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Online Healthcare Management Degree

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

CTU’s healthcare management online degree program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded study regimen in the field of healthcare. The online Healthcare Management degree program offers instruction in the business and administrative side of the healthcare industry, including, but not limited to, patient access, revenue cycle management, project management, economics of healthcare and fundamentals of marketing and human resource management. You will also have an opportunity to study important regulations and explore how to support an organization’s compliance needs, including patient privacy and HIPAA laws, as well as changing issues in billing and insurance.

This bachelor’s in healthcare management degree program:

  • Offers a general track or a concentration in health informatics
  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available - a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh year in a row*

We're Flexible So You Can Be Too

In CTU’s healthcare management degree program, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs.

US News Best Online Programs - Bachelor's

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • October 26, 2021
  • December 07, 2021

TOTAL CREDITS

180

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs

Program Details

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  • Program Overview

    The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management is a 180-credit-hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado Springs campus. The program includes 51 credit hours of general education credit, 109 credit hours of core healthcare management classes, and 20 credit hours of electives to define a concentration area.

    The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills applicable to management positions in the healthcare industry as well as the application of fundamental principles and concepts of business administration to the healthcare management field.

    Students will be presented with an integration of foundational knowledge in healthcare management and understanding and analysis of current issues such as reimbursement strategies; the changing legislative and regulatory environment; and the relationship of cost, quality, and access to care. Students may compare healthcare delivery models for their purposes and effectiveness, and contrast the United States with other countries; apply technology innovations and business, ethical, and legal principles to the management of healthcare organizations; and analyze various types of reimbursement received for healthcare services and the effect on the financial operations of a healthcare organization.

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

    Health Studies Mission Statement

    Health Studies at CTU is dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the relevant principles and competencies to empower students from diverse backgrounds to pursue leadership roles and career pathways in an evolving healthcare field.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5
    or
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
     
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 51
    Courses: Core Lower Level
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors 4
    ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
    HSS100 Introduction to IT in Healthcare 4
    HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems 4
    HSS110 Concepts in Healthcare Organizations 4
    HSS121 Medical Terminology 4
    HSS210 Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare 4
    HSS215 Software Applications in Healthcare: Virtual Learning Experience 4
    HSS261 Ethics in Healthcare 4.5
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 49
    Courses: Core Upper Level
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BADM370 Quality Management 4
    HCI300 Introduction to Health Informatics 4
    HCM307 The Health Care Industry 4
    HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research 4
    HCM337 Current Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare 4
    HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services 4
    HCM419 Health Policy and Politics 4
    HCM425 Managing the Health of Populations 4
    HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4
    HSA320 Administration in Healthcare Services 4
    HSS310 Economics of Healthcare 4
    HSS420 Global Health Systems 4
    HSS491 Healthcare Management Capstone 4
    MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
    MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
    Total Credit Hours: 60
    Courses: Concentration
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ELE Select 20 credit hours from the list of courses below
    Total Credit Hours: 20
    Courses: Elective Choices
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BHVS205 Managerial Psychology 4
    BHVS315 Interpersonal Communication and Dynamics 4
    FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4
    HRM345 Building Effective Teams 4
    HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4
    IT235 Database Applications With Access 4
    MGM316 International Business Communications 4
    MGMT385 Customer Service Excellence 4
    OB460 Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations 4
    SCM210 Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4

    Total Credit Hours: 180

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