Capella’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management degree combines the business and health care policy skills and knowledge you need to be an effective leader in health care environments. Through case studies, readings, and discussions, you’ll learn to consider quality of care in decision making with the goal of improving patient care and overall outcomes. Quality assurance and risk management are also woven throughout the curriculum, with consideration given to state and federal policies that govern health care quality.
This program opens doors to becoming a supervisor or manager in hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care centers, the pharmaceutical industry, insurance and managed care companies, and more.
Flexible: Capella’s online learning model lets you design your course schedule to fit around your life, whereas FlexPath allows you to learn at a pace dictated entirely by you. Is a master’s degree your end goal? Complete master's-level credit as you earn your bachelor's degree, with Capella’s combined options.
Credible: Our academic offerings are professionally aligned and many are accredited. Furthermore, our collaboration with The Wall Street Journal offer business students full digital access to WSJ.com, allowing you to enhance your academic experience and boost your business knowledge.
Gain knowledge and skills to influence organizational strategy, improve patient and systems outcomes, and drive change. A Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration can build expertise in quality improvement processes, financial management, human resource development, operational effectiveness, and strategic planning.
Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you
Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.
The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by WSJ, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2016 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, and much more.
*To be eligible for full digital access to WSJ.com, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.
Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option
With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing Master's-level credit as you earn your Bachelor's degree. Combined degree options are designated Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, with a set of shared Master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money.
While earning your Bachelor's, consider pursuing your MBA in Health Care Management at the same time.
Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.
FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree
FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning.
With your Bachelor's in Health Care Management from Capella, you'll build foundational business skills in management, marketing, human resources, communication, and finance. You'll also learn to integrate political, economic and consumer-driven forces to deliver quality, consumer-driven health care services. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com
Common jobs with an online program in health care management include: insurance specialist, health care consultant, medical records manager, and nursing home administrator. Potential workplaces include: health care consulting firm, hospital, insurance carrier, and physician's office.
For a More In-Depth Study
With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.
To learn more, call 1.866.933.5835, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.
Earn Credit for What You Already Know
Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor, or read up on our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.