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Dramatic changes in healthcare have created increasingly complex challenges for organizations.

That’s why it’s more important than ever for professionals looking to advance in the field to earn a healthcare management degree. Walden’s B.S. in Healthcare Management program explores the latest trends in healthcare, including how new legislation is affecting the industry and healthcare organizations.

This healthcare management program can help you gain the knowledge and expertise to grow your career, giving you the skills to meet these new challenges so you can change your world—and the world of those around you.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  • Critically appraise the context and quality of healthcare delivery within and outside of the United States.
  • Apply epidemiological approaches to the study of patterns of disease and injury in populations.
  • Evaluate study designs, methods, and strategies for data analysis used in health-related research.
  • Analyze how changing demographics as well as key behavioral and cultural factors impact health and healthcare.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how technology and legal and ethical issues impact the delivery of healthcare services.
  • Analyze the major advantages and disadvantages of an interdisciplinary approach to healthcare delivery.
  • Articulate critical issues in acute and long-term care from the perspectives of patient and practitioner.
  • Assess public and global health issues that transcend national borders, class, race, ethnicity, and culture.
  • Apply healthcare management concepts and theories.
  • Analyze macro and micro factors that impact a healthcare organization’s performance.
  • Apply foundational skills relating to fiscal evaluation and financial management.
  • Analyze effective methods for assessing quality and safety within healthcare organizations.
  • Apply planning and evaluation methods used in strategic planning, implementation, evaluation, and marketing of healthcare organizations.
  • Evaluate human resource methods used to effectively recruit, maintain, evaluate, and manage healthcare employees.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

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Beyond The Classroom

When you pursue your bachelor’s degree at Walden, you can translate your coursework into practice by participating in an optional field experience, service learning project, or study abroad program.

Accelerate into Master's (AIM) Program

The AIM program allows you to complete graduate courses as part of your bachelor’s program that you can then apply toward the completion of your master’s program.

Undergraduate Pathways

Undergraduate Pathways offers options for increasing your course load to reduce your degree completion time.

Testimonials

JImmy Watson

Jimmy Watson

BS in Health Studies Graduate / MHA Student
Pursuing a degree from Walden is a commitment to efficiency and quality in healthcare.
I knew my work could positively impact the community I serve when the results of my dissertation revealed disparities relative to income and race.
The amount of support, resources, and assistance available to students is phenomenal.
Perry Ishmael Peralta MHA Student
Perry Ishmael Peralta
Bruce Furr PhD in Public Health / MPH Graduate
Bruce Furr
Kahla D. LaPlante PhD in Health Services Student
Kahla LaPlante
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