College of DuPage 3+1: BA in Health Care Management

Study Format Online, On Campus (COD)

This accelerated bachelor's degree is offered through on-campus cohorts at the College of DuPage.

Program Length 128 credits, 97 transfer

This degree requires 128 credit hours, which may include up to 97 transfer credits.


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Careers in the health care industry today are in high demand. If you are interested in advancing your career in this exciting field and obtaining a management position, Concordia-Chicago's accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management* can help you get there:

  • prepares students for management and administrative careers within any health care facility that must stay current with mandatory laws and regulations
  • focuses on planning, directing or coordinating in health-related organizations
  • addresses the unique attributes of a health care organization
  • provides a solid business foundation in areas such as management, finance and marketing

Concordia University Chicago and the College of DuPage have formed a partnership designed to provide a seamless transfer for College of DuPage students that have completed one of the following AAS degrees and want to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Management:

With the 3+1 program, students pay College of DuPage tuition rates for College of DuPage coursework. Fourth-year classes at Concordia University Chicago are offered at a significantly reduced rate, making the goal of continuing their education a reality for the students. This program exemplifies Concordia University Chicago's and College of DuPage’s mission to make education more affordable for its students while stressing academic quality, first-class faculty and extraordinary learning environments.

How will I balance work, family and university life?

Our delivery modes are designed to fit the needs of busy individuals and foster valuable relationships and support networks that can add value throughout your career:

Flexible scheduling

  • 100% online (no set time to be online)
  • Evening classes on the College of DuPage’s campus (one night per week)

The major coursework can be completed within one year. Our advisors can create a specialized program plan to accommodate the needs of each individual student:

  • Courses are 5 to 8 weeks long

Throughout the past 20 years, Concordia University Chicago has worked with adults who know the importance of earning a college degree.

  • Career advancement
  • Better opportunities
  • Job placement
  • Classmate collaboration
  • Instructor engagement

Our Accelerated Degree Program has been designed and developed by educators who understand how adults learn. You'll join others like you who are juggling family and work. You'll grow and learn together to achieve the success you've always wanted.

Can I afford it?

Concordia University Chicago is one of the most affordable private universities in the Midwest. Our Office of Financial Aid will work with you to seek financial aid and schedule manageable tuition payments.

*This degree is a pathway to CUC’s MBA and MA in Leadership Studies.  

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