Degree type(s): Bachelor's; Minor
Degree field(s): Business & Finance; Healthcare
Location(s): Online; Alexandria, MN; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Watford City, 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.

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 online or in evening classes at one of our satellite campuses.

Healthcare Administration Program Highlights

The Healthcare Administration bachelor’s degree program gives you a strong understanding of the key professional components of business, and how to incorporate servant leadership into your everyday life as a business professional. You will gain knowledge and skills related to:

  • Accounting, marketing, finance, and management in the context of healthcare organizations.
  • Legal, social, and economic environments of business and the unique environment of healthcare organizations.
  • Ethical obligations and responsibilities of healthcare organizations.

In the University of Mary healthcare administration program, you will also have unique opportunities to:

  • Gain real-world management and business leadership experience you can apply to your career.
  • Study in a collaborative learning environment grounded in Christian, Catholic, Benedictine values.
  • Work closely with world-class faculty who bring professional management and healthcare administration experience to their classrooms.

Career Outlook for Healthcare Administration Majors

Employment of health service managers is projected to increase 23 percent through 2022 (much faster than average). 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,

*MAT 180

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.

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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! 

Some scholarships are available for specific academic programs, such as nursing, while other scholarships are available for certain student populations, such as military and veteran students

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.

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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.

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: