The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Nebraska Methodist College prepares individuals to make a difference from an administrative perspective.
Healthcare continues to evolve, and today's students require an advanced set of business skills in order to effectively manage clinical and non-clinical settings. The healthcare field provides a wide array of career paths for those who appreciate the fast-paced nature of the industry but who feel that they could make a larger impact within an organizational leadership role.
This degree is tailor-made for those aspiring to lead, with a curriculum that's laser-focused on healthcare administration and leadership.
The BS in Healthcare Management provides a traditional curriculum that enables you to fully understand and excel within the inner workings of clinics, private practices, hospitals, allied health systems and insurance companies.
Through online coursework, you'll earn the skills needed to combine compassion and approachability with successful managerial techniques.Healthcare manager/administrator salary ranges will vary by experience, education, level of responsibilities, location and many other variables. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U. S. median salary in May 2019 for Medical and Health Services Managers was $100,980 per year, with a much faster than average job growth rate of 18 percent between 2018 and 2028.
NMC is committed to helping you find every avenue to finance your education. View the Tuition by Program & Degree page for a comprehensive list of all fees.
NMC encourages students to apply for all types of assistance for which they are qualified. Potential resources for this program include:
NMC scholarships consist of funds generously provided by the Methodist Hospital Foundation to assist our students. View our Scholarship & Grants page to learn more.
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about what's available and how to apply.
Contact your organization's human resources office to find out what's available.
Employees of Methodist Health System can find details on the MHS Intranet. Under Human Resources select either MHS Benefits or MJE Benefits then scroll down to Pursuing Your Dreams.
Visit our External Scholarships page to learn more.
Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
Prospective students may apply anytime and are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and students will be notified of their acceptance by letter or phone.
The program requires a minimum of 120 credit hours. All students are required to complete specific coursework for the healthcare management bachelor of science degree.
This list should only be used as a curriculum guide. Course listings and required curriculum are subject to change.
Prerequisites: Determined by major
Access to healthcare is greatly affected by one's command of language. Students in this course engage in the exploration of language and culture then apply these concepts to the healthcare environment through service-learning and community engagement. Students develop practical communication skills that enable effective cross-cultural work with health professionals and clients with backgrounds different from their own. This course lasts over the entire semester.
Prerequisites: Determined by major
Prerequisite: MAT 110
Our healthcare management faculty are highly experienced and credentialed in their fields, giving you constant real-world insight you can use.
While any instructor can recite from a textbook, ours go a step further and draw from vast personal experience. Instructors here care as deeply about their students as they do the subject matter and it shows.
Graduates of the BS in Healthcare Management program will:
Please develop a thoughtful and organized response to the questions below. Your response should be approximately two paragraphs for each question. The admissions committee is looking for responses that are not only well supported but that also use appropriate style and grammar. Be sure to include your name and program on the document itself. You may attach the responses to an email sent to the Admissions office at email@example.com.
When drafting your written statement, please cite any sources using APA format if applicable. Also know that instances of plagiarism within an applicant's written statement will disqualify them for acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College due to the College's commitment to academic integrity and stringent plagiarism policies.
If you send your responses through the mail, please type your responses and send them to:
Nebraska Methodist College - The Josie Harper Campus
720 N. 87th Street
Omaha, NE 68114
Please first address what or who has influenced your decision to pursue a career in healthcare?
Share what was most interesting to you in this class. How might you apply what you learned to the healthcare field? If you do not have recent classes to reflect upon, you may reflect on a personal experience that you had and how what you learned from the experience can be applied to healthcare.
Describe the type of communication listed above you feel most comfortable using. Give a specific example of a time when you exhibited strong communication skills and what the result was of this communication. For example, did you resolve a problem, put someone at ease, or help someone understand a complicated situation?
Describe an experience you have had as a member of a group. Select a particular situation when a problem arose in that group and write about how you responded to it. You may select an experience that went well or one that you wish you could "do over."
To be successful with your online healthcare management courses, you should have a basic understanding of computers and the internet. Read more about the minimum knowledge and hardware requisites on our Online Technology Requirements page.