Undergraduate degree programs

Health care
Business degree

Health care

Health care is always evolving, and will continue to do so in the future. With so much change in the works, leaders with expertise in the business of health care — and the intricacies of health care analytics, community, coordination, delivery, and innovation — are in global demand. Preparing you to meet that demand, the W. P. Carey business degree in health care delivers requisite skills and knowledge for dynamic careers in health management, business administration, and beyond.

Business health care courses

As a business health student, you'll gain specialized knowledge in health care management and leadership, along with a strong foundation in all things business from courses like:

  • Business Administration Capstone
  • Business Law and Ethics for Managers
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics
  • The Health Sciences Workplace

Specialized health care tracks

The business degree in health care offers five specialized tracks, so you can dive into the area of health business administration that inspires you most — health care analytics, health care community, health care coordination, health care delivery, or health care innovation. Sample courses are outlined below.

  • Business Data Visualization
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Excel in Business
  • Foundation to Health Care Systems
  • Fundamentals of Community Health
  • Leaders in Community Health
  • Program Development and Management for Community Health
  • Advanced Concepts for Health Care Coordination
  • Policy and Financial Principles in Health Care Coordination
  • Professional Role Development: Health Care Coordination
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Global Health Care Systems
  • Health Care Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Care Systems in the U.S.
  • Health Economics
  • Leadership and Professionalism
  • Process Engineering
  • Facilitating Innovation to Achieve Outcomes
  • Health Care Policy: The Innovator's View
  • Health Innovation: Foundational Concepts
  • Technology: A Tool to Advance Innovation in Health Care

Customize your experience 

You can pursue your business degree in health care on ASU's West campus or 100% online. No matter where you decide to learn, you'll have opportunities to diversify your degree and experience through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and and 45+ business clubs and organizations — including student groups like Health Hut and professional associations like the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Careers in health care administration

Delivering a strong foundation in the health leadership, administration, and management, the business degree in health care can prepare you to pursue any of the following careers.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) 12.2% $50,430
Compliance Manager   3.9% $105,060
Employee Training Manager 7.0% $101,930
General Manager   7.1% $97,270
Marketing Associate 4.7% $96,720
Medical and Health Services Manager 16.9% $92,810
Public Relations Manager 7.1% $101,510
Regulatory Affairs Manager   3.9% $105,060
Social Services Director 9.5% $62,740

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A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission

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