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Earn your healthcare management degree and reshape your future.

You want to do more than just further your career—you want to improve healthcare for all. We’ve created a BS in Healthcare Management program to help you do both. Take the next step in your professional journey while realizing your passion for helping others.

Why Choose Walden?

Job-ready Skills

Develop job-ready skills with curriculum aligned with the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) certification requirements.1

Explore Latest Trends

Explore the latest trends and mission-critical challenges affecting healthcare, including health insurance, health care finance, and reimbursement.

Expert Faculty

Learn from subject matter experts who have hands-on experience as quality improvement coordinators and health informatics professionals.

A degree on your terms

Opt for our course-based, competency-based, or Accelerate Into Master’s to match your life, budget, and learning style.


This dedicated online learning track offers support, tuition savings, and resources for those without previous college credit.

Program Savings

Tempo Learning®: Receive up to a $500 Grant and fourth subscription period at no tuition cost based on your progress if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on December 5, 2022. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Program Details

Flexible Learning

Choose the learning path that fits your life and experience. Here are the two ways to earn your degree:

  Course-based learning
Tempo Learning®
   The standard, guided pace to earn your degree
 The flexible pace, ideal for some students
Time Structured schedule
Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress
Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course
All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree
Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty

Payment Plans and Scholarships*


*May not be available for all programs

With Tempo Learning, you may be able to complete your BS in Healthcare Management degree in 21 months for under $20,000.*

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* Based on the fastest pace of our top 25% transfer students. Your actual total program time and costs will depend on your individual pace and transfer credits. A student’s pace is usually determined by their experience with the subject, ability to work independently, and available time.

Tempo Learning®

Tempo Learning® is an alternative way to earn your Walden degree. It’s different from our standard course-based learning because you can work at a pace that makes sense for you, and progress once you’ve shown you understand a subject. With Tempo Learning®, you have the flexibility of online learning, plus the ability to personalize and control the length, cost, and pacing of your program.

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

Earn up to 25 master’s-level credit hours by taking graduate-level courses as an undergraduate. This allows you to complete both degrees in less time than earning each degree separately. Learn more about Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM).

Walden Undergraduate Academy

Discover a new bachelor’s education experience for first-time adult college students.

Walden Undergraduate Academy opens new doors for working adults like you and makes earning a degree more achievable than ever before. This dedicated learning experience has an extra layer of support to help you build your confidence and academic skills before you start your online bachelor’s program. You’ll also be eligible for special savings that can make your bachelor’s degree more affordable.


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Admission Requirements

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with at least 12 quarter credits.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.

More information for international applicants.

Tuition and Fees

Paying for Your Education

Our Enrollment Specialists can help you outline a plan and find resources for funding your education.

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Program Savings

Tempo Learning®: Receive up to a $500 Grant and fourth subscription period at no tuition cost based on your progress if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on December 5, 2022. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Program Outcomes

Hone Your Leadership Edge

Become a leader and innovator in today’s complex healthcare landscape with Walden’s BS in Healthcare Management program. A bachelor's in healthcare management degree program focuses on developing a greater understanding of the U.S. healthcare system and the management techniques that guide the operation of thriving healthcare organizations. Learn to think more analytically, communicate more effectively, and master other skills you can apply immediately to impact your organization’s success.

What’s the Career Impact of Earning a BS in Healthcare Management?

A Healthy Employment Outlook

With an aging population and ever-changing healthcare laws and regulations, the demand for qualified medical and health services managers is projected to rise 32% by 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.2  Walden’s BS in Healthcare Management program can empower you with the knowledge and skills needed for a long and fulfilling career as a healthcare manager or administrator.

Find Your Opportunity as a Healthcare Leader

This online healthcare management degree can help prepare you for roles in a range of settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician practices and clinics
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Consulting firms
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Healthcare associations
  • Wellness centers
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation and long-term care facilities
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Group homes
  • Health charities and foundations

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Increase Your Earning Potential

Walden’s BS in Healthcare Management degree program can potentially lead to higher earnings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services managers earned an average annual wage of $99,730 in May 2018.2

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Learning Outcomes

All graduates will be prepared to:

  • Analyze the elements of quality health care delivery systems
  • Explain how different factors impact health care delivery and services
  • Evaluate the impact of serving diverse populations in a health care organization’s performance
  • Apply foundational healthcare financial management skills to health care organizations
  • Evaluate human resource strategies for managing healthcare employees
  • Apply leadership concepts for strategic decision making in health care organizations
  • Explain the role of healthcare managers in improving health outcomes through facilitating social change



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