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Online Health Care Degrees

Flexible pathways to a degree or certificate in health care

As the health care industry continues to modernize and expand, leaders capable of navigating these changes are in high demand. Pursuing an online degree or certificate from Methodist University is your first step toward launching or advancing as a skilled health care professional.

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Flexible Online Programs

Study online with flexible programs built for working professionals.

Low Student-Faculty Ratio

Benefit from a low student-faculty ratio and receive the same quality education as on-campus students.

Affordable Tuition

On top of cost-effective tuition and fees, 97% of our students qualify for financial aid.

Employment in health care is expected to grow 13% this decade,1 generating demand for individuals skilled in nursing, health care administration, and leadership. At MU, you have multiple opportunities for higher learning facilitated by expert health care practitioners with your success in mind.
Whether you pursue a certificate or degree program in health care administration, nursing leadership, or nursing education, you can expect to gain high-value knowledge and skills that will help you advance in your career. As an online student, you’ll explore a range of topics in health care and graduate with the hands-on experience necessary to become a leader in your field.

Programs

Online, Asynchronous

3.5 years Duration

124 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • AUPHA-certified curriculum
  • Learn from seasoned health care practitioners
  • Eight-week sessions
  • No application fee

This program prepares graduates to become leaders in health care administration. Explore topics in strategic management, organizational behavior, health care finance, and more under the guidance of expert practitioners. Gain practical experience through an internship, and graduate ready to demonstrate top-tier health care and business skills in a rapidly growing field of work.

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Online, Asynchronous

1-2 years Duration

124 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Convenient online format
  • Learn from seasoned health care practitioners
  • Help with clinical placement
  • No application fee

Advance your education and career with Methodist University’s online RN to BSN program. You’ll build competency in professional practice, leadership, research, health policy, evidence-based practice, pathophysiology, public health, and more. Tailor your program to your professional goals with a specialized elective course – choose between gerontology, women’s health, or critical care. Graduate in as little as one year prepared to excel in the modern health care industry.

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Online

1 year Duration

12 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Full- and part-time scheduling
  • Pursue dual credit with the online MSN
  • Online, asynchronous format
  • No application fee

Methodist University’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education prepares graduates to train the next generation of nurses. In this program, students master education theory, assessment, and curriculum development in preparation to pursue nurse educator certification through the National League for Nursing. A BSN is required for admission.

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Online, Asynchronous

2 semesters Duration

15 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Small student-to-teacher ratio
  • Health care leadership skills
  • Regionally accredited
  • No application fee

Gain specialized leadership skills and graduate ready to lead in the rapidly expanding field of health care administration. In this graduate certificate program from MU, you’ll explore topics in policy, finance, leadership, and more with support from expert faculty members with practitioner experience.

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Online, Asynchronous

18 months Duration

36 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Convenient online format
  • Learn from seasoned health care practitioners
  • No application fee

The health care field is in need of leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the modernization of this expanding industry. Complete MU’s master’s in health administration program to gain expertise in valuable topics including business statistics, strategic management, organizational behavior, health care policy, and more. Graduate ready to pursue roles in middle- and senior-level health care leadership.

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Online

2 years Duration

36 Credits

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Program Benefits

  • Flexible online format
  • Full-and part-time scheduling available
  • Pursue dual credit with Nursing Education Certificate
  • No application fee

In Methodist University’s MSN program, you’ll gain expertise in evidence-based practice, strategic management, global health, and policy to become a transformational leader in health care. Complete your master’s degree in as little as two years to become a competitive candidate for top positions in nursing. A BSN degree is required for admission.

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What can I do with an undergraduate degree or certificate in health care?

Methodist University’s undergraduate programs are built to prepare graduates to excel in the field of health care. By completing your bachelor’s degree or certificate, you’ll be eligible to enter a variety of lucrative, in-demand professions and make lasting contributions to patient care.

What can I do with a graduate degree or certificate in health care?

Completing a graduate degree or certificate in health care at Methodist University prepares you to become a leader in today’s complex health care environment. With expertise in nursing or health care administration, you’ll be poised to take the next step in your career and compete for top positions in this expanding industry.

  • Nurse Educator: $79,117 per year 5
  • Health Care Consultant: $80,136 per year6
  • Training and Development Manager: $120,130 per year7
  • Chief Nursing Officer: $135,223 per year8

Career Outlook Statistics

13% Industry growth this decade1

2 million New jobs by 20311

$75,040 Median salary for health care professions1

Sources

  1. “Healthcare Occupations.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.bls.gov.”
  2. “Social and Community Service Managers.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.bls.gov.”
  3. “Registered Nurses.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.bls.gov.”
  4. “Medical and Health Services Managers.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.bls.gov.”.
  5. “Average Nurse Educator Salary.” PayScale. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.payscale.com/.”
  6. “Average Healthcare Consultant Salary.” PayScale. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.payscale.com/.”
  7. “Training and Development Managers.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.bls.gov.”
  8. “Average Chief Nursing Officer Salary.” PayScale. Retrieved on September 12, 2022 from “https://www.payscale.com/.”