Are you passionate about using business knowledge to improve healthcare? Get ready for fast-growing healthcare management careers and build your leadership skills portfolio with our online bachelor's degree in healthcare management through St. Kate's College for Adults.
Classes meet: Online
Time to completion: 21-24 months
Credits for major: 38
Cost per credit (2023–2024): $500
Start: Fall, spring, or summer
Transition to a New Role in Healthcare
If you have previous professional experience or education relevant to healthcare, the online healthcare management program is designed for you. Working professionals who are interested in transitioning to the healthcare industry may also benefit from this program.
In the healthcare management program, you’ll study business practices, leadership skills, and support services used by health sector leaders to identify, treat, prevent and control disease, sickness, and injury.
College for Adults students have a wealth of experience, including work, community and volunteer activities. We value the learning you've acquired outside of the classroom, and offer ways to turn those experiences into credit you can use toward your bachelor’s degree, saving you time and money. Do you have previous experience related to the field of healthcare management? Eligible students will work with faculty advisors to assemble a portfolio, documenting course learning outcomes that were met on the job or through other experiences. If approved, up to 12 credits may be applied toward the bachelor’s degree, with a $50 assessment fee per credit.
While pursuing your bachelor's degree, you may be eligible take up to two courses in St. Kate's MBA in Healthcare or Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. Courses will count toward both your bachelor's degree and master's degree.
Demand for medical and health services managers is growing rapidly, with median annual earnings of $99,730, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nearly 25% of all new jobs created within the next 10 years are projected to be within the healthcare sector. As a graduate of St. Kate's online healthcare management degree program, you’ll be prepared for careers in
- health information and technology
- health insurance
- long-term care facilities
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).