The McKendrean Magazine - Summer 2022

Stand out from the Crowd with McKendree’s All-New Healthcare Management Degree!

Students wishing to become strong leaders and make a difference in the area of healthcare may now earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management through McKendree University! This all-new degree is designed to fulfill the educational needs for skilled managers in healthcare by providing students the opportunity to apply management skills and strategies unique to the healthcare industry.

Students can tailor their healthcare management degree to their specific interests by choosing elective courses that will benefit their future practice, including psychology, management, business and more. McKendree also offers qualified applicants the opportunity to earn both a Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management and a Master of Health Administration (MHA) in five years with an HCM/MHA 4+1 option. Students can earn their bachelor’s degree in up to four years and make a smooth transition enrolling in graduate school full-time and complete their MHA degree in their fifth year.

“We are so excited to now be offering this degree,” said Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe ’92, director of DNP programs, chair of the Division of Nursing, and professor of nursing. “This program will prepare our future healthcare leaders utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Additionally, this versatile degree will help our students stand out as attractive applicants and highly-valued employees.”