• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $441.50 per credit before fees
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Undergraduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: December 15; Summer: May 15; Fall: August 1
  • Campus
  • Department
    Business Department

The undergraduate program in health management prepares graduates to plan, direct, and coordinate medical health services in hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, human service organizations, government, and other health-related organizations. Students take an array of general education, technology, management, and health care-related courses, as well as specific courses designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the health care system, including crucial leadership skills.

All admission materials must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than 4:30 p.m. Central Standard TIme on the deadlines noted.

Transferring Credits

Want to know how your previous college credits will transfer before you apply? Request an unofficial evaluation of your transcripts by one of our professional advisors. Fill out the form below with your major, the semester you'd like to start, and attach your transcripts. Please allow 5–7 business days for your transfer evaluation. UMC accepts all transfer credits that come from a regionally accredited college or University.

Transfer Evaluation Request

Sample Courses

  • HSM 1010 – Medical Terminology (2 cr)
  • HSM 3250 – Performance Improvement in Health Care (3 cr)
  • HSM 3270 – Health Care Finance (3 cr)
  • HSM 4210 – Health Care Law and Biomedical Ethics (4 cr)
  • MGMT 3210 – Supervision and Leadership (3 cr)

Online Catalog

Long Term Care and Support Services Track

The Long Term Care Supports and Services track prepares you for licensure by aligning this with the standards of excellence established by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), Washington, DC.

The track meets the requirements of and is approved by both the Minnesota Board of Executives for Long-term Services and Supports (BELTSS, formerly BENHA) and the NAB. Upon completion of this degree, you will be qualified to take the state and national examinations for licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator in Minnesota and other states.

With this NAB accreditation, UMN Crookston meets the standards that allow students to be eligible for Healthcare Service Executive (HSE) status.

For more information, please contact Program Director Susan Klassen at sklassen@crk.umn.edu or 218-281-8371.

Career Outlook

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 22 percent increase in job growth for medical and health services managers from 2010 and 2020. In 2010, the median annual wage of medical and health services managers was $84,270.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Management prepares students for management positions in a wide range of health care settings, including:

  • Allied health agencies (e.g., American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, American Lung Association)
  • Community-based and home health agencies
  • Government regulatory agencies
  • Health insurance and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO)
  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Medical equipment and supply companies
  • Health care facilities, extended care, and assisted living facilities
  • Public health departments and social service agencies


Read the descriptions carefully to determine which fees may apply to you.

Students enrolled in 0.5 or more credits at UMC pay a $250 UMC Campus Fee each semester. The Crookston Campus Fee helps to fund technological infrastructure and student academic support including advisors, tutoring, library, career counseling, and accessibility.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact UMC for additional information:

UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
Fax: 218-281-8579
Email: umc-fa@umn.edu