Division of Professional Studies

Healthcare Management, Bachelor of Science


Prepare for a Career in Healthcare Management with a Degree from Saint Francis University


The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management is an online degree-completion program that prepares students for management careers within the vast health care industry.


Offered: Online 

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prepare for a career in the vast healthcare field

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gain understanding of macro-level health care policy challenges and issues

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100% online degree completion program


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The SFU Learning Experience

Healthcare Management the Saint Francis Way

The Healthcare Management online degree completion program at Saint Francis University prepares students for a management career in healthcare. 


We provide our students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of:

  • macro-level health care policy challenges and issues
  • best contemporary management and marketing practices in the healthcare management field
  • marketing practices in the healthcare management field
  • health care information systems
  • special ethical and legal issues facing health care managers
  •  the critical nature and complexity of health care strategy and policy decisions. 

What You’ll Learn in the Healthcare Management Program

  • Degree Paths
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Degree Path

    Degree PathPlan of StudyCourse CatalogOffered
    Healthcare Management  B.S.Plan of StudyCourse Catalog - 23/24Online

    Estimated Completion Time:

    Typically 3 to 5 years of part-time study


  • Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Demonstrate, in the Spirit of Saint Francis in the Marketplace, knowledge of the ethical value choices and responsibilities of businesses and business leaders;
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles in business in the functional areas of accounting, information systems, finance, management, and marketing; 
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal, social, economic environments of business;
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the global dimension of business;
    • Integrate the functional areas of business in the process of decision making;
    • Demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate. 
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Experienced Faculty who Love to Teach


Our Faculty 

Degree and certificate programs offered through the Division of Professional Studies are taught by an advantageous mix of accomplished SFU faculty and industry experts who are passionate about teaching adult learners. 


In our online courses, you will find faculty who:
  • bring real-world expertise into the classroom.
  • tailor their online courses to best deliver the subject matter.
  • are trained in effective online teaching styles and technology tools.

Partnering Academic Department: Business Administration
Chair: Dr. Angela Seidel, aseidel@francis.edu, 814.472.3076

Career Outlook in Healthcare Management 

Health Care Management Graduates have obtained careers in:

  • Hospital and Home Health Care
  • Health Care Systems
  • Managed Care Programs (Medicaid, Medicare)
  • Hospice
  • Private Care Clinics
  • Group Practices
  • Long-term Care Facilities
  • Pharmacies 

Frequently Asked Questions About Healthcare Management at Saint Francis University

  • Are there any minors the curriculum allows students to pursue?

    The curriculum allows for a Public Health Minor. Students should see their advisor to complete the required declaration form.

  • Is there a Capstone requirement?


    CORE407 Keystone Seminar is the capstone requirement for students in the Healthcare Management, B.S. program.