Healthcare Management Overview
A healthcare manager must be equipped to make key decisions for the organization to improve patient health outcomes and improve community health. Our AACSB-accredited online Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management will prepare you to excel as a decisive leader in the dynamic healthcare industry. Throughout our program, you’ll discover how to apply the business fundamentals of the BBA in a healthcare setting through courses on financial management in health providers, patient services, and the legal and regulatory environments. You’ll gain a foundation in management theory and research that you can translate directly into effective practice in the healthcare environment. Designed with working professionals in mind, our flexible and cost-effective online program enables you to complete coursework at your own pace.
Healthcare management is a high-growth field, with strong employment prospects for those who hold the right qualifications. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 32%—much faster than the average for U.S. occupations overall—between 2019 and 2029.
Careers for BBA in Healthcare Management Graduates
An online BBA in healthcare management from UT Permian Basin can provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a wide variety of careers in the healthcare field, including:
- Healthcare Business Consultant
- Patient Care Technician
- Patient Business Services (PBS) Manager
- Clinical Coordinator
- Healthcare Administrator
- Quality & Improvement Coordinator
- Practice Administrator
- Physician Liaison
UT Permian Basin’s College of Business is accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
42 credits required. Complete the requirements shown in the General Education Requirements section of the catalog using the following specified courses to meet the mathematics and social sciences requirements. Only 1 of the following need to be taken: MATH 1314*, 1325 or 2314. *COMM lab or 3rd science lab is required if you take MATH 1324 instead of MATH 2412.
18 credits required. Management majors obtain skills in using computers in problem-solving in BUSI 2345 or its equivalent.
24 credits required.
9-10 Credits. MNGT 3312 and MNGT 4380 are required. Only one of the following is required: MNGT 4320, MRKT 4320, FINA 4320 or NURS 4452.
15 credits. Take five of the following courses from the list below. Four must be from UTPB.
Take 9 credits from the following. Group two courses not used to fulfill group two requirement. Healthcare Management transfer courses allowed with department chair approval. Choices for group 3 electives are from the list published in the catalog or as approved by the healthcare coordinator.
In order to prevent delays in processing applications, UT Permian Basin is temporarily modifying the freshman admission process by moving to a test-optional policy that will apply through Spring 2022. See the Test-Optional Policy section below for additional details.
Transfer Student Admission Requirements
- Minimum of 24 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university
- GPA of 2.0 or higher in previous college-level coursework
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Dual-credit high school courses must be included
- Completed application
Freshman Transfer Admission Requirements
If you have completed less than 24 hours of transferable college-level work from a regionally accredited college or university after graduating from high school or receiving your GED, please provide the following:
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (including dual-credit work while in high school)
- Official high school transcript showing GPA, class rank, and expected graduation date or GED scores
- SAT and/or ACT scores from within the last five years (see below for minimum score requirements)
- Completed application
Official copies of transcripts must come directly from the school in a sealed envelope and can be mailed to:
UT Permian Basin
Office of Admissions
4901 E. University Blvd.
Odessa, TX 79762
Official transcripts in electronic format can be sent to email@example.com.
Minimum Score Requirements for Freshman Admission
|High School Graduation Class Rank||SAT||ACT|
|Top 25%||No minimum score||No minimum score|
The application fee is $40.
If you are a freshman applicant, you may request a fee waiver when you apply by sending us your official college application fee waiver form provided by the SAT or ACT. You may also request a fee waiver if the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) listed on your Student Aid Report is zero.
Students will be reviewed on a holistic basis focusing on the strength of the high school record, overall grade point average, grades within the core subjects, dual credit work, and additional information (resume and/or extracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and work experience provided with the ApplyTexas application). We also recognize the value of standardized tests as a piece of the review process and will consider scores alongside the other required application credentials, if provided.