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Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management with dual degree option for MBA (Health Care Management)

Bachelor's in Health Care Management/ MBA (Health Care Management) Dual Degree

Deepen your health care management expertise while earning two career-building online degrees from Excelsior College: a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management with dual degree option for MBA (Health Care Management).

Excelsior designed this flexible health care management degree program for working adults who need to balance their degree with professional and family responsibilities. As a national leader in adult education and distance learning since 1971, Excelsior has developed educational solutions that really work for non-traditional students.

In our online health care management BS / MBA dual degree program, you can:

  • Take classes at times that are convenient for you.
  • Receive up to 32 credits for health care licenses and certificates, a benefit that very few U.S. colleges offer. Find out how many credits your license may be worth.
  • Get all the transfer credits you deserve for coursework you've completed at other accredited colleges.
  • Fit a dual degree into your budget, thanks to Excelsior's affordable tuition and convenient payment plans.
  • Get one-on-one support from our award-winning academic advisors.

Advance Your Career With a Flexible, Affordable BS / MBA in Health Care Management

Excelsior designed its health care management program with direct input from industry experts. Our courses meet the same quality standards that apply to health care programs at traditional colleges, and we constantly revise our materials and curriculum to stay current with new trends.

You'll learn from outstanding faculty who have years of experience in the health care industry. The health care management BS / MBA dual degree program cultivates the kinds of expertise employers look for, including:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Health care law and government regulations
  • Health care economics

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BS / MBA Health Care Management Credit Requirements

BS / MBA Health Care Management Credit Requirements

147-credits. Undergraduate: 60 in arts and sciences, 36 professional components, 15 additional credits (medical terminology, information literacy, other college-level). Bridge: 9 credits. Graduate: 27 credits. 

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Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the BS Health Care Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Use theories of leadership and organizational behavior to define and implement management practices in health care settings.
  • Apply principles of budgeting and finance to effectively plan and manage resources within a health care organization.
  • Use knowledge of health and illness, health care systems, and health care consumers to guide decision making and promote quality within health care environments.
  • Implement the manager role using a legal and ethical framework.
  • Incorporate multiple strategies of communication to establish collaborative relationships with members of the leadership team and other stakeholders.
  • Use evidence based practice to guide human resource, clinical, and administrative decisions.
  • Manage a diverse workforce in providing health care for an increasingly heterogeneous population.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning in pursuit of excellence in managing and leading within the health care environment.

Upon successful completion of the Excelsior College MBA program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Analyze real-world business problems and generate recommendations for action.
  • Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics into a strategic business analysis.
  • Assess the impact of the global business environment on business situations.
  • Apply quantitative methods to analysis of business situations.
  • Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  • Communicate effectively to relevant audiences in written materials.
  • Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  • Apply Project Management skills to business situations.
  • Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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