University of Charleston

University of Charleston

Healthcare Administration & Management

  • Duration

    4 Years

  • Format

    In Seat and Online

  • Location

    Charleston and Online

Program Overview

This program prepares students as administrators and managers, able to incorporate planning, directing, and coordinating health services within a variety of health settings. We offer a multidisciplinary curriculum with a strong health science and business emphasis, to prepare graduates to go into the work force or to continue on to graduate programs.


Freshman applicants with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA and transfer students with a 2.0 or higher cumulative college GPA are eligible for general admission to UC, and will gain direct entry into this program. Students may apply online or download the admissions application.


Program Highlights

  • Flexible program can be completed in seat or online, full time or part time

  • Multidisciplinary curriculum with strong health science and business emphasis

  • Opportunities for real-world experience, internships

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates can be employed as

    Hospital Administrators
    Nursing Home Administrators
    Human Resource Managers
    Medical Practice Managers
    Social and Community Service Managers

  • Students will be able to conduct and evaluate research related to health or a health related field

  • Graduates will have a strong background to develop healthcare management solutions, analyze ethical and legal practices and demonstrate cultural sensitivity and interpersonal skills

  • Graduates will model professional behaviors that reflect the expectations of the healthcare profession and the community

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty