Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
Methodist College offers a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management for individuals interested in a management career in a healthcare organization. The healthcare management program is offered in a distance based format, allowing for completion of the program in an online platform*. The curriculum is designed to meet the skill-set of future healthcare leaders, guided by the fundamental practices of healthcare management. Students will graduate from this program equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage the day-to-day operations of various healthcare organizations, including ambulatory clinics, wellness centers, medical practices, or departments. Healthcare managers can engage in the supervision of personnel, strategic planning, and departmental organization.
(*Some general education and elective courses may only be offered in an in-class format.)
The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management prepares students to be leaders in healthcare organizations. The BS Healthcare Management program offers an internship opportunity that provides the student an opportunity to integrate and apply their knowledge and skills in one or more healthcare organizations. The student will become part of a healthcare organization, working closely with professional managers.
BS | Healthcare Management Program Objectives
Upon completion of the Healthcare Management degree program, the graduate will be able to:
Demonstrate healthcare management practices in culturally diverse healthcare settings.
Understand the impact of social, political, and legal forces on the American healthcare system.
Apply evidence-based practices in healthcare leadership, management, and human resources.
Exhibit ethical leadership approaches to business and clinical decision making in healthcare organizations.
The program consists of 120 total credit hours:
43 General Education Core Credits
41 Healthcare Management Core Credits
36 Elective Credits*
(*Credits earned from an Associate of Applied Science degree in allied health will be evaluated by the Registrar for transferability.)
View a sample curriculum.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES INFOGRAPHIC
Graduates of the Methodist College Healthcare Management program are able to work in their chosen profession without certifications. However, students in the program will become student members of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) which allows them to sit for a variety of certification exams, if desired.
- Clinic Manager
- Medical Office Manager
- Management Analyst
- Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
- Compliance Manager
- Human Resources Specialist
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For more information about the program, as well as admission requirements, please contact the Methodist College Admissions Office at 309-672-5513.