Adult Professional Studies
Supervisors and administrators working in the health care field – doing the daily tasks that allow doctors and nurses to concentrate on patient care – often go unnoticed. Earning a B.S. in health care management will get you noticed and advance your career.
Immaculata’s health care management program helps enhance the management skills of both current health care professionals and individuals who seek to transition into the healthcare industry. You will learn to work closely with medical staff to plan, direct, and coordinate the delivery of healthcare. Students can earn their degree by taking classes fully online, on campus or at convenient off-campus locations.
You can earn this degree by taking classes fully online, on IU’s campus, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE, or at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA. As you learn from faculty who are experienced health care professionals, you will progress through this cohort-based program with the support of your classmates and a personal research advisor. You may be eligible to earn academic credit for college-level experiences through IU’s credit for prior learning program.
Where Can I Work
The rapidly aging population in the United States and massive proposed changes in federal health care reform are contributing to the high demand for healthcare management jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of medical and health service managers will increase 17% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.