Curriculum

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)*
    • Core courses (85 cr.)
    • Elective courses (45 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

You also have the option to pursue an undergraduate minor. Your minor must be in a discipline outside your bachelor’s degree program area. Adding a minor to your program of study allows you to gain multidisciplinary skills that can help you advance toward your professional goals.

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 844-767-9522.

*Find required general education courses by program.

First Term Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HMNT 1001 Course Living and Learning in a Technological World Credits (6 cr.)

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HLTH 1000 Course Concepts of Health Promotion Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 1005
or
MMHA 5050
Course Context of Healthcare Delivery

U.S. Healthcare Delivery System
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 2110 Course Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Healthcare Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 2120 Course Health Informatics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 1004 Course Fundamentals of Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 3100
or
MMHA 5300
Course Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Administration
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 3105 Course Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Healthcare Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 3110 Course Current Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 3510 Course Health Insurance and Reimbursement Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4000 Course Introduction to Healthcare Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4100 Course Healthcare Organization Theory and Behavior Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4520 Course Healthcare Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4530 Course Healthcare Economics From a Population Health Perspective Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4110
or
MMHA 5900
Course Healthcare Quality and Safety

Quality Management
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4115 Course Strategic Planning and Marketing in Healthcare Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4120
or
MMHA 5500
Course Managing the Healthcare Workforce

Human Resources Mgmt & Org Dev & Leadership for Healthcare Admin
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 4205 Course Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)

Capstone Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HLTH 4900 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Elective Courses

Choose nine courses from general education, BS in Public Health, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Your elective credits should total 45 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements. Note on minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) Optional Pathway

This bachelor’s degree program allows you to take courses as part of the BS in Healthcare Management program that will transfer into the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program:

BSHCM

  • HLTH 1005 Context of Healthcare Delivery
  • HLTH 3100 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • HLTH 4120 Managing the Healthcare Workforce
  • HLTH 4110 Healthcare Quality and Safety

MHA

  • MMHA 5050 Contemporary Topics in U.S. Healthcare
  • MMHA 5300 Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Administration
  • MMHA 5500 Human Resource Management and Organizational Development and Leadership for Healthcare Administration
  • MMHA 5900 Healthcare Quality Management
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