The Health Care Management Program offers an undergraduate major and minor in Health Care Management, an undergraduate major in Health Sciences and a Master of Health Administration (MHA).

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

Rapid advances in the health care industry demand that organizations and health care providers seek leaders who are bold, innovative and visionary while possessing tried-and-true management skills. The HCM degree program prepares such leaders. Students who complete this program earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management. The HCM program combines foundation business courses with a variety of courses providing knowledge and understanding of the health care industry. With this strong curriculum, graduates of the HCM program are prepared for challenging staff and management positions in a variety of health care organizations. Learn more.

Minor in Health Care Management

To earn the Minor in Health Care Management students must complete 18 semester hours in the listed courses with an overall GPA of 2.0. Please refer to the Course Catalog for the semesters and prerequites for the listed courses. Learn more.

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

The new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree was designed for individuals who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in an allied health field from a North Carolina Community College.

This program provides a seamless pathway for allied health professionals who aspire to earn a bachelor’s degree. The program provides a flexible and affordable way to build on the skills and experiences students obtained as part of their associate degree program and/or in their field of practice. Learn more.

Master of Health Administration

HCM students and facultyThe Appalachian Master of Health Administration program is a hybrid online program designed to meet the needs of working professionals in western North Carolina. Graduates will have the knowledge and ability to be strong leaders of health care organizations throughout western North Carolina, the state and nation. Learn more.