2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jul 21, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Management - BS in Health Studies


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The Healthcare Management concentration is ideal for those individuals who wish to develop fundamental management and leadership skills that translate to a variety of employment settings. The concentration integrates coursework in business administration, leadership, organizational theory and behavior, and healthcare management in order to prepare 21st-century health professionals who can lead effectively, reason critically, act ethically, and advance their professions, organizations, and communities.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (55 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Elective courses (50 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Electives (50 cr.)


Choose 10 courses from general education , BS in Public Health, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Elective credits should total 50 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

Note: A minimum of 55 quarter credits must be completed at the 3000 or 4000 level to meet program requirements. In some cases, this means that students will need to select 3000- or 4000-level courses as either general education or elective options. Students should consult with their academic advisor if they have questions about individual program requirements.