Online Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

Complete Your Degree at App State Online

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$400 tuition + $25 education and tech fee per credit hour

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Learn from the same expert faculty as on-campus students

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Transfer-friendly; 24 credits required to enroll

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Gain the Skills for a Career in Health Care Management

Health care is the third-largest industry in the U.S., and one of the most vital to the well-being of our society. App State Online’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Care Management degree completion program prepares you with the skills to improve the health of your community.

To enroll, you must transfer at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 2.25 GPA. Throughout your asynchronous 8-week courses, you’ll learn from expert, field-experienced faculty who are passionate about passing down knowledge that advances both your career and impact.

Are you ready to get in the business of helping communities thrive? Join us at App State Online.

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Earn Your Health Care Management Degree Online

Our program is designed to help you put theory into practice — meaning you’ll graduate with in-demand skills that today’s employers need. During your time in the program, you’ll study:

  • Health care systems and policies
  • Health care economics
  • Health care informatics
  • Ethics in health care
  • Health care law and regulation
  • Quality improvement in health care
  • Managing health care organizations
  • Organizational behavior and design in health care
  • Leadership in health care
  • Financial management in health care

Career Options With a BS in Health Care Management from App State Online

Earning a BS in Health Care Management can set you up for a variety of in-demand, rewarding careers. See some of the paths you could take following graduation*:

Health Care Administrator

Average Annual Salary: $78,486

Compliance Officer

Average Annual Salary: $77,311

Human Resources Manager

Average Annual Salary: $74,093

Health Care Manager

Average Annual Salary: $73,227

Financial Analyst

Average Annual Salary: $66,959

Health Information Manager (HIM)

Average Annual Salary: $64,881
Dr David R Williams
“App State has one of the oldest undergraduate health care management programs in the country… It is well-known and well-respected by academia and practitioners alike.”
Dr. David R. Williams
Professor of Health Care Management

Classes for Fall 2024 begin August 19. Apply today!

Online Learning Made Personal

Online learning at App State is all about connection — connecting with your peers, faculty and career aspirations. You’ll be welcomed into a dynamic community that truly cares about your success.

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Why Choose App State Online?

Health Care Curriculum

We receive consistent feedback from employers and our advisory board of health care executives to ensure that our curriculum is relevant, applicable and career-focused — so our graduates are prepared to lead in their workplaces.

Aupha Certified

Our program has been certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) since 1984 — making it one of the longest-certified programs in the world.


Ethical considerations are built into the bedrock of our program, ensuring that you’ll graduate as an equitable leader who fosters real change in your community.

About App State Online

As a premier public institution, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. App State Online degree programs allow you to connect to campus whenever you want, from wherever you are. Get a high-quality education that adapts to — and enriches — your lifestyle. With flexible, interactive, regionally accredited bachelor’s and graduate programs taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, App State Online allows you to create your own success and transform your life.

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*General labor market and salary data are sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salary and employment outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and education. App State does not guarantee employment placement, salary level or career advancement. Additional training and experience may be necessary for leadership positions.