College of Professional Studies
Combine your passion for care with your talent for business. Demand is high for healthcare administration 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 Healthcare Administration degree program.
- Online Location
- Online Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- No Meets F1 Visa Requirements
Please note: We're excited to announce that we have officially changed the name of the BS Health Management program to Healthcare Administration to reflect the content of our program better.
As a student in this focused bachelor's degree program, you'll 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 prepares you for numerous career opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.
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
ECN 1200 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Choose one of the following:
36 semester hours required
Management and Finance
Law, Regulation, and Policy
15 semester hours required
Complete 15 semester hours from the following:
MGT, MKT, PSY, HSC, HMG, HRM, or the following two courses:
Complete a minimum of 36 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.
An aging population has increased demand for healthcare professionals who can improve efficiencies and enhance the 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 a 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. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.
- $541 Cost Per Credit
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid