Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management at the Naveen Jindal School of Management is a 120 semester credit hour degree program that provides students a broad–based education in healthcare management. A degree in Healthcare Management will provide students with the knowledge and expertise required to become effective leaders and skilled decision makers within the healthcare industry.

Pre-health/pre-med students anticipating a career in medicine, dentistry, optometry and others that require a degree beyond the bachelor’s degree should explore how a BS in Healthcare Management can set you apart from others applying to health professions schools.

Healthcare Management classes include a variety of disciplines that are relevant to business in healthcare, such as:

  • Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Side Management

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Did you know?

Students interested in both the clinical and business sides of healthcare can choose a BS double major in Healthcare Management/Biology or Healthcare Management/Molecular Biology.

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Career Opportunities

The Health Care industry offers numerous opportunities to pursue professional careers. The Dallas-Fort Worth area provides a rich base of local and national healthcare companies and organizations in pursuit of talent. It is estimated that in the D/FW region alone over $52 Billion is spent on healthcare and over 700,000 are employed in the industry. The emphasis that UT Dallas places on finance, technology and practical skills provides the foundation for future leaders in this important industry.

Graduates of the Healthcare Management Program seek careers in varied areas, including:

  • Clinic Management
  • Consulting in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • Health Insurance
  • Hospital Administration
  • Quality Assurance and Compliance
  • Home Health Services
  • Healthcare Policy

Fast-Track (two Degrees in five Years)

High-achieving undergrads are eligible to take masters-level courses in Healthcare Management through the Fast-Track program and earn both BS and MS degrees in as little as five years.

What if you could do work that truly matters?

The healthcare industry is over $3 trillion and represents almost 20% of the Gross Domestic Product. Today’s healthcare leaders will need a distinct educational preparation for the challenges of the future. The Jindal School of Management provides the nationally recognized leadership and education for tomorrow’s healthcare leaders. Our faculty includes dedicated healthcare researchers and experienced professional practitioners. The combination provides our students with a unique educational experience that prepares them for a career in hospitals, clinics, revenue cycle, supply management or other healthcare professions.

In addition, the strength of the other programs at JSOM such as information technology management or accounting would enhance students’ opportunities to integrate sophisticated business practices into tomorrow’s healthcare industry.

Please contact me for more information regarding the program or the careers in healthcare management.

Britt R Berrett, PhD Director, BS Healthcare Management
Quincy Sinele Program Coordinator, BS Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management students will be prepared to recognize the needs of healthcare organizations including hospitals, medical and dental practices, insurance companies, consulting firms, and other healthcare related industries. The healthcare management degree develops professionals who have a clear understanding how to serve these organizations by providing the foundations for excellent client care and services through outstanding management practices and leadership. The program places emphasis on five important elements of Health Care Management:

  1. Human Resources
  2. Accounting
  3. Information Systems
  4. Financial/Economics
  5. Law and Regulatory

For the latest information about Academic Degree Plans, Course Catalogs and Course Information please visit the BS in Healthcare Management page of the UT Dallas JSOM Undergraduate Catalog.

UT Dallas JSOM Undergraduate Catalog

All Jindal School of Management students are required to do an internship in order to graduate. An internship is an excellent way to gain valuable work experience while assessing which area of healthcare is right for you. The Career Management Center (CMC) has helpful information and links to UTD internships.

ZERO credit internship

Intern/Volunteer Hospitals

Please look at our list of local DFW hospital internship and volunteer opportunities.

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Healthcare Management Association (HMA)

This is the student organization to be involved in for any student with an interest in Healthcare Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. The mission of the HMA is to promote excellence in healthcare management careers through education, networking, and professional growth opportunities. They provide educational events, networking opportunities, and also keep students in the loop with potential jobs and internships.

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General Information and Guidelines

2018 Healthcare Management Case Competition
University of Texas at Dallas Healthcare Leaders Texas Cup!
Undergraduate Case Competition
March 29, 2018
9 – 4 pm

Naveen Jindal School of Management
800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Registration deadline: 11:59pm on Wednesday, March 7, 2018