BA Healthcare Management

The Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management (HCM), a transfer-friendly degree program offered by the Robert L. Tillman School of Business, is available 100% online for adult students. This program equips students with an understanding of fundamental business principles as well as thorough knowledge in the healthcare system. Additionally, HCM students become high-level strategists who acquire the expertise to create and evaluate new and innovative approaches in the business of healthcare.

Key Program Features

Develop the business and healthcare acumen needed to communicate effectively with other businesses and healthcare professionals

Demonstrate professionalism and accountability

Develop the ability work collaboratively as part of a team

Develop the business and healthcare management skills needed to approach problems strategically

Develop the skills needed to create and evaluate new and innovative approaches to business and healthcare delivery

Program Details

HCM students have the opportunity to differentiate themselves by earning professional certificates, which are built into some HCM courses, such as the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety

Students learn the general principles of business administration in addition to the mechanics of how to run an organization. Some of the topics include

  • U.S. Healthcare System
  • Fundamentals of Management and Managerial Accounting
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Human Capital Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Corporate Finance and Statistics
  • Managing Long-term Care
  • Health Insurance & Managed Care
  • Laws and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals
  • Healthcare Quality Management
  • Business Policy & Strategy in Healthcare
  • A specialization in healthcare analytics is also available.

More Information

  • ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
  • HRM 322 Human Capital Management
  • MIS 331 E-Business/E-Commerce
  • MGT 311 Fundamentals of Management
  • MKT 351 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • HRM 420 Corporate Training and Development
  • ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II
  • HRM 425 Compensation Management
  • FIN 320 Corporation Finance
  • HRM 430 Labor Relations
  • ECO 301 Applied Economics for Managers
  • HRM 435 Employee Benefits
  • BUS 302 Statistics for Behavioral Science
  • BUS 416 Government Regulations, the Law, and Ethics in Business
  • HRM 440 Employment Law
  • HRM 491 Adv. Seminar in Human Resource Management
  • HCM 300 Introduction to the US Healthcare System
  • HCM 352 Healthcare Quality Management
  • HCM 355 Global Health
  • HCM 380 Managerial Epidemiology, Analysis, and Community Health
  • HCM 402 Research Methods
  • HCM 410 Business Policy and Strategy in Healthcare
  • HCM 430 Healthcare Business Core Concepts
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Physician’s Office Manager
  • Consultant
  • Healthcare Accounts Manager
  • Health Director
  • Accounts Coordinator
  • IT Healthcare Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Health Educator
  • Health Insurance (auditor, compliance, client services)
  • Health Advocacy
  • Global Health Outreach
  • Health Programming
  • Healthcare Analytics