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. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSHS in Clinical Research Administration
      • MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research
      • MSHS in Regulatory Affairs
      • MSHS Clinical Operations & Healthcare Management
      • MSHS in Biomedical Informatics
    Bachelor's
      • Dual Degree: BSHS in Clinical Research Administration/MSHS in Regulatory Affairs
      • BSHS in Biomedical Informatics
      • BSHS in Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. 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
      • M.A. in Law - Health Care Law
      • Master of Public Administration - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
      • B.S. in Professional Studies - Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Master's
      • MBA: Health Systems Management
      • MS in Health Care Administration
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Health Care Administration
      • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University Global

    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
      • BS in Health Information Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Health Care Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS: Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Independence University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Health Administration (MS)
    Bachelor's
      • Health Information Management (BS)
  • Campus and Online Programs
    8. Laurus College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Medical Billing and Coding (Occupational Associate)
  • Online Programs Available
    9. 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
    10. University of Saint Francis

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Administration

Featured Schools

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

The George Washington University

  • MSHS in Clinical Research Administration
  • MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research
  • Dual Degree: BSHS in Clinical Research Administration/MSHS in Regulatory Affairs
  • BSHS in Biomedical Informatics

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American University

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Management

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

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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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Purdue University Global

  • MBA: Health Care Management
  • Master of Healthcare Admin
  • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
  • BS in Health Information Management

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Saint Leo University

  • MBA: Health Care Management
  • BS: Healthcare Administration

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Independence University

  • Health Administration (MS)
  • Health Information Management (BS)

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Laurus College

  • Medical Billing and Coding (Occupational Associate)

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