Interdisciplinary Studies, Health Care Leadership, BS

Develop a deep understanding of knowledge and skills you’ll need to prepare you for professional health care careers in a global market.

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Program Information

Next Start

August 2024

Program Format

8-week courses, 5 terms year-round, 100% asynchronous

Program Length

2 years, 60 units

Cost Per Unit

$475 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadlines

July 15 for Fall · November 15 for Spring · April 1 for Summer

Become a Health Care Leader and Advocate

Healthcare leadership combines flexible coursework and practical skills that are essential for shaping the future effectiveness and quality of healthcare services, which is in demand at employers like Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Health Care, Sutter Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and many more. By learning comprehensive leadership skills in interprofessional collaboration, financial principles, and management and strategies, health care leadership majors tend to have fruitful careers in business development, community and social services, information technology, operations, research, and beyond.

Our online Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies program with a concentration in Health Care Leadership program is taught by our renowned SJSU faculty in collaboration with expert instructional designers. When you complete this program, you will earn the same quality degree as all of our SJSU graduates and have the same opportunity to proudly cross the stage during your SJSU commencement ceremony.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to all SJSU Online programs must fulfill our general SJSU Online requirements. To view the program's courses, roadmap, and more, visit the Interdisciplinary Studies, Health Care Leadership, BS catalog webpage.

Valuable Learning Experiences

Our interdisciplinary and practical program will provide you with the experiences and confidence to immediately impact the healthcare field.

  • Coursework focuses on health care leadership skills, financial principles, management strategies and standards to improve patient care.

  • You’ll also take courses in the physical and social sciences, giving you a well-rounded education to pursue careers in allied health roles or to prepare you for entry into a variety of health-related graduate degree programs.

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What can you do with a Health Care Leadership degree?

The flexibility offered by our Interdisciplinary Studies degree in Health Care Leadership, and the practical skills learned in the program, lead to many exciting careers in fields as diverse as public health, health education and administration, marketing and public relations, media, policy, research, clinical care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and sales, worksite wellness, politics, government, and environmental health among others.

Healthcare leadership majors in California earn an average annual salary of $78,000 and an upper range of $123,000, according to Zip Recruiter.

Take a look at some of the top sectors, top companies, and examples of job titles of our alumni, according to LinkedIn.

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