Degree type(s): Bachelor's; Minor
Degree field(s): Business & Finance; Healthcare
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Healthcare Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program
Four year degree; Bachelor of Science (BS)
In the Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program at the University of Mary, you will learn about the business side of healthcare, gaining management skills that will prepare you for career options in diverse healthcare settings including clinics, health insurance organizations, hospitals, nursing facilities, and government agencies.
As a main campus student, you have the option of earning your healthcare administration degree in less time with our groundbreaking Year-Round Campus program, which enables you to complete your bachelor’s degree in just 2.6 years. In addition to being offered as a four-year Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Mary’s main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota, you can also complete your undergraduate degree in healthcare administration via evening or online classes.
Healthcare Administration Program Highlights
The Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program provides a strong background in accounting, marketing, finance, and management of healthcare organizations, as well as the unique legal, economic, and ethical challenges facing healthcare companies. These are just a few of the benefits of earning your healthcare administration degree at the University of Mary:
Earn your bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration at one of the most affordable private universities in the nation.
99 percent of our main campus students receive some form of scholarship or financial aid.
The Healthcare Administration program at the University of Mary is accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
Work closely with world-class faculty who bring professional management and healthcare administration experience to their classrooms.
Study in a collaborative learning environment grounded in Christian, Catholic, Benedictine values.
Gain real-world management and business leadership experience you can apply to your career.
Emerging Leaders Academy
Receive one-on-one mentorship by a business leader in the community in the Emerging Leaders Academy at the University of Mary.
The University of Mary offers a one-of-a-kind Year-Round Campus option that enables you to complete your bachelor’s degree in 2.6 years and your master’s degree in four years.
Evening and Online Options
In addition to being offered at our main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota, the Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program at the University of Mary is also available:
- Through online or evening classes, which meet one night each week and are offered in Alexandria, MN; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; and Watford City, ND
- Blended combination of online and evening classes
Career Outlook for Healthcare Administration Majors
Employment of health service managers is projected to increase 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for medical and health services managers was $88,580 in May 2012.*
*U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. Courses marked with an * should be completed prior to application to the major. They also require a grade of C or higher.
*ACC 101, *102; *CIS 101 or pass the equivalency exam, MGT 200, 201,*215, 230, 311, 333, 350, 351, 362, 371, 380, 401, 403, 407, 408; 446 or 452; HPS 206 *ECN 203, 204;
*ENG 121, *COM 110,
Students must also complete ALU 499, Senior Competencies Assessment, an exam to be taken during their last semester of study.
ACC 101, 102; BUS 362; HPS 206; MGT 350, 351, 407, 408
Note: This is only for majors in healthcare related professions.
CHI Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
If you're a North Dakota high school graduate, learn how you can get up to $12,000 towards your education today.
Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship!
We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package.
Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education.
Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue
a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific
to each major or academic program.
We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.
Program Advisor: Dr. Karel Sovak
For more information about the Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program, please contact Dr. Karel Sovak at [email protected] or University of Mary Admissions at 800-288-6279.
If you are thinking about pursuing a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, you might also be interested in the following undergraduate programs offered at the University of Mary: