Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management | Courses, Classes, Training

Healthcare Management

Complete your Bachelor of Science and start your new career in just 15 months.

Program Highlights:
  • Take classes online and learn from the comfort of your home
  • Over 14% increase in jobs between 2014 and 2024, with over 140,000 new job openings during this time *
  • Work in a hospital, residential care facility, or other health care service
  • Learn about healthcare policies, electronic health records management, and medical coding and billing

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Train for a rewarding career as a Healthcare Manager

The healthcare industry is growing at a rapid pace due to population growth, the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, medical advances and recent healthcare reform.  With this growth comes the demand for skilled Healthcare Managers to lead and manage healthcare facilities and staff. Those who have healthcare management career training are in higher demand than ever before. If you have a passion for helping people and the desire to maintain the quality of healthcare services, our healthcare management degree program is right for you.

Incoming students must have already earned an associate degree to enroll in this program.

Are Healthcare Managers in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Healthcare Management jobs is expected to increase over 14% between 2014 and 2024, with over 140,000 job openings during this time.

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Possible Career Options After Fremont Degree

  • Medical Office Manager
  • Patient Care Manager
  • Medical Records Manager
  • Rehabilitation Center Manager
  • Healthcare Project Manager
  • Health Services Manager

Important Qualities of a Healthcare Manager

Analytical Skills

Healthcare Managers must be able to understand and follow current regulations and be able to adapt to new laws.

Communication Skills

Healthcare Managers must be able to communicate effectively with other health professionals.

Detail-Oriented

Healthcare Managers must pay attention to detail. They might be required to organize and maintain scheduling and billing information for very large facilities, such as hospitals.

Interpersonal Skills

Healthcare Managers need to be able to discuss staffing problems and patient information with other professionals, such as physicians and health insurance representatives. They must be able to motivate and lead staff.

Problem-Solving Skills

Healthcare Managers are often responsible for finding creative solutions to staffing or other administrative problems.

Technical Skills

Healthcare Managers must be able to follow advances in healthcare technology. For example, they may need to use coding and classification software and electronic health record (EHR) systems.

What Do Healthcare Managers Do?

  • Manage the finances of the facility, such as patient fees and billing
  • Supervise assistant administrators in facilities that are large enough to need them
  • Create work schedules
  • Keep up-to-date on new laws and regulations so that the facility in which they work complies with them
  • Represent the facility at investor meetings or on governing boards
  • Organize records of the facility’s services, such as the number of inpatient beds used
  •  Communicate with members of the medical staff and department heads

Where do Healthcare Managers work?

  • Hospitals - state, local, and private
  • Ambulatory health care services
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Government

Fremont Difference

Our Healthcare Management Degree Completion Program allows students to apply previous college credits toward a bachelor's degree that can be completed in just 15 months. Our training is fast paced and we keep our classes engaging. This means that you can earn a bachelor's degree and begin your healthcare career in a little over one year. If you're interested in our Healthcare Management program and don't have college credits to apply toward a degree, you can still earn a healthcare bachelor's degree in just two-and-a-half years. No other school offers an accelerated degree program in Healthcare Management led by instructors who are experts in healthcare and have years of experience. There are many other reasons why students choose Fremont Healthcare College, continue reading to learn more.

Accelerated Degree Program

Complete Fremont College’s Healthcare Management Degree Completion program in just 15 months.

Mentoring From Expert Instructors

Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.

Online Learning

Complete your coursework when and where it is convenient for you, with access to your online classroom 24 hours a day.

Student Collaboration

Work with your fellow students to learn and grow together.

Career Services

Receive expert career advice and assistance to help you find a job in your field.

Engaging Coursework

Learn through video, audio, interactive multimedia, game-based activities and lively discussions with your instructor and fellow students.

Weekly Webcasts

Every online course has a once-a-week live webcast where students can interact with their instructor (a recording is provided for those who cannot attend).

Peer Tutoring

Get help from your fellow students at no cost.

Essential Courses

  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems
  • Managed Care and Healthcare Policies
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
  • Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Long Term Care and Issues of Aging and Disability
  • Quality Management and Patient Safety
  • Bachelor Capstone

 

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