Health Management, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Health Management seeks to foster an understanding of management-related concepts in the health industry. The degree offers students an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals how to effectively use communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills and techniques to establish competency in the principles relating to the operational, financial, and regulatory management of a health setting.

Students pursue course work in healthcare operations and systems, healthcare law and policy, and the financial and regulatory aspects of healthcare management.

Successful graduates of the program are prepared to pursue a wide range of careers in the management of healthcare systems in community, hospital, and private-sector healthcare settings.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

33 semester hours required

Complete one of the following:4
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers
and Lab for ENG 1103
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
ECN 1200Principles of Macroeconomics3
Information Technology
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
Social Sciences
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3
SOC 1100Introduction to Sociology3
CMN 1100Organizational Communication3

Major Courses

39 semester hours required

Management and Finance
HMG 1100Foundations of Healthcare Management3
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Law, Regulation, and Policy
PHL 2130Ethical Issues in Healthcare3
HMG 2110Health Law and Regulation3
HMG 3225Public Health3
HMG 4210Healthcare Policy3
Organizational Operations
CMN 3350Intercultural Communication3
HMG 2100Healthcare Operations3
HMG 3210Health Informatics3
HMG 3220Risk Management and Quality Assurance3
HRM 2320Human Resources Management3
HMG 4850Healthcare Management Capstone3

Professional Electives

12 semester hours required

Complete 12 semester hours from the following:12


Complete a minimum of 36 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Term 1Hours
Complete one of the following:4
Complete the following:
MTH 11003
ITC 1000 or 20163
SOC 11003
HMG 11003
Term 2Hours
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
ECN 12003
MTH 23103
PSY 11003
ACC 21003
Term 3Hours
CMN 11003
FIN 21053
HRM 23203
Open elective3
Open elective3
Term 4Hours
PHL 21303
HMG 21103
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Term 5Hours
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
CMN 33503
HMG 21003
Professional elective3
Open elective3
Term 6Hours
HMG 32203
HMG 32253
HMG 32103
Professional elective3
Open elective3
Term 7Hours
HMG 42103
Professional elective3
Professional elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Term 8Hours
HMG 48503
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Total Hours: 120