General Program (Course-Based)

The General Program is offered in two other degree completion options:

  • Competency-based option: Choose this format if you prefer a flexible learning experience with no set weekly deadlines, allowing you to make progress at your pace, on your schedule.
  • Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM): Earn up to 20 master’s-level credits as an undergraduate, saving you time and money on your Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree.

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)1
    • 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 course sequence represents the minimum credit requirement for program completion. The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an enrollment advisor at 1-844-767-9522.

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 Interprofessional Teamwork 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

Healthcare 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 Resource Management and Organizational Development and Leadership for Healthcare Administrators
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.

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