Health Care Management

Career Choices in Health Care Management

What Can I Do With This Major?

Each of the IU South Bend Leighton School of Business alumni listed below have a degree in Health Care Management.  Each are at different points in their career—some are just starting out, some have years of experience.

While everyone’s career path is unique, you can learn more about how your career in health care management might look after you graduate by reviewing these Leighton School alumni’s Linkedin profiles:

See what other alumni do by visiting:

Join the IU South Bend Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics LinkedIn group.

How to list this degree on your resume

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

Bachelor Degree Requirements

Examples of Jobs in This Field

Below are a few examples of jobs you can get with a health care management degree.  You can learn about other jobs in health care here.

Examples of Detailed Job Descriptions

In addition to earning a degree, you’ll also need experience.

Many employers will consider class projects, internships, part-time jobs, and volunteer positions you held while attending college as relevant experience.

Early in your college career, study job descriptions to determine what experiences you will need on your resume to qualify for the job you desire after graduation. You’ll have more time to acquire these experiences before you graduate and begin applying for positions in the field. The Leighton Career Planning Office can help.

Below are some examples of health care management job descriptions. Some of the duties may be unfamiliar to you now. Do not worry, you’ll understand more as you take classes and progress in the major.

  • Assist managers in designing and executing specialty programs such as Telehealth, medication setup/refill programs in order to create exceptional customer experiences
  • Set up new patients' profiles in the data system, analyze specific needs and assign suitable home health aides and medical providers
  • Manage and organize schedules for home health aides to assist patients and visiting nurses
  • Mediate between patients, home health aides and medical providers, and documented necessary situations
  • Maintained detailed patient medical records, including patients' health status and diet and provided updated reports to medical provider in compliance with HIPAA requirements
  • Reviewed the performance of home health aides to improve the utilization service
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree, detailed knowledge of HIPAA regulations, three years of customer service experience, demonstrated sensitivity in working with children/adolescents and their families, access to reliable transportation, driver’s license. Bilingual skills (especially Spanish) a preferred

  • Perform duties of hospital administration including department oversight and functioning as the hospital administrator-on-call
  • Prepare feasibility studies
  • Publish hospital-wide communications
  • Address patient complaints and issues of risk management
  • Manage hospital marketing campaigns and seasonal promotions
  • Create patient procedure estimates and client payment plans
  • Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in health care administration (or related field), experience with Epic Software System (or similar system), ability to work well under pressure, ability to maintain confidentiality (HIPPA).  Employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screening

Student Organizations

Professional Organizations

Listings in this section are not meant to be endorsements of the organizations by the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics.  Listings are meant for informational purposes only.

There may be additional professional organizations related to this major on the international, national, state and local levels. Do an internet search to find more opportunities. 

Professional Development Opportunities 

There may be additional professional development opportunities on the international, national, state and local levels. Do an internet search to discover more options.

Job and Internship Boards

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