Health Management, BS (transition)
Students who matriculated prior to fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under "Lowell Institute Programs."
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.
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.
36 semester hours required
and ENG 1106
|College Writing 1|
and Lab for ENG 1105
and ENG 1108
|College Writing 2|
and Lab for ENG 1107
and ENG 2106
and Lab for ENG 2105
|ITC 1000||Computer Applications||3|
|or ITC 2016||End-User Data Analysis Tools|
|MTH 1100||College Algebra||3|
|PHL 2130||Ethical Issues in Healthcare||3|
|Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core||3|
|Course satisfying Understanding Societies and Institutions core||3|
|PSY 1100||Foundations of Psychology||3|
|SOC 1100||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|MTH 2310||Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences||3|
Major Required Courses
51 semester hours required
|HMG 4210||Healthcare Policy||3|
|ACC 2100||Financial Accounting||3|
|HMG 1100||Foundations of Healthcare Management||3|
|HMG 2110||Health Law and Regulation||3|
|HRM 2320||Human Resources Management||3|
|CMN 3350||Intercultural Communication||3|
|HMG 3210||Health Informatics||3|
|PSY 3230||Development across the Life Span||3|
|HMG 3220||Risk Management and Quality Assurance||3|
|HMG 4850||Healthcare Management Capstone||3|
|ACC 2200||Managerial Accounting||3|
|ECN 1100||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|FIN 2105||Introduction to Corporate Finance||3|
|HMG 2100||Healthcare Operations||3|
|HMG 3225||Public Health||3|
|MKT 2100||Principles of Marketing||3|
|or MKT 2220||Consumer Behavior|
Complete a minimum of 33 semester hours of open electives to reach 120 semester hours.