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College of Health Professions

Online bachelor's healthcare degrees

College of Health Professions

Online bachelor's healthcare degrees

Prepare for a rewarding career in a growing field

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, career opportunities in healthcare management are projected to rise by 28% from 2021 - 2031. Our bachelor’s healthcare degrees can help you meet the growing needs of this in-demand field. 

Whether you have prior health care experience or not, our career-focused degrees can help you gain skills, credentials, and confidence you need to impact patient outcomes. And you can do it all 100% online, with the flexibility to start school any time of the year and when it fits your busy schedule. 

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Skills you’ll develop with core bachelor’s healthcare degree  courses

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

  • Management
  • Finance
  • Compliance
  • Quality management
  • Information management
  • Leadership

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT

  • Compliance
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Technology

COMPETENCY BASED-DIRECT ASSESSMENT - BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT

  • Compliance
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Technology

Outlook for workers with a bachelor’s healthcare degree

BLS CATEGORY: Medical and Health Services Managers

JOB GROWTH: 28%

Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031

JOB TITLES:

  • Health Manager
  • Practice Manager

BLS CATEGORY: Medical and Health Services Managers

JOB GROWTH: 28%

Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

JOB TITLES:

  • Office Manager
  • Practice Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Health Manager 

BLS CATEGORY: Medical and Health Services Managers

JOB GROWTH: 28%

Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for medical and health services managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031

JOB TITLES:

  • Office Manager
  • Practice Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Health Manager  

Bachelor’s healthcare degree course requirements

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

You’ll take 17 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills to pursue your goals. These core courses include topics like: communications, compliance, finance, health administration, leadership and more. 

Bachelor of Science in Health Management

You’ll take 12 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills to pursue your goals. These core courses include topics like: compliance, finance, management, technology and more.

Competency based-Direct Assessment - Bachelor of Science in Health Management

You’ll take 12 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills to pursue your goals. These core courses include topics like: compliance, finance, management, technology and more.

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Tuition and financial aid

Affordable, locked-in tuition

UNDERGRADUATE: $398 Tuition cost per credit

Cost per credit applies to all our bachelor's degrees.

Competency based- Direct Assessment - Bachelor of Science in Health Management: $2,500 per 12-week term

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Ways to pay — and save. Explore your options.

From grants and scholarships to transfer credits and federal financial aid, there are a variety of ways to pay for school and save on tuition.

Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid is money from the U.S. Department of Education to help you pay for your college tuition and expenses. Currently, the Competency based-Direct Assessment Bachelor of Science in Health Administration is not financial aid eligible.

Transfer Credits

Your prior eligible credits can cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree to help you graduate in as little as a year.

Scholarships

Starting with your first course, every qualifying new student will be awarded one of our scholarships.

Employer Tuition Discounts

Check if your employer provides tuition assistance, benefits, or reimbursement programs toward your degree.

Military or Veteran Benefits

See if you qualify to use veterans’ education benefits or tuition assistance to help pay for school.

Student experience

Keith D.

“I received the gift of confidence, and the realization that my dream to get a degree in the healthcare management field was possible.”

—Keith Davies
BSHA, 2016  

Over 1 million alumni have earned their degrees while balancing work, school and life. So can you. 

Manage Time with Flexible Courses

Use Robust Student Resources

How to apply for your bachelor’s healthcare degree program

Once you’ve selected your degree program, choose your start date from our calendar, apply for free and register before the deadline (usually one week before the program starts). Then you’ll speak to an enrollment representative to begin class.

  • No application fee — no obligation!
  • No SAT, GMAT or essay required
  • No out-of-state tuition
  • Our risk-free trial lets eligible students try out University of Phoenix for three weeks at no additional cost
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Experienced faculty

University of Phoenix has experienced faculty

Learn from accomplished, real-world faculty members who lead in the fields they teach. Our instructors go through a careful vetting process before joining our faculty ranks. They include industry leaders who encourage, challenge, and inspire our students. And with a student-faculty ratio of 32:1 [1], you’ll get the attention you need.

1 This is a University-wide ratio, the College of Health Professions student-faculty ratio may vary.

Accreditation

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) since 1978.

FAQs about bachelor's healthcare degrees

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The program length for our traditional programs is four years. However, your time to completion will be impacted by other factors, including your eligible transfer credits, PLA credits, and any breaks in your studies at the University. For qualifying students, the Direct Assessment program could be completed in as few as 12 months, based on successful completion of 9 competency units per term.  

 

Having a bachelor’s degree has become an increasingly important way to gain the knowledge and critical skills today's workers need to stay competitive in growing fields like healthcare. The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics projects that job growth for medical and health services managers are expected to grow faster than average — by 28% between 2021 and 2031.[1] So if you’re looking to build knowledge and career-relevant skills, an online bachelor’s degree in healthcare could help.

1 The BLS Projected Growth for 2021-2031 is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Yes! University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) since 1978. Accreditation ensures higher education institutions meet acceptable quality standards. 

Yes, you can choose from our two undergraduate healthcare certificate options:

1) Health Information Systems Certificate
2) Medical Records Certificate

Yes, you can transfer eligible credits if the college you attended is an accredited institution. You may also be able to have your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree to save even more time and money on your degree. Applicants to the Competency Based-Direct Assessment - Bachelor of Science in Health Management must have a minimum of 30 program applicable college-level credits.