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 online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Healthcare Management program explores the latest trends in healthcare, including how new legislation is affecting the industry and healthcare organizations.

This online bachelor’s in healthcare management 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

Our online BS in Healthcare Management degree program helps prepare graduates 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.
  • 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.

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


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 your master’s program with up to 50% fewer credits, since you begin the coursework while earning your bachelor’s degree.

Undergraduate Pathways

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