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Bachelor of Science in Health Management (Competency Based-DA)

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Enter your health management career with a competency-based Bachelor of Science in Health Management that you can earn faster – and for less. Develop the skills and knowledge needed for a management career in the healthcare industry— preparing you to manage the business and regulatory needs of a healthcare organization.

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  • Finance

  • Management

  • Technology

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Bachelor of Science in Health Management Competency-Based
Duration Depends on how many courses you take each term — the more courses you take, the faster you could complete your degree.
Pace Choose either 2, 3 or 4 courses every 12-week term. During the term, you can focus on one at a time or work on courses concurrently.
Learning style Self-paced, flexible learning within the term with faculty guidance to foster learning and prepare for competency assessments.
  • A minimum of 30 program applicable college-level credits
  • 3 years of leadership experience in a healthcare related field
  • High school diploma or GED, TASC, CHSPE or HiSET
Cost $2,500 per 12-week term

A degree built around the skills employers want

We know what skills employers want because we did our homework.

We worked with labor market researchers to align in-demand skills with our program to ensure you have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework.

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2, 3 or 4

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Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Bachelor of Science in Health Management (Competency-Based).

What you'll learn

When you earn your online bachelor’s in health care management, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Evaluate financial strategies related to the management of healthcare organizations.
  • Examine regulatory guidelines that impact the healthcare industry.
  • Assess technology factors that impact the healthcare industry.
  • Analyze management principles and strategies within healthcare organizations.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Health Management degree?

A BS in Health Management can help prepare you to be a:

  • Office manager
  • Practice manager
  • Program manager
  • Health manager
32 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2020 and 2030.

Accreditation & Faculty

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Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Real-world faculty


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Directors of Services

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

I’m the grittiest person. And so are our students.”

Christopher Wilson

Faculty of the Year 2020, College of Health Professions

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

This program is not eligible for federal financial aid.