Bachelor of Arts

Healthcare Management

Program Details

Next Start Date
August 31
Est. Program Length
18 months*
Major Credit Hours
46
Course Length
8 weeks
Cost per Credit
$375
Credits Accepted
88

*Major coursework can be completed in 15 months.

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Healthcare Leadership Starts Here

The need for skilled, reliable healthcare administrators is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare management is projected to expand by 32% through 2029. This growth is expected to create more than 133,000 positions for healthcare administration and management professionals.1

With the online Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management degree from Illinois College, you’ll gain the essential business and management skills needed for an in-demand healthcare leadership career. Through an interactive learning environment, you’ll explore a liberal arts curriculum that focuses on problem-solving and solutions. Courses are taught by expert educators who incorporate real-world healthcare management experience into each lesson. Additionally, you’ll also gain hands-on experience by completing a career-focused internship at an approved healthcare agency or your current place of employment.

The Online B.A. in Healthcare Management Degree is Designed for:

  • Individuals seeking a program that provides business and leadership skills to advance their current healthcare career.
  • Individuals with a non-healthcare academic background who want to enter and make a difference in the field through a non-clinical role.
  • Professionals seeking a program that offers flexibility to take courses part-time while continuing to work full-time.

Courses and Admissions

12 Total core courses in program

The curriculum for the online BA in Healthcare Management degree combines foundational business skills with healthcare leadership essentials. The program requires 120 total credit hours, including 46 major credit hours.

Courses

Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission to the BA in Healthcare Management degree, applicants must:

  • Be a high school graduate (or equivalent)
  • Have a 2.5 GPA

How to Apply

Candidates must submit:

  • An online application
    Apply for free at admission.ic.edu/apply
  • Official transcripts of all high school and/or college work completed

Tuition

At Illinois College, we feature a high-quality education at a price you can afford. See how your past academic credentials can help you make the most of your college education.

Curriculum ComponentCostTotal*
Tuition (46 credit hours)$375 per credit hour$17,250
Fees (4 terms)$25 per term$100
Total with Transfer Credits$17,350

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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Career Outcomes

When you earn your human resources management degree online with Illinois College, you’ll Graduate READY for career advancement. Your degree will prepare you for a variety of careers, including:

All employment information from Payscale.

  • Health Information Manager

    Health information managers oversee the keeping of medical records within a health facility. They ensure their facility is following the law and that all health information personnel have the resources necessary to do their jobs properly.

    $55,651 Median Annual Salary
  • Hospital Administrator

    Hospital administrators oversee the diverse functions of a hospital to maintain the safety of its employees and patients. Among a variety of responsibilities, these professionals play a major role in establishing the hospital budget and work to ensure the hospital is following the law.

    $87,845 Median Annual Salary
  • Healthcare Program Manager

    Healthcare program managers ensure their health facility is well-stocked on supplies and resources to ensure medical procedures are being conducted properly and that patients are getting the effective care they require. They manage projects within a health facility to address any necessary changes or improvements.

    $77,168 Median Annual Salary

Why Illinois College?

  • Take the fast track.

    You can earn an online B.A. in Human Resources Management in 15 months.

  • Career readiness.

    Prepare for real-world success through a comprehensive curriculum filled with case studies, industry examples and more.

  • A comprehensive curriculum.

    The online B.A. in Human Resources Management is rooted in a broad course of study, something that increases your marketability in the workforce.

Benefits of
Learning Online

Whether it’s increasing your paycheck or advancing your career, an online degree can help you go further.

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