Online Bachelor of Science Degree in
Gain the knowledge and skills you'll need to begin a successful
career in healthcare management through the South University Bachelor of
Science degree in Healthcare Management online program.
With a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management, you'll
also have the educational credentials you need to work toward your
master's degree and move into higher levels of healthcare
As a student in the Healthcare Management online degree program,
- Understand basic management theory and practice through courses in
management, accounting, finance, organization behavior and human
- Study health services management in courses that include public
health issues, the structure and function of health organizations,
leadership in healthcare organizations, health finance, health ethics
and law, health economics, and healthcare marketing and strategy.
- Receive hands-on experience through an internship program with
healthcare facilities that might include hospitals, nursing homes,
ambulatory care facilities, physician practices, and pharmaceutical
and medical equipment companies.
- Learn to appreciate and work with different types of people
through courses in verbal and written communication, psychology,
sociology, and human growth and development.
When you graduate from this online degree program, you'll be prepared
to work in a variety of entry-level healthcare management positions - as
a physician's office administrator, a nursing-care facility
administrative assistant, a medical equipment sales and purchase
representative, or as a staff employee at hospitals, government agencies
or insurance companies. With experience, you'll be ready to grow into
positions such as department head or functional manager.