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Bachelor of Science in Health Management (Direct Assessment)

online bshm degree

Bachelor of Science in Health Management (Direct Assessment)

Bachelor's degree

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$NA

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Mar 29, 2023

Enter your health management career with a direct-assessment Bachelor of Science in Health Management that you can earn faster – and for less. Develop 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.

What are Direct Assessment Programs?

  • Compliance

  • Finance

  • Management

  • Technology

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Courses

Bachelor of Science in Health Management Direct Assessment
Duration
Duration
Duration
Depends on how many courses you take each term — the more courses you take, the faster you could complete your degree.
Pace
Pace
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
Learning style
Learning style
Self-paced, flexible learning within the term with faculty guidance to foster learning and prepare for competency assessments.
Requirements
Requirements
Requirements
  • 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
Cost
Cost
$2,500 per 12-week term

A degree built around 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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Look for the skills icon to see exactly which in-demand skills you’re learning in the courses you take.

Skills-aligned program

Courses

Courses

2, 3 or 4

Course at a time

12

Weeks per course

Schedule

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

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

28%

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

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional Accreditation

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

real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

26

Directors of Services
 

85%

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Christopher Wilson

Faculty Spotlight

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

Christopher Wilson
Faculty of the Year 2020, College of Health Professions

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*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.