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Study the Business Aspects of Organizations

The BA in Business Management program at St. Scholastica develops these skills and also teaches students specialized business skills, such as human resources management, business strategy and effective decision-making.

Convenient and Flexible Format

This program can be completed through a face-to-face format in Duluth or Grand Rapids or finish your degree 100% online in 2-3 years depending on transfer credits. Our online learning environment allows you to collaborate with your peers and complete the program on your schedule, even if that schedule varies from week to week or month to month.

Healthcare Administration Concentration

The Healthcare Administration concentration offering is perfect for adult practitioners who do not yet have a four-year degree. It focuses on the operational aspects of a healthcare administrator with competencies in accounting, communication, compliance, financial management, health care law, information technology and risk management.

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Degree Details

Tuition

Are You Looking for a Face-to-Face (on-campus) Experience?

St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.

Are You Looking for a 100% Online or Hybrid Experience?

St. Scholastica is committed to providing adult students highly competitive tuition for all programs. This exceptional value for a comprehensive educational experience will allow you to advance in your career.

Curriculum

Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Major

Minor

Healthcare Administration Concentration

St. Scholastica has prepared students to be leaders and problem-solvers in the healthcare field for 100 years. This program combines the school’s expertise in health sciences and management to prepare future healthcare administrators to help improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery.

Graduates of this program will receive a bachelor of arts in management degree with a healthcare administration concentration.

Key Benefits
  • 100% online option. Move your career forward without leaving your career. On-campus courses also are available.
  • Designed for working adults. Balancing work, family and school can be a challenge, so we’ve designed this program with that in mind.
  • Become a leader. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and needs excellent managers with the specialized skills the medical field requires.
Outcomes

In this program, students will master core business skills and develop specialized skills that are unique to healthcare management. Graduates will be skilled in the following areas:

  • Healthcare information systems and technology
  • Management and interpersonal communications
  • Process development
  • Risk management and legal issues
  • Human resources
Career Outlook

Healthcare administrators plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of healthcare. This includes a variety of roles, from large hospitals, physicians’ offices, rural clinics and nursing and residential care facilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 23% growth rate in healthcare administration by 2022.

Who is this program designed for?
  • Working managers who want to move into a leadership role
  • Small business owners and other entrepreneurs
  • Those who need a bachelor’s degree to advance their career

Internships

Students may have opportunities for applied internships with various area organizations. Recent placements include: Upper Lakes Foods Inc., Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Townsquare Media Group, Target, Best Buy, 3M and Amsoil Corp.

Career Outlook

The need for qualified and ethical managers is expected to increase in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Those skilled in the ethical application of business management theories to solve real-world business problems are always in demand.

What Can I Do with this Degree?

Business management graduates are prepared for management positions in large corporations and small businesses, have the skills to run their own business and have the educational foundation necessary for graduate studies.

Pair with a Language

Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Eligibility

New Student
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 for entrance into the college

Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.

Returning Students

A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.

Application Deadlines

Are You Looking for a Face-to-Face (on-campus) Experience?

Students applying for the fall semester have two application timelines to choose from – Early Action (Nov. 15) and Regular Decision (Feb. 1). Both options are completely free and deposits are fully refundable until May 1. We will accept applications for fall semester through the end of August.

Are You Looking for a 100% Online or Hybrid Experience?

Most of our online and hybrid programs operate on a rolling admission basis – allowing you to apply anytime. Once your application and other necessary documents are received, we will forward them to the appropriate department for review.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.