Health Professions

Health Services Leadership Degree

Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The health services leadership major combines a knowledge base in management, psychology, social work, and sociology so that students gain a broad understanding of the factors that affect everyday operations of care givers. If you have existing experience in health care as a nurse, or other practitioner, you can expect to find yourself moving into a management/ leadership role within five years of graduating with the health services leadership degree.

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Why should I earn a health services leadership degree?

Go Wide

The health services leadership major combines a knowledge base in management, psychology, social work, and sociology so you gain a broad understanding of the factors that affect everyday operations of care givers.

Stay Sharp

Health care is one of today's fastest changing industries — one that needs well-prepared leadership to keep up with changes in technology, insurance, medicine, and patient care. 

Move Up

If you have existing experience in health care as a nurse, or other practitioner, you could move into a management/ leadership role within five years of earning this degree. Internships in the field are advised, but are not required.

What I Can Do With a Health Services Leadership Degree

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Public health departments
  • Governmental agencies
     

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Learn Completely Online

Earn your health services degree at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.

Learn at a BVU Site

You can earn your health services leadership degree without leaving your community. BVU partners with Iowa community colleges throughout the state so you can take classes in person with expert faculty in a supportive environment — we accept 100% of transfer credits from these partner colleges.

Transfer to BVU

BVU has transfer agreements with Iowa’s community colleges, helping you get the most out of your hard-earned credits.

Contact an academic advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

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Health Services Leadership Courses

Prepare for a to lead and manage in a complex health care landscape, with a concentration track tailored to your goals:

Communication and Behavior | Institutions and Society

  • Program Concentrations and Courses

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We’ll help you figure out your options for financial assistance and possible scholarships.

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Health Services Leadership Faculty

Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future in Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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Earn a Master’s Degree Faster with Our Accelerated Program

With BVU's Plus One program, you can earn your education, special education, or organizational leadership master's within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree. 

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