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Health Care Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #921 (BCR) Carbondale, IL, United States| Online
The Health Care Management program at Southern Illinois University prepares students for careers in health management and/or health policy.  The program of study may lead to a career in a healthcare organization, government agency, or graduate study in areas such as health administration, health informatics, epidemiology, business, or law.  
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The Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts higher than average growth in these fields. 

The School of Health Sciences is pleased to offer students two delivery formats by which to complete a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Care Management.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Health Care Management program at Southern Illinois University is to prepare students for future entry-level management roles in healthcare service settings and/or to academically prepare them for graduate education.

Vision Statement

The Vision of the HCM program is to:

  • increase student access to a premier undergraduate healthcare management education
  • provide minor degree options in high demand areas of health care management
  • support the healthcare industry through student service opportunities. 

Values Statement

The HCM program is committed to academic excellence by offering a curriculum that both meets the needs of industry leaders and the curriculum expectations of the premier undergraduate certification body of healthcare management education. The program strives to be compassionate and understanding to a diverse student population by offering multiple forms of program delivery increasing accessibility to a premier undergraduate healthcare management degree with additional minor degree options in high demand areas within the field of health care management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Respiratory Therapy
  • Patient Care Techniques and Medical Ethics
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • Clinical Practice and Laboratory
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Occupational Education Credit
  • Respiratory Pharmacology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Choose from our more than 200 undergraduate programs (Majors) in eight different colleges. Determine if you meet our minimum requirements to a Bachelor's (undergraduate) program for:

  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1416 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1416 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carbondale

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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