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BS in Health Management

Program Overview

An Accredited Program Focusing on Business and Healthcare

Get ready for a role in healthcare management through a curriculum that is based on content recommended by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

Get ready for a role in healthcare management through a curriculum that is based on content recommended by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

At a Glance

$450

per credit hour

120

credit hours

24–48

months to complete

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.

Effectively Lead a Healthcare Institution

Get ready to enter the healthcare industry with the online Bachelor of Science in Health Management program from Lindenwood University. Our program prepares you for a managerial role in a variety of healthcare facilities, including hospitals, urgent care centers, and long-term care facilities.

Our health management online degree program provides you with a strong professional background in health and business topics. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will explore topics including healthcare finance, legal issues, and global healthcare reform. Learn from industry experts who incorporate their real-world experience into the online classroom.

This program is based on content that is recommended by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

Accreditation

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Management program from Lindenwood University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP Global Business Accreditation

Transfer Your Credits

We don’t want the college credits you have already earned to go to waste. At Lindenwood Online, we offer a generous credit transfer policy for our undergraduate programs. You can even complete your degree in as few as 30 credit hours taken within the Lindenwood University system.

In addition, we have partnerships with area community colleges, which allow credits to be counted toward your general education requirements.

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A Curriculum Designed to Help You Succeed

Our bachelor’s in health management online degree includes a total of 120 credit hours. Through 69 credit hours of general education requirements, you will gain a well-rounded foundation in a variety of subject areas.

Twenty-four credit hours make up the health management major’s core requirements, and an additional 36 credit hours are required as part of the business core. Through these requirements, you will explore key concepts in healthcare and complete a capstone course.

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Admission Requirements

To apply to our health management online degree program, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • All official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.

If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:

  • Résumé
  • Letter of intent/personal statement (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)

What It’s Like to Study Online

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

Find out more about what it’s like to study online at Lindenwood.

Online Student Life

Cost to Attend

We strive to provide a high-quality online education at an affordable price. Our health management online degree program is offered at just $450 per credit hour.

In addition, we offer the opportunity to transfer previously earned college credits, financial assistance, and U.S. military benefits.

Ways to Save

Program Outcomes

  • Exhibit ethical decision-making skills for effectively managing a healthcare organization
  • Understand the various aspects of healthcare law, including its issues, regulations, and guidelines
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the dynamics of the U.S. healthcare system and its impact on the nation’s and world’s economy

Career Outlook

Some of the potential career paths you may pursue after earning your health management online degree include:

  • Hospital administrator: $108,730
  • Nursing home administrator: $84,260
  • Healthcare administrator: $99,730

Median annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.

Yes. We don’t want the college credits you have already earned to go to waste. At Lindenwood Online, we offer a generous credit transfer policy for our undergraduate programs. You can even complete your degree in as few as 30 credit hours taken within the Lindenwood University system. Your transfer credits must meet minimum GPA requirements and be applicable to this program’s curriculum and general education coursework.

With a bachelor’s degree in health management, you can enter many roles within the healthcare industry. Potential careers include healthcare manager, facility administrator, consultant, or specialist. You may also pursue further study by earning a graduate degree in health management or a related field.

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