The healthcare management program at Elms College provides business management skills and knowledge of healthcare delivery systems that you need to work in this growing field.

Healthcare Management

Vanessa Roxo-HCM

Vanessa Roxo '14: A Career in Healthcare Management

Vanessa Roxo ’14 always knew a profession in healthcare was in her future, but after two years in the nursing track at Elms, she discovered healthcare administration was really her passion.

“I got halfway through my nursing studies and realized it really wasn’t the right career choice. I knew I wanted to work in a hospital, just not clinically,” she said.

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Why Study Healthcare Management at Elms College?

The healthcare management program at Elms College provides business management skills and the knowledge of healthcare delivery systems that you need to work in this growing field.  The program integrates coursework in business, social science and health services. Curricular strands in communication, cultural competence, and leadership are woven throughout the program.  Today's healthcare organizations urgently need to be effectively managed in terms of organizational issues, human resources, and costs. A required internship gives students invaluable on-the-job experience. Elms also offers an totally online Healthcare Management program.

What Can You Do With a Healthcare Management Degree?

The program will provide knowledge and skills necessary for administrative positions in nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, managed care, and other healthcare organizations.

What's the Next Step?

Take a look at the curriculum for our program, contact us to learn more, or sign up for a campus visit. Ready to apply? You can do it online.

Contact Us

Division of Business
David Kimball
Chair

413-265-2300
kimballd@elms.edu