Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
University of the Southwest
The University of the Southwest offers a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Healthcare Management that is well suited for students who wish to enhance their knowledge in business fundamentals and the healthcare industry. Graduates may find employment in hospitals, health care facilities, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare related agencies. This program provides individuals with the opportunity to increase their salary and gain job security. Enrolled students will have the ability to understand how administrative management roles transfer into these health care agencies
The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Healthcare Management program consists of 120 total credit hours that has the potential to be completed in four years. Students are required to complete general education courses, institutional coursework, major coursework, and healthcare management emphasis coursework. General education topics that students will cover include fine arts, humanities, social science, science labs, mathematics, computer applications, economics, composition, literature, and speech. Major level coursework students are required to complete consist of principles of accounting I & II, business law, principles of finance, principles of management, ethics, organizational behavior, creating a business plan, and principles of marketing. Lastly, students will complete healthcare management emphasis courses. These courses include human resources, healthcare management, management information systems, healthcare financial management, healthcare informatics, managing diversity, strategic planning, leadership, effective org. teams, and legal issues in healthcare management. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment within the healthcare management field.
This online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. In order to graduate, students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.0 scale) in the healthcare management emphasis area and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
The University of the Southwest, private, non-denominational liberal arts university, is located in Hobbs, New Mexico. Originally founded in 1956 as Hobbs Baptist College, a 2-year junior college, the name of the institution changed to New Mexico Baptist College in 1958, when it became a four-year college. The institution became known as the College of the Southwest in 1962, and in 2008 became the University of the Southwest. The University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered institution that teaches the belief of God, Jesus Christ, and the Bible, and faculty and staff with Christ centered values instruct students to live, work and learn together while valuing each others cultures and beliefs. The university is dedicated to preparing its students for a lifetime in faith-based leadership and service.
The University of the Southwest offers bachelor's and master's degrees from the following schools:
- School of Arts and Sciences
- School of Business and Professional Studies
- School of Education
Online courses are available to students requiring a more flexible schedule, as well as online career training programs that lead to professional certificates.
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