• 1
  • 2
  • 3

The Business of Health Care

Business Administration, B.A.S. - Health Care Management

StudentThe health services industry is expanding quickly due to a growing population, advances in medical technology, and insurance reform. The demand for leaders capable of improving the efficiency and quality of these services has never been greater. Statistics published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project the number of medical and health services managers to grow by 23% by 2022.

MUW's Health Care Management program is designed to prepare graduates to assume these vital roles. The educational opportunities bestowed by The W are designed to provide the well-roundedness, breadth of experience, and critical thinking valued by today's employers.

In addition, The W is proud of its over 125-year legacy of providing individualized instruction, personalized advising, and an engaged learning environment.  It is a learning experience that time and time again has been recognized for its quality.

Employment Opportunities:

Clinical Director/Manager
Director of Admitting
Hospital Administrator
Health Information Manager
Insurance (various roles)
Nursing Home Manager
Managed Care Analyst
Medical Records Coordinator/Manager
Office Manager
Operations Manager (various facilities)
Program Coordinator/Manager
Public Health Departments (various roles)
Medical Device/Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

Learn More about Health Care Management at The W

Contact the College of Business & Professional Studies to request information about this program. 
Request Information >


Suggested Course of Study

B.A.S. in Business Administration  - Health Care Management

Community College Transfer

Career / Technical Transfer (up to 43 hr)
General Ed Elective* 4 hr
General Ed Elective* 3 hr
General Ed Elective* 3 hr

General Ed Elective* 3 hr
General Ed Elective* 3 hr
General Ed Elective* 3 hr

TOTAL: 62 Hours**


First Semester

MIS 160 Spreadsheet Applications 3hr
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3 hr
MGT 387 Introduction to HC Management 3hr
General Ed Requirement* 3hr
General Ed Requirement* 3hr

Total: 15 hr

Second Semester

EC 202 Principles of Economics II 3hr
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3hr
MIS 340 HC Information Technology ** 3hr
PLG 350 HC Law** 3hr
MGT 381 Principles of Management 3hr
General Ed Requirement* 2hr

Total: 17 hr


First Semester

EC 335 HC Economics & Finance ** 3hr
MKT 361 Principles of Marketing 3hr
MGT 430 HC Quality Management ** 3hr
MGT 440 HC Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3hr
General Ed Requirement* 3hr

Total: 15 hr

Second Semester

BQA 170 Statistical Analysis for Business 3hr
MGT 470 Comparative HC Systems 3hr
BU 496 Business Capstone Portfolio 1hr
General Ed Requirement* 3hr
General Ed Requirement* 3hr
General Elective 2hr

Total: 15 hr

* Course Needed to Fulfill General Education Requirements of MUW; Students strongly encouraged to complete College Algebra and Lab-based Natural Science before transferring to MUW. Please see General Education Requirements in the University Bulletin.

** Business Majors require a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate. No more than 62 hours of these hours may be earned at a community college.


  • Courses used to satisfy requirements in the major cannot be used to satisfy requirements for another major or a business major.
  • A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in EN 101, EN 102, any math course, Business Core or other COB required course.
  • Only six hours of Business Electives can be taken below the 300 level.
  • MIS157 cannot be used as a Business or MIS elective.

  • This curriculum sheet is a sample and is intended to be a tentative guideline for the order in which courses should be taken to fulfill the requirements of the major.
  • Courses may be taken out of the suggested order as long as the prerequisite system for each course has been fulfilled.
    The course rotation is not fixed and is subject to change.
  • Courses taken during the summer, transfer courses from other universities and community colleges, and correspondent courses may be used to fulfill the major requirements.
  • Community college transfer students must earn at least 50 percent of their academic credits from a senior institution, including at least 25 percent of those hours from MUW.  MUW does not award credit for technical or vocational courses except in the B.A.S program.
  • The total number or general electives will vary.