School of Business & Technology

Healthcare Management  Bachelor of Science

Prepare for leadership roles in the fast-growing healthcare industry. In this program, you'll learn how to plan, direct, and coordinate healthcare services. You'll discover how to ensure quality patient care and enable providers to practice effectively.

This program has two modality options. You choose to attend 100% online (asynchronous) or select the hybrid format which has a mix of on-campus and remote (Zoom) classes – however, the majority of classes are on-campus.

120 Credits
Starts September 3, 2024


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Overview of the Healthcare Management Bachelor’s Degree

Earn your bachelor's degree in healthcare management from practicing professionals — many of whom are distinguished healthcare leaders. The curriculum for this degree emphasizes the practical and operational needs of today’s healthcare institutions. It concludes with a capstone research project where you'll apply what you learned to real-life healthcare industry issues.

Healthcare administrators and healthcare managers share similar responsibilities. Healthcare administrators focus on staffing and day-to-day financial duties. Healthcare managers take a broader role in daily operations. This involves budgeting, patient care and organizational strategies.

No matter which path you choose, you'll get the skills you need for a rewarding career helping others.

Healthcare Management Program Highlights

Combining research, theory and practice, this bachelor in healthcare management program provides the training you need to manage healthcare systems and employees. You'll gain skills in a flexible, affordable format designed for adult learners.

Our healthcare management degree focuses on real-world training.

  • Learn about the healthcare policies, economics, ethics, and politics driving the industry.
  • Gain critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills to work effectively with medical personnel, policymakers, and patients.
  • Understand financial operations such as medical insurance, coding, billing, and accounting systems.
  • Navigate human resource management needs specific to healthcare.

Why Cambridge College is the Best Healthcare Management Degree option

  • Flexible, hybrid course options: Designed for adult learners, Cambridge College offers flexible course schedules to help you balance work, family and education. Choose either the 100% online (asynchronous) option or the hybrid format which has a mix of on-campus and remote (Zoom) classes.
  • Convenient location: Our Boston campus is a 5-minute walk from the Orange Line and offers free parking for students.
  • Exceptional value: Our low tuition rates make Cambridge College one of the most affordable four-year private nonprofit colleges in the United States.
  • Experienced faculty: At Cambridge College, you’ll learn from the best, working alongside expert faculty who have extensive professional experience in their respective fields of study from across the U.S. and around the world.
  • Diverse students: Gain various perspectives collaborating with students from all over the world at one of the most ethnically diverse colleges in America.
  • No SAT or ACT tests required: Get started on your healthcare management degree quickly and efficiently. We offer an easy online application and do not require SAT or ACTs for admission to our undergraduate programs.

Talk to an admissions counselor to start planning a program of study that works for you.

Healthcare Management Bachelor's Degree Tuition Information

Cost Per Credit
Total Program Tuition
Cost Per Credit$502
Credits* 120 credits
Total Program Tuition $60,240

*See curriculum sheet for a breakdown of credits and credit ranges.

  1. Choose your program of study. Browse our Program Finder to find your program.
  2. Complete and sign the online application.
  3. Pay the $50 application fee ($100 for international students) by the term start date.
  4. Send official transcripts directly to Cambridge College in a sealed, unopened envelope. Learn How to Send Transcripts
  5. Fulfill any additional program-specific admissions requirements.
  6. Ensure you have internet access, and a fully functional laptop or desktop computer that can play audio and video and access Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint).

Note: Your admission file must be complete and accepted before your financial aid may be awarded, before your transfer credit may be evaluated, and before you may register for classes.

Cambridge College undergraduate admission also requires at least one of the following:

  • Original high school transcript showing graduation or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) or HiSET certificate
  • Or an affidavit confirming high school program completion in a state-approved homeschool setting.
  • Or, if not required by state law, proof of high school education in a homeschool setting meeting state attendance exemptions
  • Or enrollment in an eligible career pathway program
  • Or proof of passing scores on an approved ability-to-benefit test (such as the Accuplacer Test administered by Cambridge College)
  • Or nine credit hours of Cambridge College course work, applicable toward an undergraduate degree or certificate, completed with grades of B or better. (Non-matriculated students may not receive aid while earning credits.)
  • Or 24 or more credits earned from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. Note: Official college transcripts are evaluated for transfer credit. Courses not included in an earned associate degree must be earned at a grade of C or better to be eligible for transfer.

Careers in Healthcare Management

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Massachusetts has one of the highest concentrations of jobs for medical and health services managers. A healthcare management salary is also one of the top-paying, with an annual mean wage of $152,450.*

Employment of healthcare managers is expected to grow 28% between 2021 and 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.*


Annual mean wage in Mass. for Medical/Health Services Manager*


Projected industry growth between 2021 and 2031*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at (visited June 9, 2023).

Jobs in Healthcare Management

As a Healthcare Management graduate, you'll be prepared for supervisory positions in healthcare organizations. Healthcare management jobs include:

  • Medical/Health services manager
  • Medical office administrator
  • Healthcare human resources manager
  • Hospital administrator
  • Director of Nursing
  • Facility manager