Health Care Management: Bachelor’s Degree 

The Business of Health Care

Learn what it takes to meet the growing demands of the health care industry.

Health Care Management Degree
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Total Program Credits:
180 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
12 quarters full time
36 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
66% for 2012 - 2013

Salary Range:
Full-time $20,800 - $62,000

As one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, the healthcare sector offers great career potential for individuals who want to work in a field that is both rewarding and in-demand. The increased need for qualified healthcare managers comes as a result of the recent Affordable Care Act and the large population of aging adults.

Through Globe University’s Bachelor of Science in health care management, you will have the chance to learn important skills relating to the healthcare industry, including:

  • Hospital administration
  • Public health topics
  • Medical terminology
  • Health systems topics

In addition to healthcare-specific topics covered in the curriculum, our health care management students are able to complete a concentration to better prepare for a management role in one of the following areas:

  • Health care administration/human resources
  • Accounting and finance
  • Information technology
  • Marketing and sales
  • Management and leadership

Health care organizations will continue to see the need for qualified professionals to fill administrator and manager roles in hospitals, clinics, insurance companies and other healthcare organizations.

As a student in the health care management bachelor’s degree program at Globe University, you will experience:

  • A curriculum that features input from industry experts
  • Small class sizes
  • Financial aid staff with grant and scholarship knowledge
  • Faculty with industry experience
  • Career services staff who offer career assistance

Online Health Care Management Degree

Health care management students have the option to enroll in the program on campus or through Globe University’s online division. The online health care management bachelor’s degree gives students the opportunity to complete the full program curriculum online. As with our on campus classes, instructors with industry experience deliver the program curriculum. Learn more about Globe University’s online division.

 

Public Health

This course introduces students to the organization, administration and practice of public health.

U.S. Health Systems

This course introduces students to health care delivery systems and the unique challenges faced by the United States in the delivery of health care.

Compliance in Health Care

This course introduces the basic components of the continuum of long-term care. Materials include case studies in long-term care.

Hospital Administration

This course walks students through a hospital, detailing each department’s functions and relationships to other departments. The course also covers the roles and functions of the governing body, medical staff and support and ancillary services.

Here are a few examples of companies that have employed our graduates:

B.S. Health Care Management July 1, 2010 - June 20, 2013

  • Creative Community Living Services
  • Health Tradition Health Plan
  • Mayo Clinic
  • UnitedHealth Care-Eau Claire
  • Job Title(s)
  • 10th Percentile Salary
  • 25th Percentile Salary
  • 50th Percentile Salary
  • Customer Services Representatives
  • $19,500
  • $24,140
  • $30,580
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • $53,940
  • $69,160
  • $88,580

This annual salary data is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the median income for the profession.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected employment growth rates for 2012-2022.

  • 13%

Customer Services Representatives

  • 23%

Medical and Health Services Manager

  • 11%

Average for all Occupations

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