Online Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management

There has never been a better time to consider a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Management. Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Problem-solvers & caregivers, Concordia is ready to train & develop qualified professionals to meet the demand. Whether you’re new to the healthcare field or seeking to advance your career, Concordia University Irvine's Healthcare Management degree program will prepare you to take advantage of the new opportunities that will arise as the field continues to evolve.

Managing today. Preparing for tomorrow.

  • Comprehensive. The Healthcare Management program offers a broad range of courses to cover subject matter needed to be successful in today’s demanding environment.

  • Focused.From beginning to end, you will work closely with our faculty toward reaching the goal of entering the healthcare field or advancing your career.

  • Fully online. This program allows you to earn your bachelor’s degree 100% online. While there are no face-to-face or on-campus requirements, you will still have the opportunity to engage with your professors and peers in real-time sessions scheduled throughout each course.

  • Practical. The Healthcare Management major combines theory with practice to provide an educational experience that prepares you for the challenges facing the healthcare industry as well as your job search.

  • Progressive. Concordia University Irvine stays ahead of other universities by quickly adapting to the many changes and emerging trends in the dynamic healthcare field.

  • Relevant. Our Healthcare Management program is fresh and new, so we’re not bound by outdated theories and practices. Consequently, the program is flexible and prepares you to be relevant and current in your chosen field.
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Online community of learners.

Most degree programs require a local site or campus through which you earn your degree, but that is not the case with online bachelor's degrees offered through Concordia University Irvine. With our flexible online delivery format, you can live and work anywhere and take all of your courses to earn your bachelor’s degree online.

The design of our online curriculum makes use of some of the most innovative techniques in distance learning today. But we also recognize that students in online programs benefit from periodic real-time sessions. That’s why each of your courses will include regularly scheduled class times with your professors and peers. In these two-hour online sessions, which are scheduled once during the first, third, and fifth weeks of each course, you and your classmates will participate in live lectures and discussions. This blended delivery system provides the opportunity to engage with our excellent faculty and network with other students in your cohort, while still offering the flexibility of a fully online degree program.

I chose Concordia because of its faith-based foundation, which tends to attract higher-quality students and more involved faculty. I chose the Healthcare Management program because of the growth and potential in the healthcare field."

Elaine Thobe

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Don't wait to get started.

Courses in the online bachelor's degree program are five weeks long and taken sequentially one at a time. The accelerated format of the program means that new courses are starting almost every month, so you don't have to lose any time waiting to get started on continuing your education.

Upcoming Start Dates
May 7, 2017
August 20, 2017
January 7, 2018

Learn skills that will stay in demand.

As a part of completing 120 total units and earning your bachelor's degree, you will take the following 45 core units listed below. Elective courses in other CUI adult education program majors are options for acquiring your total required units to graduate. Feel free to contact an admissions specialist regarding transfer units or to develop a personal academic plan for your coursework.

  • Healthcare Management Courses
  • 45 Units
  • HLMG 305: Christianity & Contemporary Culture
  • 3
Christianity and Contemporary Culture will make students aware of the Christian worldview and will assist students in evaluating sources of information for culture and theology, enabling them to better answer questions concerning life issues (e.g., sexuality, marriage, family, creation, evil, death, and life after life) and life choices in the Christian context. Students will examine their own beliefs and compare these to that which Scripture teaches.
  • HLMG 311: Writing and Communications in the Workplace
  • 3
This course is an opportunity to learn about the process of effective verbal and non-verbal communication. It also provides an opportunity to explore in depth, both in written format and oral format, this aspect of workplace communication. Included in this course is an emphasis on writing: proper application of grammar and APA style rules. The use of technology to access and share information is also examined.
  • HLMG 312: Introduction to Healthcare Management
  • 3
This course serves as an introduction that provides the necessary foundations for better understanding of the relevant theories, tools, applications, recent trends, and issues needed to address operational concerns faced by healthcare managers.
  • HLMG314: Healthcare Quality Management
  • 3
Explores healthcare applications of quality improvement, including governmental and regulatory influences, standards, and guidelines, quality programs and methods, and process redesign.
  • HLMG 315: Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Design in Healthcare
  • 3
The course is designed to provide healthcare management students with an in-depth analysis of the theories and concepts of organizational behavior and organizational theory while embracing the uniqueness and complexities of the healthcare.
  • HLMG 413: Leadership in Health Management
  • 3
This course introduces the student to the basic principles of leadership and direction in healthcare organizations.
  • HLMG 414: Legal Aspects of Healthcare
  • 3
Familiarizes student with significant legal principles and theories relevant to healthcare administration; provides example of context in which potential legal problems arise; develop the ability identify and evaluate potential legal risks related to healthcare administrative and management decisions, and to appropriately utilize legal counsel in the decision-making process.
  • HLMG 415: Health Information Systems
  • 3
This course examines the use of information systems in healthcare organizations. Students will be introduced to the types of healthcare data and information, the various systems used throughout the healthcare industry, the technology utilized by these systems, and IT challenges facing healthcare administrators.
  • HLMG 416: Human Resource Management in Healthcare
  • 3
This course will cover human resource management in Healthcare including principles, methods, and procedures used in the utilization and management of professionals.
  • HLMG 419: Topics in Public Health Administration
  • 3
This course will identify and explore historical, theoretical, and practical issues in the field of public health. The course enables students to identify and analyze important public health issues within various health settings.
  • HLMG 422: Introduction to Gerontology and Mental Health Management
  • 3
Introduction and overview of the field of gerontology and mental health, particularly current theories, ethical issues, public policy, legal issues, and careers. This course explores problems in planning, financing, delivering, and evaluating health services. Administrative structures and public and private delivery systems are compared and critiqued.
  • HLMG 424: Marketing and Strategic Planning for Healthcare Organizations
  • 3
This course studies the management of the marketing process, strategy formulation, strategic planning, organizing, budgeting, implementation, and performance assessment specific for Healthcare organizations to assist institutions in fulfilling their mission, vision, and goals and in helping to define strategies to improve market position and financial performance.
  • HLMG 425: Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations
  • 3
This course covers selected topics in both financial and managerial aspects of the U.S. both philosophical and theological Healthcare industry. Issues are evaluated and presented from the perspective of all key stakeholders including the consumer, providers, provider-organizations, payers, and the government.
  • HLMG 467: Bioethics in Healthcare Professions
  • 3
An examination of philosophical, theological, and ethical issues raised by modern advances in health care and biological research. Special attention will be given to contemporary developments in both religious and philosophical ethics and to possibilities for dialog today between philosophical theories, religious voices, and biblical ethics. Study of philosophical and theological approaches will be closely tied to study of a range of concrete cases and narratives likely to be encountered by today’s health care professionals.
  • HLMG 495: Senior Seminar
  • 3
Designed for graduating seniors, this course is a culminating demonstration of the students’ academic ability and knowledge of the healthcare environment. Assessment instrument includes a comprehensive analytical paper and oral presentation to a panel of healthcare professionals.

(Senior Standing)

A Program Created in the Midst of the Storm

Today’s healthcare environment is extremely dynamic as it evolves toward future collaborative solutions. The healthcare industry is experiencing changes in government regulations, resulting in a never-before-seen healthcare delivery landscape that requires a unique skill set. A focus on community-based health care has emerged, playing a crucial role in the quality, cost, and access of care. Healthcare managers hold jobs in a wide variety of sectors that include: hospitals, clinics, long-term care, information technology, nonprofit organizations, public health, mental health, insurance, marketing, finance, and public policy. With a focus on professional development and advocacy, the online bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management program at Concordia University, Irvine prepares students to take advantage of the career opportunities that the changing healthcare industry provides. The Healthcare Management major educates students for professional positions that enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and related organizations and improve the delivery of healthcare services. Examples of such positions are: Clinical Director, Practice Administrator, Medical Records Manager, Health and Social Services Manager, and Office Manager. Christian leadership principles are highlighted throughout the program’s curriculum. This undergraduate program provides students with solid academic depth to improve opportunities and move into leadership positions in the industry.

Subject area experts.

Our faculty at Concordia University are experts in their subject areas who care about your success. You can be confident that all online courses are skillfully designed by full-time faculty members who understand the dynamic learning needs of real students. Their experience and insight into educational service areas have built a reputation for excellence in the local community. Whatever your next steps may entail, you have a rich resource in Concordia faculty to help you grow professionally and prepare for your vocation in education.

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Tuition and fees.

When you maintain continuous enrollment the tuition will remain the same throughout the program. Tuition does not include the price of textbooks.

Tuition/Fee Cost
Application Fee $50
Graduation Fee $184
Tuition $520/unit

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  1. Online Application or download the Paper Application.
  2. Official transcripts sent from all colleges and universities attended.
  3. Statement of Intent.
  4. AA degree preferred or Official high school transcript(s) (proof of graduation).
  5. 2.4 GPA required

Admissions Eligibility

  • Option 1: Associate Degree, IGETC, or CSU certification
  • Option 2: You have 45 transferable credits or more and are able to take general education classes concurrently with your major.
  • Option 3: If you have 0-44 units, you are eligible for candidate status and can begin taking GE courses. Once 45 credits total are obtained, you can begin taking courses concurrently.

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