Bachelor of Science Degree - Healthcare Management Major

Health Care Management Undergrad Major

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20% to 2026 with an estimated 424,300 positions. Position yourself for success in the health care industry with the Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management. 


The business Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Healthcare Management program requires students to satisfy all program course requirements and fulfill a minimum of 120 credit hours in order to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management.

The major program is comprised of a Business Core, Healthcare Management Core and then electives.

Business Core:

The Business Core is 9 courses and 27 credit hours. Classes include:

  • ACT 221 Accounting I (3)
  • ACT 222 Accounting II (3)
  • BUS 201 Applied Business Statistics (3) or STA 147 Statistical Concepts (3)
  • ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECN 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • FIN 351 Intro to Financial Management (3)
  • GAD 250 Business Communication (3)
  • MGT 321 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • OSM 202 Introduction to Business Analytics (3)
Healthcare Management Major Core:

The Healthcare Management Core is 11 courses and 31 credit hours. Classes include:

  • HCA 150 Introduction to Healthcare Management (3)
  • HCA 301 American Health Care Systems (3)
  • HCA 420 Management of Health Care Organizations (3)
  • HSC 203 Medical Terminology (1)
  • IST 352 Health Information Technology Applications (3)
  • HCA 401 Health Care Financial Management (3)
  • HCA 415 Medical Care Organization (3) 
  • HCA 455 Analysis Of Health Care Markets (3)
  • HCA 440 Health Care Law (3)
  • HCA 460 Health Care Management Strategy (3)
  • HCA 490 Health Care Internship (3)
Healthcare Management Major Concentration:

To complete the Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management, students must complete 9 additional courses (or 27 credit hours) that include two Writing Across the Curriculum courses. These courses can be electives in the Healthcare Management Major or electives from:

  • Undergraduate Minors
  • Undergraduate Certificates
  • Second Undergraduate Major (such as Health Sciences)
  • Undergraduate level courses for pre-graduate coursework
  • Various CSU or Transfercoursework
Transfer Students:

Transfer students must complete at least 50% of Healthcare Management Major coursework at Cleveland State University to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management.

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