Healthcare Management

Develop Business and Leadership Skills for Healthcare

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

With the expansion of the nation’s healthcare sector and the demand for qualified professionals in all areas of healthcare administration, Stevenson’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management prepares you for successful careers in healthcare administration and business. The major is designed to give you the knowledge, skills, and technological competence essential for today’s healthcare administrators:

  • Conducting research, analyzing, and interpreting healthcare data
  • Managing business practices that ensure the effective delivery of high quality healthcare services
  • Communicating and presenting effectively to build successful teams and processes

The B.S. in Healthcare Management draws on Stevenson’s dual strengths in business and healthcare education through its Brown School of Business and Leadership and Berman School of Nursing and Health Professions. The major provides a strong foundation in healthcare administration and includes courses in accounting, finance, healthcare management, healthcare marketing, economics, healthcare information systems, healthcare regulations, and ethics and law.

You will develop a deep understanding of the nation’s healthcare environment and be prepared for professional success in this expanding field where business acumen and management experience are key:

  • Health insurers
  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Physician and specialty practices
  • Ambulatory care centers
  • Rehabilitation and long-term care

The Brown School of Business and Leadership

Stevenson’s Brown School of Business and Leadership is committed to preparing tomorrow’s business leaders today—in the classroom, through exceptional co-curricular experiences and opportunities, and through the personalized mentoring for which Stevenson is known. From finance, accounting, and business administration to marketing, healthcare, and digital transformation, the Brown School positions you for professional success in the new economy—regionally and globally.

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Why Choose Healthcare Management?

Make a Difference Serving Others
You will help to manage and improve healthcare delivery, fulfilling an important role of service and healing for thousands of individuals.

Career Opportunities and Growth
The healthcare industry is on pace to become the largest job sector in the U.S. economy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 32% job growth over the coming decade, exceeding the national average job growth (7.7%).

Excellent Earning Potential
Depending on education and experience, healthcare managers have excellent earning potential with a median annual salary of $94,500, much higher than the average median annual salary of $36,500.

Skills and Knowledge Useable in Other Industries
The top common skills in healthcare management job postings include business administration, communications, project and team management, leadership, and operations. All of these skills are all built into our Healthcare Management program curriculum and are transferable to related industries and other business sectors.

Study Healthcare Management at Stevenson

Courses

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degrees in Healthcare Management. Students must complete a total of 120 credits, which includes the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE) general education requirements and 21-25 credits in electives.

Major Requirements

FYS 100First Year Seminar1 credit
ENG 150College Writing I3 credits
or
ENG 151College Writing I3 credits
ENG 152College Writing II3 credits

Program Requirements

ACC 140Financial Accounting3 Credits
ACC 141Managerial Accounting3 Credits
BIO 112Principles of General Biology3 Credits
or
BIO 113General Biology I3 Credits
BIO 113LGeneral Biology Lab1 Credits
BIO 322Epidemiology3 Credits
CHS 220Diversity and Cultural Competence3 Credits
CMH 210Introduction to Community Health3 Credits
EC 201Principles of Macroeconomics3 Credits
EC 202Principles of Microeconomics3 Credits
EC 335Health Economics3 Credits
MATH 136Introduction to Statistics4 Credits
MGT 210Business Writing3 Credits
HCM 208Healthcare Ethics and Law3 Credits
HCM 212Healthcare Information Systems3 Credits
HCM 310Theories and Practice of Healthcare Management3 Credits
HCM 311Health Insurance and Managed Care3 Credits
HCM 312Managing Healthcare Personnel3 Credits
HCM 313Healthcare Financial Management3 Credits
HCM 314Healthcare Organizational Behavior3 Credits
HCM 400Professional Skills Development3 Credits
HCM 417Healthcare Management Internship6 Credits

Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.

Career Opportunities

  • Ambulatory care centers
  • Budget analyst
  • Benefits administrator
  • Compliance specialist
  • Health insurers
  • Health information and records administrators
  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Patient advocate
  • Physician and specialty practices
  • Rehabilitation, residential, and long-term care
  • Social and counseling services
  • Wellness and health services and consulting


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