Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
Utica University

Program Details

Prepare to help others through a management role in health care — enroll in Utica’s online B.S. in Health Care Management degree. You’ll learn how to navigate the complexities in medical care, laws and regulations, and use expert business knowledge to ensure patients receive quality care with positive outcomes.

Focus on the Business of Health Care

Faculty with years of industry experience demonstrate how your business savvy can improve patient outcomes. The 100% online program is 120 credit hours and available to first-time freshman as well as transfer students.

Coursework includes:

  • Health studies, gerontology, and psychology to understand the physical and psychological needs of patients and clients.
  • Economics, to understand how economic behavior will affect your organization and what you can do to deliver quality care.
  • Anthropology and social studies to understand how the U.S. health care system operates in the broader contexts of health care delivery.
  • Ethics to manage the conflicts between policy, providers, and patient care.

Career Highlights

Medical health and service managers earn a median annual salary of $100,980 and are projected to have a 32% job growth rate from 2019 to 2029*. Graduates hold leadership positions at:

  • Mohawk Valley Health System
  • NYU Langone Health

This online degree is also a completer program, which means that students may transfer credits into an undergraduate program at Utica University. Students may also complete all 120 credits at Utica University as a full, undergraduate degree. Candidates for the baccalaureate degree must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of study at Utica University. A maximum of 90-98 credits may be transferred from four-year institutions, and 60-64 from two-year institutions, depending on one’s academic major. Transfer students who matriculate with 60 or more credits need to declare a major upon entering Utica University.

If you’d like to pursue graduate study, the curriculum prepares you for the Master of Health Administration (MHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Note: This program does not lead to licensure as there are no licensure expectations for medical health and service managers, only nursing home administrators.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Utica University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent