Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration
The healthcare field needs professionals to help improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare, while controlling costs. DeVry University’s Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration with a Specialization in Healthcare Management can support and advance your commitment to serving others with the knowledge and ability to be effective in a variety of roles.
Get to know Our Healthcare Management Degree Program
A Healthcare Management Specialization can help prepare you to play an important role in areas such as healthcare policy, managed care, insurance, information systems and finance. Our Healthcare Management Degree program – online and hybrid – strongly emphasizes health services, helping you gain additional skills through fundamental business and management courses designed to help you adapt and succeed when faced with ever-changing workplace challenges.
Healthcare managers may oversee the computerization of patients’ records and ensure the information is secure, recruit new employees, implement new technologies, facilitate changes in healthcare regulations and help evolve new models of patient care.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration with Healthcare Management Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates with our Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration with a Specialization in Healthcare Management may consider careers such as:
Administrative Services Manager
Business Office Supervisor
Clinical Administrative Coordinator
Health Services Manager
Medical Office Manager
Medical Services Manager
Office Manager – Home Care
|HIM335||Health Information Systems and Networks with Lab|
|HIM370||Healthcare Data Security and Privacy|
|HIM410||Health Information Financial Management|
|MGMT410||Human Resource Management|
Core Degree Courses
Business and Technology
|BIS155||Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab|
|BIS245||Database Essentials for Business with Lab|
|BUSN115||Introduction to Business and Technology|
|BUSN278||Budgeting and Forecasting|
|COMP100||Computer Applications for Business with Lab|
|MGMT303||Principles of Management|
|HSM310||Introduction to Health Services Management|
|HSM320||Health Rights and Responsibilities|
|HSM330||Health Services Information Systems|
|HSM340||Health Services Finance|
|HSM420||Managed Care and Health Insurance|
General Degree Courses
|HUMN303||Introduction to the Humanities|
|ETHC445||Principles of Ethics|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics & Natural Sciences
|BIOS135||Foundations in Biology and Chemistry with Lab|
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
Personal & Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
FAQs: Healthcare Management Specialization
What can I expect to learn throughout this degree?
With our healthcare management degree, you can expect to learn about managing care and health insurance, healthcare policies, health services management and human resource management.
Some examples of the classes that you could potentially take are Principles of management, where you will learn about management theories and management principles. Health services information systems is another course you could take that focuses on how technology is used in health service information systems including hardware and software as well as confidentiality, patient records and insurance and billing data. Another course you might take is principles of ethics where you will explore personal and professional dilemmas and analyze those dilemmas using moral and ethical principles.
What General Education courses do I need to have completed before I can start my healthcare management degree online?
At DeVry, our healthcare management degree is designed to include a mix of general education and program specific courses. You will be able to start taking courses specific to your degree program in the first few sessions.
How can I get my Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration?
You have two options to earn your bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. You can choose to get your healthcare management degree online or through a hybrid option, which is a combination of online courses and on-site courses.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.