Online Bachelor of Science.

Healthcare Management

The online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree program is designed to help students develop the knowledge and skills needed to become effective managers and leaders within the healthcare industry.

Healthcare Management (BS) coursework explores concepts and theories related to management and supervision, quality improvement, policy and ethics, law and the regulatory environment, financial management, strategic planning and evaluation in health care. The program’s performance-based curriculum provides a variety of opportunities to improve critical thinking, decision making, and communication skills through analysis of real-world healthcare issues.

Healthcare Management Major Core Courses

Students enrolled in the BS Healthcare Management program develop knowledge and skills in the following major core courses:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Delivery
  • Quality Improvement & Risk Management in Health Care
  • Essentials of Managed Care
  • Intro to Epidemiology
  • Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Health and Healing
  • Management of Continuum Care
  • Research Methodology
  • Regulatory Environment in Health Care
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Healthcare Management & Supervision
  • Healthcare Management Action Research Project OR
  • Healthcare Management Capstone

Students develop other necessary knowledge and skills in courses in the Support Core and General Education Core, including courses in communications, science, mathematics, humanities/behavioral/social science, and college and career success.

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Why Choose NAU?

Personal Advisor

Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor on day one, and will have an academic advisor after you enroll.

Transfer Credit Accepted

We offer free transfer evaluations and accept up to 75% of the program to transfer in from another institution/program.

Experienced Faculty

Our Faculty members are skilled professionals that work in the fields they teach, bringing practical knowledge and experience into the online classroom.

National American University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

National American University is approved by the Higher Learning Commission to offer programs and courses through distance education.

National American University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, KS, USA. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the IACBE website.


Program Completion Flexibility

As a standard, full-time student you can complete the program in as few as 15 months, however, you may choose your course load – take as many or as few classes at one time as you want.

Credit for Real-World Experience

Earn credit for prior learning which includes experiential learning or portfolio credits awarded by NAU, and evaluated corporate training certificates

Student Learning Resources

NAU offers multiple student learning services, from free tutoring, to our Ask-a-Librarian service (open 7 days a week), to free access to scholarly journals that are up-to-date in your field.

Ready for the Next Steps?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Our support starts before you enroll – and continues to graduation day. You are assigned a personal enrollment advisor.

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