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  • Minimum Credits
  • Estimated Tuition
  • Duration
    2 Years

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare and Human Services Management program is designed for individuals who want to advance in the health or human services field or to continue on to graduate studies.

A Growing Industry

Statistics indicate a high demand of positions in health care.

Largest Growing Sector

To meet growing healthcare needs, the number of healthcare professionals will have to expand by almost 30 percent overall by 2020 the most dramatic growth of any sector in the U.S. Healthcare will provide 12.3 percent of all net new jobs over the next decade and 8.7 percent of all replacement jobs.

Largest Projected Average Growth

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth in jobs for healthcare professional and technical occupations (31 percent) and support positions (26 percent) is expected to exceed the projected average growth in the number of all jobs in the U.S. over the same period, which is 17 percent.

Job Opportunities

Careers available for graduates of the Healthcare and Human Services Management program include: Medical and health-services managers, Patient care providers, Hospital and clinic employees, Laboratory managers, Emergency medical technician supervisors, Case managers, Social service liaisons, Residential coordinators, Patient/client advocates, Employment support workers, County financial workers, Community service managers or directors, Social and community assistants, Probation/corrections assistants, Nonprofit management

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the B.S. in Healthcare and Human Services Management program are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate awareness, respect, and adaptability for sociocultural diversity in an ever-changing healthcare and human services environment.
  • Integrate effective and professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills into daily practice.
  • Act through an ethical and professional mindset with accountability for ones own actions.
  • Demonstrate management skills required in today's workplaces.
  • Incorporate research skills, information literacy, and data analysis into evidence based practices.
  • Analyze the impact and interaction of public policy issues and healthcare and human services.
  • Evaluate the implications and benefits of health information systems.

Complete Your Degree

The path to completing your degree is shorter than you might think. Your previous credits and work experience can be considered in your admission process here at Saint Mary's.

Finish your degree faster with our accelerated degree plan, saving you time and money. With Saint Mary's generous credit transfer policies, coursework you've already completed will get you graduated sooner.

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Course Information

You'll finish your degree studying healthcare systems and policy, information management, and quality initiatives, as well as communication, cultural competency and ethics. You'll have the opportunity to specialize in either Healthcare Management or Human Services with coursework specific to those areas. 

For more information and course descriptions, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Nonrefundable application fee
  3. Official transcripts issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from all previous institutions attended with a minimum of 30 semester credits (C or better)
  4. 3 credits completed in a college level English Composition course
  5. International transcripts must be evaluated by a university-accepted evaluator.
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Key Dates

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Start Date
Fall Semester Term I
Fall Semester Term II
Spring Semester Term I
Spring Semester Term II
Summer Semester Term I
Summer Semester Term II
Fall Semester Term I
Fall Semester Term II

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $420 Per Credit


Prior Learning Assessment:$1,290
Portfolio Assessment fee:$230
Graduation Fee:$190

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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