College of Professional Studies
Combine your passion for care with your talent for business. Demand is high for health management professionals who possess both business acumen and in-depth knowledge of healthcare functions and processes. In response, Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies offers the Bachelor of Science in Health Management degree program.
- Anywhere Location
- Online Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- No Meets F1 Visa Requirements
As a student in this focused bachelor's degree program, you will enhance your analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills while establishing competency in health care management, finance, policies and procedures, and relevant legal and regulatory issues. From health care administration to health services management, this degree program will prepare you for numerous career opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.
Learn why the Bachelor of Science in Health Management is a good fit for you.
Minimum 120 total semester hours required
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
33 semester hours required
Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding lab:
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
MTH 1100 - College Algebra
MTH 2310 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
Choose one of the following:
39 semester hours required
Management and Finance
Law, Regulation, and Policy
12 semester hours required
Complete 12 semester hours from the following:
MGT, MKT, PSY, HSC, HMG, HRM
Complete a minimum of 36 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:
- Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has, in an area they want familiarity with.
- Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over a six-week period.
- Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
An aging population has increased demand for healthcare professionals who can improve efficiencies and enhance quality of care within healthcare service organizations. Robust growth for the field is expected, particularly for applicants with healthcare experience and strong business and management skills.
- The median pay for a health services manager in 2015 was $94,500, much higher than that of the average U.S. worker. (BLS, 2015)
- Between 2014 and 2024, there is expected to be 19% growth in healthcare jobs. (BLS, 2015)
What can you do with your degree?
This undergraduate program is designed for students who wish to work in non-clinical, managerial roles within healthcare organizations.
Careers to consider include:
- Medical and health services manager
- Insurance underwriter
- Social or community service manager
- Healthcare administrator
Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.
The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students.
- $1.6K Cost Per Course
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid