Plus, save more with loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, and military discounts for those who qualify. Find more about:

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Entrance Requirements

Entrance requirements at Rasmussen University vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores; however, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. To be considered for admission to the Bachelor Completer Entrance Option, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits with a grade of C or higher. If you don’t meet these requirements, we may have other options. Contact an admissions advisor for more information.

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