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.

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.

Core Courses

36 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
MTH 1100College Algebra3
PHL 2130Ethical Issues in Healthcare3
Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core3
Course satisfying Understanding Societies and Institutions core3
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3
SOC 1100Introduction to Sociology3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3

Major Required Courses

51 semester hours required

HMG 4210Healthcare Policy3
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
HMG 1100Foundations of Healthcare Management3
HMG 2110Health Law and Regulation3
HRM 2320Human Resources Management3
CMN 3350Intercultural Communication3
HMG 3210Health Informatics3
PSY 3230Development across the Life Span3
HMG 3220Risk Management and Quality Assurance3
HMG 4850Healthcare Management Capstone3
ACC 2200Managerial Accounting3
ECN 1100Principles of Microeconomics3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
HMG 2100Healthcare Operations3
HMG 3225Public Health3
HSC 3300Epidemiology3
MKT 2100Principles of Marketing3
or MKT 2220 Consumer Behavior

Open Electives

Complete a minimum of 33 semester hours of open electives to reach 120 semester hours.