Management, Healthcare Management Concentration

bachelors Degree

Healthcare Management Program Overview

The healthcare industry needs trained professionals who understand the intricacies of both business and healthcare. Bay State College recognizes this, and prepares you to enter this rapidly expanding field: 

  • Gain a solid foundation in the essential elements of the healthcare industry, while learning how to manage people and resources for maximum effectiveness. 
  • Learn from professors with real-world, professional experience in the field. 
  • Opt to take a hands-on, science-focused first year of study with Nursing or Physical Therapist Assistant students. 
  • Complete two or more required internships, with access to some of the world's best hospitals, medical research facilities, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms. 
  • Choose to continue your education online with Bay State College's partnership with the New England College of Business, and earn your MBA with only one additional year of study! 

Interested in healthcare, but unsure which track you'd like to take? Request information about our 4-year Management – Healthcare Management program today! 

Available In 

Healthcare Management Day Classes 

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood. 

  • Duration: 8 semesters 
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks  
  • Start Dates:  
    Spring 2018: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Summer 2018: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Fall 2018: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Healthcare Management Evening Classes 

If you're busy during the day, Bay State College's Management Degree Evening Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. Take evening college courses at our convenient Boston Back Bay campus, or at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 1: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 2: Monday, July 9, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 2: Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Healthcare Management Online Classes 

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Management Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks  
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 1: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 2: Monday, July 9, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 2: Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Healthcare Management Degree Courses 

  • Introduction to Healthcare 
  • Medical Terminology 
  • Medical Ethics  
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems 
  • Healthcare Financial Management 
  • Healthcare Regulation 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Senior Seminar 
  • Healthcare Management Internship I and II

To view the Healthcare Management program flow sheet, click here
To browse our 2017-18 Course Catalog with course descriptions, click here

Interested in more hands-on work? Opt to take a science-focused first year of study with Nursing or Physical Therapist Assistant students. 

Healthcare Management Program Mission 

The mission of the Healthcare Management Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality medical industry education, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical skills, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers. 

Healthcare Management Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Integrate a set of ethical and legal standards into decision-making for the healthcare industry. 
  2. Examine and explore the increasing importance of globalization in healthcare delivery and management, including the identification and appropriate response to opportunities and threats in this global environment. 
  3. Analyze and propose solutions to complex real world managerial problems. 
  4. Integrate business analysis and expertise into a framework for business problem-solving and forecasting. 
  5. Utilize technology and demonstrate presentation skills necessary to compete and succeed in the business world. 
  6. Demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to function as a productive team member in defining management problems, determining alternatives, achieving consensus and evaluating results. 

Employers of Our Healthcare Management Graduates 

  • Brigham & Women's Hospital 
  • Mass General Hospital 
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
  • McLean Hospital 
  • Children's Hospital of Boston 
  • Liberty Mutual 
  • Biogen 
  • PMG Physician Associates 
  • Beacon Health Options 
  • Pfizer, Inc. 
  • Fallon Ambulance Services 
  • South Shore Dermatology Associates 
  • Plymouth Crossing Senior Care 

Recommended Minors 

  • Economics 
    A Management degree will give you hard business skills and hands-on experience. Round it out with an Economics Minor to add more theory and big picture thinking to your repertoire. 
  • Psychology 
    Learn human behavior theory and data analysis skills with a Psychology Minor, then apply it directly to a career in marketing, advertising, sales or human resources. 

Healthcare Management Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). 

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators. 

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.