Healthcare Management Specialization - BS in Business Administration

Healthcare Management

With recent sweeping changes to healthcare laws and regulations, the healthcare environment is undergoing a transformational shift. In this concentration, you will examine the various functions, roles, and responsibilities associated with healthcare management. Coursework explores the timely topics of healthcare access, equity, affordability, and social justice; long-term healthcare policy; and safety and technology in healthcare delivery. Examine legislative, regulatory, and financial processes relevant to the organization and provision of healthcare services and study how these processes affect quality and safety in the practice environment and disparities in the healthcare system.

Completion Requirements*

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)
    • Business courses (55 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
    • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*If you are currently enrolled or have recently attended a community college or are a CPCU, you may be eligible to transfer courses and accelerate your bachelor’s program at Walden.

Business Courses

Concentration Courses

Elective Courses

Choose 13 courses from general education, B.S. in Business Administration, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least 5 courses must be at the 3000 level or higher. Your elective credits should total 65 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements for this online business administration degree. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.