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

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

As the health care sector expands, competition for the best personnel will only increase—and so will demand for human resource professionals who can identify and hire top-notch talent.

You can help fill this key industry niche with a potent online degree combination from Excelsior College: a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management with dual degree option for MBA (Human Resources Management).

A national leader in health care education and distance learning for more than 40 years, Excelsior offers flexible online degree programs that fit conveniently into working adults' lives. We help you balance education with work, family, and other commitments by:

  • Offering online classes on a rotating eight-week schedule, giving you maximum flexibility to fit classes into a busy schedule.
  • Keeping your expenses low by offering affordable tuition and flexible payment plans.
  • Granting academic credit for professional health care licenses and certifications—you can build on what you already know, reduce your course load, and graduate in less time.
  • Awarding maximum transfer credit for approved courses from accredited colleges.
  • Providing unmatched academic support from an award-winning team of advisors.

Health Care Management with a Human Resources Emphasis

After 40 years as a leader in distance learning and adult education, Excelsior is widely known as an academic leader among online colleges. Our health care management degree program and MBA with human resources concentration meet strict standards for quality—the same standards that govern BS / MBA dual degree programs at traditional institutions.

Our classes reflect the industry's most current best practices and are led by experienced professionals. You'll develop practical skills that are in demand in the health care industry job market, mastering subjects such as:

  • Employee recruitment and retention
  • Labor relations
  • Workplace diversity
  • Compensation and benefits
  • 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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Review degree requirements, learning outcomes, core courses, and more in the Health Sciences Catalog.

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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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