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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Are you impassioned about caring for others? Do you want to positively impact the health and wellness of your community? Are you interested in joining one of the fastest-growing occupational fields out there?

If the answer to these questions is yes, you’re in the right place. Earning a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from Winston-Salem State University is the first step to finding a rewarding healthcare management job and becoming an effective and ethical leader. Our bachelor’s in healthcare management program will help you improve skills like problem-solving and professional communication while accruing broad-based knowledge of legal and regulatory standards in healthcare.

Graduate prepared to make immediate, long-term impacts on individuals and your community.

#1 in NC for Black health grads

Earn Your BS in Healthcare Management at Winston-Salem State University

Our bachelor’s in healthcare management degree program is guided by the standards of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). You’ll gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in ethical and legal leadership, the healthcare environment, communication and relationships management and professionalism.

Constantly recognized for its high-quality, affordable programs, WSSU offers one of the best healthcare management degrees in North Carolina.

Get hands-on experience in your field

Graduate from WSSU’s healthcare management degree program with a robust resume thanks to our emphasis on service learning and internships. Several of our courses provide opportunities for you to engage with the community through service. Our healthcare management internship allows you to apply your knowledge to the real world through a practicum experience.

Expert faculty with industry experience

You’ll benefit from our faculty members’ years of experience as distinguished researchers, practitioners and mentors. With a focus on student outcomes, our healthcare management faculty create student-centered learning environments that foster collaboration, cultural competency and an appreciation for health equity.

Surround yourself with opportunities

Create a lasting professional network and gain real-world experience thanks to WSSU’s partnerships with several regional healthcare organizations, such as Novant and Atrium Wake Forest, among others.

What You Can Do With Your Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management

With a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from WSSU, you can work in a wide variety of rewarding careers to serve your community.

Interested in the technical side of healthcare? Become a health information technician. Want to work with older adults? Work as a nursing home administrator. What if you want to work directly with those in your community? Social and community service managers oversee the programs that meet people where they are in the community.

Your bachelor’s in healthcare management from WSSU lets you pursue graduate programs and various healthcare management jobs, including:

Career outlook for Healthcare Management graduates

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations is predicted to grow faster than any other occupational field in the next decade, adding about 2.6 million new healthcare management jobs.

Explore Classes for the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

Our Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program emphasizes the development of effective communication and leadership styles, ensuring you have the critical thinking skills necessary to tackle the most pressing issues in healthcare — today and in the future.

Here’s a sample of just some of the courses you’ll take for your bachelor’s in healthcare management:

View the full healthcare management degree program requirements and course catalog.

Your Experience as a Healthcare Management Major at Winston-Salem State

Student Life at WSSU

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Support and Resources Available to You

While you earn one of the most respected healthcare management degrees in North Carolina, join a close-knit HBCU community dedicated to education and improving society through equity and justice.

We offer it all:

  • Join university-wide student organizations, such as Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) and student government.
  • Discover many ways to stay fit and healthy with personal trainers, group workout classes and state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Take part in volunteer programs through Project GIVE that let you serve as a youth mentor. Provide valuable healthcare information to the community, feed the hungry and participate in a wide range of other service activities.

One reason our undergraduate program is seen as one of the most accessible healthcare management degrees is our commitment to affordability. At WSSU, we believe that nothing should stand in the way of you and your ideal healthcare management job — especially not the cost of your education. That’s why we help connect healthcare management degree program students to a number of university-wide WSSU merit- and need-based financial aid opportunities.

Learn more about healthcare management degree program financial aid options.

As a valued member of our “Ramily,” you’ll be supported by our dedicated community from orientation day to well beyond graduation.

Our WSSU Academic Success Counselors (ASC) are here to help you plan your coursework and curriculum. WSSU also offers Student Success Technologies that help you stay informed and connected to campus resources like tutoring, downloadable cutting-edge software to help you in classes and much more.

Once you’re ready to look for a healthcare management job, our Career Development Services will help you distinguish yourself in the job market and find a lasting, rewarding career.

Learn more about the Department of Healthcare Management.

Take the Next Step

When you choose WSSU, you choose one of the best HBCUs in the country and one of the most distinguished healthcare management degrees in North Carolina.

You choose a mind for business. A heart for healthcare. And a degree for both.

It’s time for you to #BeTheNext.

WSSU gave me the support to earn a 4.0 GPA and to serve as the executive secretary of SGA, president of Phi Beta Sigma and president of Rams Go Green environmental campus task force.

Daniel C., Healthcare Management B.S.

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