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
      • Master: Nursing/Nurse Administrator
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
      • Health Information Management
      • Bachelor: Health Science
      • BS in Health Information Management
    Certificate
      • Medical Office Administration
      • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. - Health Care Admin
    Bachelor's
      • BA/Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems
      • BS/Health Information Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Health Care Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: BS Mgt. & Healthcare Mgt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Mgt. & Human Resources
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting & Healthcare Mgmt.
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Health Information Management
    Associate's
      • Associate: Healthcare Management
      • Associate: Health Information Management
      • Associate of Science - Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist
    Certificate
      • Diploma: Medical Office Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
    Master's
      • MS - Healthcare Management
      • MBA: Health Care Management
      • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
      • MS - Healthcare Management - Informatics
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Health Care Management
      • BS - Business Administration - Health Care Management
      • B.S. - Health Care Management - Health Informatics
  • Online Programs Available
    5. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
  • 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
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Health Care Admin
      • PhD in Business Admin - Health Care Admin
    Master's
      • MBA - Health Care Admin
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Master's
      • MBA: Health Systems Management
      • Master of Public Administration - Health Care Management
      • MS in Health Care Administration
      • MS in Health Care Informatics
      • MS in Nursing: Health Care Informatics
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Health Care Administration
      • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
  • Campus and Online Programs
    9. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Health Services Management
    Associate's
      • Associate: Medical Office Admin.
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Utica College

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Health Care Management
      • Masters in Health Care Administration
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Acute Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Long Term Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Service Organization

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

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Ashford University

  • M.A. - Health Care Admin
  • BA/Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems
  • BS/Health Information Management

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Herzing University

  • MBA: Health Care Management
  • Bachelor: Health Information Management
  • Associate: Healthcare Management
  • Diploma: Medical Office Admin

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
  • MS - Healthcare Management
  • B.S. - Health Care Management

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management

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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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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Health Care Admin
  • PhD in Business Admin - Health Care Admin
  • MBA - Health Care Admin
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration

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Grand Canyon University

  • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • MBA: Health Systems Management
  • BS in Health Care Administration

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