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

Healthcare Management - BS in Public Health


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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 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  courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (80 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Elective courses (20 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (25 cr.)


Choose five courses from general education , BS in Public Health, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Elective credits should total 25 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. Although this program requires fewer than six elective courses, students have the option to complete a minor and graduate with more than the required number of credits for this program.