Bachelor - Health Care Management

If you are interested in both healthcare and business, you might consider Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program. Read on to learn more about how this degree program can prepare you to enter the workforce or go to graduate school.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program is designed to train you to manage the daily operations of healthcare facilities. You will study human resources management, problem solving, ethics, and finance. Additionally, you could learn basic medical concepts and terminology. You could also learn about technological and legal aspects of healthcare. Courses cover a range of topics, including accounting, macro and micro economics, economics of healthcare, the study of disease processes, and public policy.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program, you should have experience in business, math, and biology. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This course of study consists of 180 credits. This includes 108 credits from core courses.

Healthcare Management Course Requirements

Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
ACCT201 Accounting I
ACCT202 Accounting II
ACCT203 Accounting III
BADM100 Introduction to Business
BADM305 Organizational Behavior
BADM370 Quality Management
BADM410 Business Law I
BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications
ECON201 Macroeconomics
ECON202 Microeconomics
HRMT430 Managing Diversity
HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change
HSS121 Medical Terminology
HSS300 Healthcare Law and Regulations
HSS310 Economics of Healthcare
HSS320 Administration in Healthcare Services
HSS350 Healthcare Systems
HSS410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare
HSS415 Health Information Systems
HSS481 Externship/Project I
HSS482 Externship/Project II
IT254 Spreadsheet Applications
MEDA132 Study of Disease Processes
MKTG210 Introduction to Marketing
MKTG320 Advertising and Public Relations
PBAD311 Shaping Public Policy: Politics and the Legislative Process
PBAD411 Administrative Law and the Adjudicatory Process

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program, you could work as a healthcare administrator. You could also work as an entry-level manager, performing tasks like human resources management, strategic planning, and budgeting.

Advanced Degrees

You could also pursue a master's degree. This could help you prepare to pursue an executive or upper-management position. Some programs combine healthcare administration master's degree coursework with a master's degree in business. You could apply for degree programs including the following:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Organizational Leadersihp

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.