Healthcare Administration, BMS

Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Healthcare Administration

University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Fully Online
  • 120
  • $259.00
  • $534.00

Program Overview

The online Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMS) degree with an area of concentration in Healthcare Administration is an interdisciplinary program that prepares student to develop, plan, coordinate, and manage healthcare operations and services.

Students with an area of concentration in Healthcare Administration my find careers in:

  • Healthcare Clinics
  • Retirement Communities
  • Public Health Departments
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Medical Practices

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. Official transcripts from all previous schools

To apply to this program:

  1. Complete the online application for admission
  2. Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee

Courses You’ll Take

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
PA 2170Introduction to Public Administration3
A study of governmental administration and its involvement in the social and economic problems of American democracy. It includes but is not limited to the organizational, financial, personnel and planning problems and administrative relations with legislatures, political parties, chief executives and the courts.
PA 3500Nonprofit Organizations & Management3
Introduces students to the nonprofit sector, including several aspects of nonprofit management. Intended for any student who wishes to understand nonprofit organziations and/or who may wish to work in the nonprofit sector. Required for all American Humanics students. Service learning in a nonprofit agency is an important aspect of the class. Prereq: Junior or permission of instructor.
PA 4201Introduction to Health Care Systems3
This course is designed to familiarize students with the structure of the health services system in the United States. It addresses quality, access and cost of health services delivery, personnel and funding resources for providing health care, financing health care, traditional and alternative health services delivery settings, and forces that shape the current and future health care sector.
GERO 4510Long-Term Care Administration3
An investigation of the broad range of policy issues, theoretical concerns and practical management strategies influencing the design, organization and delivery of long-term care services.
Select one of the following:3
CMST 3130 Speech Communication in Business and the Professions | CMST 4150 Corporate Training and Development | CMST 4170 Organizational Communications | CMST 4180 Communication Leadership and Power and Organizations | MKT 3200 Business Communications
BSAD 2600 Ethics in Organizations | CMST 3520 Interviewing | CMST 4220 Health Communication | CMST 4560 Communication, Teamwork & Facilitation | CMST 4800 Advanced Conflict Mediation | GERO 4350 Issues in Aging (Topic: Management and Administration of Aging Programs) | GERO 4350 Issues in Aging (Topic: Financial Management in Long-Term Care) | GERO 4500 Legal Aspects of Aging | GERO 4940 Practicum | PHHB 1500 Foundations in Public Health | PHHB 4420 Public Health Informatics | PHHB 4950 Public Health Leadership and Advocacy | MGMT 3490 Management | MGMT 4030 Human Resource Management | MGMT 4040 Organizational Behavior | MGMT 4050 Managerial Decision Making | MGMT 4220 Employment Law | PA 3600 Personnel and Volunteer Management in Nonprofits | PA 3700 Financial Management for Nonprofits | PA 4950 Internship | PSYC 4630 Organizational Psychology | PSYC 4640 Personnel Psychology | PSYC 4800 Law & Psychology: Ethics, Research & Service
Organizational Security15
EMGT 1000 Introduction to Emergency Management | EMGT 2020 Emergency Management Strategies and Communication | EMGT 2050 Political and Legal Foundations in Emergency Services | EMGT 3040 Preparedness/Planning and Risk Mitigation | EMGT 3080 Agency Collaboration During Disasters | EMGT 4060 Disaster Response and Recovery | FSMT 1600 Fundamentals of Fire Science | FSMT 2200 Codes and Inspections | FSMT 3140 Fire Related Human Behavior
Organizational Development and Planning15
ACCT 2000 Accounting Basics for Non-Business Majors | CIST 2100 Organizations, Applications and Technology | CIST 3110 Information Technology Ethics | GERO 2000 Introduction to Gerontology | GERO 4520 Senior Housing | GERO 4690 Working with Minority Elderly | GERO 4720 Baby Boomers and the 21st Century | ISQA 3400 Information Technology Infrastructure | ISQA 3910 Introduction to Project Management | MGMT 3490 Management | MGMT 4100 Organization Change and Design | PA 3000 Applied Statistics and Data Processing in Public Sector | PA 3200 Program Planning and Evaluation | PA 4440 Organizational Development and Change | PA 4530 Strategic Planning | PSYC 3450 Social Psychology | GERO 3000 Community Resources for Older Adults OR GERO 4670 Programs and Services for the Elderly

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour


3 Credit Hours


Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour


3 Credit Hours

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall SemesterAug 23
  • Spring SemesterJan 24
  • Summer SessionJun 01