Free Online Healthcare Management Courses from Top Universities

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Students can find free healthcare management courses from top universities like John Hopkins University and Open University. A variety of topics that deal with providing, managing, and evaluating healthcare are covered.
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Free Healthcare Management Courses

Individuals interested in learning about healthcare management without the expense of paying for classes can find several free courses available from prominent universities. A range of topics are covered, such as those dealing with long term care, patient care and managed care.

Johns Hopkins University

Several classes on healthcare management (HR) topics are offered through JHSPHOpen courseware. Courses teach students about managed care and health insurance plans, evaluation, management and regulation. Students also complete an examination of cost-effectiveness studies and learn about planning and organizing elderly care systems.

Open University

Several introductory classes on HR management issues are offered through the university's OpenLearn program. Many classes focus on the importance of care, such as moral dilemmas and care boundaries, care in the family, how environment can be used in care settings, and how to help people deal with present-day situations and feelings. Students who sign up with OpenLearn can also complete a study of Lennox Castle Hospital in Scotland, which explores issues raised by Howard Mitchell.

Free Online Healthcare Management Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Managed Care and Health Insurance course from John Hopkins University Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Understanding Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care course from John Hopkins University Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Managing Long-Term Care Services for Aging Populations course from John Hopkins University Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Caring in Hospitals course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Lennox Castle Hospital course from Open University Undergraduate Text, Video Yes No Yes
The Meaning of Home course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
The Boundaries of Care course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Life Stories course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Caring: A Family Affair course from Open University Undergraduate Text, Audio Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Health Care Management
      • Master of Healthcare Admin
      • Master: Management/Health Care Mgmt
      • Master of Health Informatics
      • Master of Health Information Management
      • MS in Nursing
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
      • Bachelor: Health Science
      • BS in Health Information Management
    Certificate
      • Medical Office Administration Certificate
      • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
      • Master of Public Administration - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Southern Careers Institute

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Health Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
      • MS - Healthcare Admin and Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Healthcare Admin and Management

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Kaplan University

  • MBA: Health Care Management
  • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
  • Medical Office Administration Certificate

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management

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Southern Careers Institute

  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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Queens University of Charlotte

  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Health Administration

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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
  • MS - Healthcare Admin and Management
  • BS - Healthcare Admin and Management

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