Bachelor of Science in Health Management

Bachelor of Science in Health Management

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Approx. program length:

3 years*

* Students with more than 30 transfer credits may finish in less than 3 years.



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Healthcare is evolving. So should you.

Allied health professionals who want to explore opportunities in health management now have a program that leverages your previous course credits toward a degree. Our new Bachelor of Science in Health Management is designed for allied health professionals, such as dental hygienists, medical assistants, medical trainers, or speech, physical or occupational therapists, who want to pursue an education in health management.

In the BS in Health Management program, your allied health experience complements courses that help you:

  • Become proficient in business communication for healthcare managers
  • Develop a solid foundation in human resources, organizational behavior, financial management, project management and technology
  • Clarify individual ethics and consider ethical viewpoints from a managerial perspective
  • Learn to manage staff, projects and budgets

You shouldn’t have to start over to pursue management options. With our BSHM, you don’t have to. Let your allied health course credits help propel you toward a bachelor’s degree.

Complementary HIMSS membership

We’re part of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) program, which means we can offer our eligible students a complimentary HIMSS individual membership. The membership connects students with networking opportunities, career services, professional development opportunities and more.

Course length:

5 weeks

Total credits required:


Max. number of transfer credits:


Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. If you’re an allied health professional or have other healthcare or eligible college credits, you can apply to transfer credits. You can also apply to have relevant experience evaluated for college credit. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX to learn more.

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. Applicants must have a minimum of 30 program-applicable, college-level credits to be admitted into this program.

Core courses

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Business Communication For Health Care Managers hcs321
Health Care Management hcs325
Human Resources In Health Care hcs341
Organizational Behavior hcs370
Project Management For Health Care Professionals hcs412
Health Care Ethics And Social Responsibility hcs335
Technology And Systems Approach For Health Care Managers hcs487
Data Analytics For Health Care Managers hcs493
Regulatory And Compliance Within The Health Care Industry hcs468
Marketing In The Health Care Industry hcs472
Health Care Finance hcs385
Strategic Decision Making For Health Care Managers hcs498

Projected job growth:


According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be 20 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Bachelor of Science in Health Management can build on your allied health experience with a degree that can help prepare you to be an:

  • Office manager
  • Practice administrator
  • Program manager

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduates should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Bachelor of Science in Health Management degree, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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 and its predecessor.

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Bachelor of Science in Health Management program, you can:

Build on your experience

Explore management opportunities and let your experience work for you with a bachelor’s degree designed for allied health professionals.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer up to 90 eligible college credits or apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential credit.

Learn from healthcare pros

With an average of 21 years of industry experience, instructors bring real-world health management principles to our new BSHM program.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, with a Bachelor of Science in Health Management degree, you’ve got the way.

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