South University, Richmond (View Other Campuses)
Nursing programs build caregivers, but for those who take an interest in the business of healthcare, there is the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program. Dr. Brian West explains the benefits of earning this degree.
My name is Bryan, and I'm the Program Director for the Bachelor of Science and Health Care Management Program at South University.
The Bachelor of Science program is designed to orient those interested in a career in Health Care Management to the information they would need to be successful in an entry level position in that career.
It's suited for people who have an interest in Health Care, but maybe not necessarily on the caregiving end of healthcare. The great thing about the program here at South, is that the students are engaged one-on-one with the professors, whether it be on ground or online, there's ample opportunity to get personal instruction in their degree requirements.
The curriculum involves a wide range of subjects required for success in Health Care Administration. That includes finance, economics, ethics and law, research methods, information technology. If you're interested in a degree in business, this program is great for you because you get exposure to all the training you need to be a successful business person. In addition, you have exposure to the unique business environment of healthcare.
Graduates of the BS in Healthcare Management degree program are prepared to handle the responsibilities of entry-level healthcare management positions at: