Become a Leader in the Business of Healthcare

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 sciences, 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.

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

Quick Info

Required Credits

40

Program Formats

Online

A required internship gives students invaluable on-the-job experience.

A Business Mentality

Xaymara DeJesus '20

Photo of healthcare management major Xaymara De Jesus '20“I really like being a healthcare management major because you get to experience many different things. My classes taught me how to be an effective leader and think about the business side of healthcare.”

After coming to Elms to study nursing, Xaymara decided to switch her major to healthcare management so she could combine her interest in hospital leadership with her financial skills. Read Xaymara’s story.