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Healthcare Management

Bachelor's Degree

Next start date

February 17, 2020

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Field Experience
  • Flex Choice®

A Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management instills a strong foundation in business while helping you gain the kind of insider healthcare knowledge you’ll need as a non-medical professional. Through hands-on experience and scenario-based simulations in your Healthcare Management courses, you’ll be ready to lead teams of healthcare workers, giving them what they need to put their patients first. Plus, with our accelerated Master’s pathway, you have the option to take up to four graduate-level courses while earning your Healthcare Management degree online—setting you up to finish your Master of Healthcare Administration degree in as little as one additional year.5

This Bachelor's degree-completion program is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit for what you already know.

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After this credential

What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?

Help Move Your Career Forward

Our graduates feel confident advancing their careers in the competitive healthcare management industry and creating value across their organization by contributing to a diverse team. Through the formal education provided by coursework in this program, you may be eligible to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM®)3 exam and the Project Management Professional® (PMP®)4 certification exam through the Project Management Institute or other industry certifications.

Finish Your Master's Degree

With the accelerated Master’s pathway, you can finish up to one-third of your Master’s degree credits while earning your Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management—saving you up to $4,000 in the process. Put your time to the most efficient use and earn your Master's degree in less time.5

Pursue Potential Job Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2016 and 2026 for medical and health services managers is 20%.2 A Healthcare Management degree online from Rasmussen College can help set you up for success in this growing field.

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Skills

What Skills Will I Gain?

Leadership

Through hands-on, interactive learning and an internship option, you’ll understand the mindset of clinicians and how to manage people, projects and policies.

Financial Management

Learn how to develop and manage departmental budgets and understand common sources of healthcare revenues and expenses.

Healthcare Planning and Policy Management

Arrive at sound business decisions through your understanding of healthcare trends and policy.

Healthcare Law and Ethics

Study the ethical theories and principles that will help you confront the challenges facing healthcare.

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Innovative curriculum and practical, hands-on experience will prepare you for a dynamic management career in healthcare.

Sample Courses

What Types of Classes Will I Take?

    Healthcare Planning and Policy Management

    • HSA 4150
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Provides a study of current healthcare-policy issues affecting the U.S. healthcare system and the politics that drive policy and planning of healthcare delivery.

    Healthcare Operations Management

    • HSA 4110
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Examines the operations function of managing people, information, technology, materials and facilities to product goods and services for the healthcare industry.

    Advanced Healthcare Law and Ethics

    • HSA 4210
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Examines ethical theories and the principles of bioethics, as well as analyzes these theories and principles and applies them to ethical problems in the healthcare field.

23 Courses to Complete

90 Credit Hours

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Rasmussen College is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your degree and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.

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Enrollment

What Should I Know Before I Enroll?

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, 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. Students do not need any previous healthcare experience to enter the program.

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Transfer Student

We believe in giving credit where it’s due. We will provide a transfer credit eligibility estimate quickly with one-day turnaround without needing a formal transcript—any kind of graduation record will do in order to produce an estimate. Talk to an admissions advisor today or explore our Transfer Policy page to review our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation

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Help Paying for College

Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with Flex Choice® learning options, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities and corporate and military discounts.

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Class Locations

Where Can I Find a Healthcare Management Program Near Me?

At Rasmussen College, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find a Healthcare Management program near you.

  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois*
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Wisconsin
  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
  3. Certified Associate in Project Management and CAPM are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.
  4. Project Management Professional and PMP are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.
  5. Time and cost savings are dependent on the eligible student completing both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at Rasmussen College through the Accelerated Master’s Pathway program. If a student is not eligible or chooses not to continue on to earn their Master’s degree, the cost for the Bachelor’s program is higher than for our standard Bachelor’s degree program. Savings vary based on the student completing courses on a full-time or part-time schedule.
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