2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Healthcare Management Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

Ranked by affordability, these 24 schools all offer online low-cost master's degrees in healthcare management. At #1, California Coast University offers an online M.B.A. Health Care Management for only $4,485 per year. Southeast Missouri State University comes in second place, with an affordable tuition rate of $5,475 per year. The average tuition of all of these colleges and universities is $8,419.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in healthcare management degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 California Coast University $4,485
# 2 #2 Southeast Missouri State University $5,475
# 3 #3 Columbia Southern University $5,670
# 4 #4 Western Governors University $6,450
# 5 #5 Spalding University $7,310
# 6 #6 Fayetteville State University $7,583
# 7 #7 University of North Alabama $8,075
# 8 #8 Grantham University $9,145
# 9 #9 Fitchburg State University $8,250
# 10 #10 Oklahoma Wesleyan University $8,480
# 11 #11 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth $8,595
# 12 #12 Campbellsville University $8,622
# 13 #13 West Texas A&M University $8,815
# 14 #14 Touro University Worldwide $9,000
# 15 #15 Freed-Hardeman University $9,150
# 16 #16 Fort Hays State University $9,200
# 17 #17 Indiana Institute of Technology $9,270
# 18 #18 University of Pikeville $9,450
# 19 #19 Ohio Christian University $9,540
# 20 #20 University of Indianapolis $9,648
# 21 #21 Union Institute & University $9,810
# 22 #22 Purdue University Global $10,080
# 23 #23 Friends University $10,215
# 24 #24 Morehead State University $10,260
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $4,485
Annual Tuition: $4,485
Annual Tuition: $4,485
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • School Accreditation: DEAC

Example Classes: Ethical and Legal Issues for Health Care Professionals, Health Care in America, Multicultural Health Care, Organizational Behavior in Health Care

#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $5,475
Annual Tuition: $5,475
Annual Tuition: $5,475
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,223
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 481
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (573) 651-2000

Example Classes: Applied Human Resource Management, Health Admin Policy, Healthcare Budgeting and Reimbursement, Healthcare Risk Management, Marketing for Health Services Organizations, Organizational Behavior in Practice

#3
#3

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach (AL)
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 22%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 14,364
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,670
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Phone #: (251) 981-3771 x1278

Example Classes: Advanced Health Care Management, Health Care Financial Management, Health Resources and Policy Analysis, Legal Foundations of Health Care

#4
#4

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City (UT)
Annual Tuition: $6,450
Annual Tuition: $6,450
Annual Tuition: $6,450
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
  • Graduation Rate: 21%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 98,630
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 37,509
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (801) 274-3280

Example Classes: Analytical Methods of Health Leaders, Challenges in Community Healthcare, Healthcare Information Technology, Innovative Solutions in Health Leadership, Population Healthcare Coordination, Quality Improvement in Healthcare

#5
#5

Spalding University

Louisville (KY)
Annual Tuition: $7,310
Annual Tuition: $7,310
Annual Tuition: $7,310
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 90
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 44
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (502) 585-9911

Example Classes: Communicating Essential Financial Information, Healthcare and Human Resources, Healthcare Policy and Regulation, Strategic Planning and Implementation

#6
#6

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville (NC)
Annual Tuition: $7,583
Annual Tuition: $7,583
Annual Tuition: $7,583
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 34%
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Average SATs: 870 -1010
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,714
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 603
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (910) 672-1111

Example Classes: Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care, Health Care Finance and Control, Health Services Marketing, Human Resources for Health Care, Managed Care and the American Healthcare Systems, Managing and Measuring Quality Outcomes

#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $8,075
Annual Tuition: $8,075
Annual Tuition: $8,075
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Average SATs: 1015 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 700
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,331
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (256) 765-4100

Example Classes: Analytical Tools for Strategic Decision Making, Issues in Health Care Management, Marketing for Health Care Management, Strategic Planning for Health Care Management

#8
#8

Grantham University

Kansas City (KS)
Annual Tuition: $9,145
Annual Tuition: $9,145
Annual Tuition: $9,145
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 22%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,896
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,183
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Phone #: (800) 955-2527

Example Classes: Clinical and Administrative Systems, Healthcare Finance and Economics, Healthcare Information Resources Management, Information Security and Privacy in Healthcare Environments, Legal and Ethical Issues of Healthcare Management

#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $8,250
Annual Tuition: $8,250
Annual Tuition: $8,250
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 385
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,402
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (978) 345-2151

Example Classes: Financial Issues in Healthcare, Healthcare Marketing, Marketing Management, Policy, Legal and Ethical Issues

#10
#10

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville (OK)
Annual Tuition: $8,480
Annual Tuition: $8,480
Annual Tuition: $8,480
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 39%
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 186
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 116
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (918) 333-6151

Example Classes: Business Ethics and Leadership, Health Informatics and Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Systems

#11
#11
Annual Tuition: $8,595
Annual Tuition: $8,595
Annual Tuition: $8,595
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 59%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 695
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 502
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (508) 999-8000

Example Classes: Healthcare Economics and Managing Healthcare Finances, Lean Operations in Health Care, Managing Projects for Healthcare, Managing Supply Chains in Healthcare, Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Healthcare Organizations, The US Health Care Delivery System

#12
#12

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville (KY)
Annual Tuition: $8,622
Annual Tuition: $8,622
Annual Tuition: $8,622
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 36%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 913
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 944
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (270) 789-5000 x5000

Example Classes: Health Finance, Healthcare Marketing, Healthcare Policy

#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $8,815
Annual Tuition: $8,815
Annual Tuition: $8,815
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,356
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,039
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (806) 651-0000

Example Classes: Accounting in Health Care Organizations, Business Communication for Health Care Managers, Financial Management of Biotechnology and Health Care, Health Care Marketing and Public Relations, Legal Aspects of Health Care, Planning for IT in Health Care

#14
#14

Touro University Worldwide

Los Angeles (CA)
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 100%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 466
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,414
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Phone #: (818) 575-6800

Example Classes: Best Practices in Hospital Management, Effective Management of Medical Practice, Health Care Ethical and Legal Issues, Health Care Systems, Quality Assurance in Health Care

#15
#15

Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson (TN)
Annual Tuition: $9,150
Annual Tuition: $9,150
Annual Tuition: $9,150
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 42
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 270
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (800) 348-3481

Example Classes: Healthcare Information Systems, Integrated Healthcare Administration Experience, Total Quality Management in Healthcare, U.S. Healthcare System

#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $9,200
Annual Tuition: $9,200
Annual Tuition: $9,200
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 4,411
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,453
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (785) 628-4000

Example Classes: Administration Management in Health Care Organizations, Complexity in Healthcare Organizations, Global Health, Health Promotion Programming, Legal Issues in Health Care

#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $9,270
Annual Tuition: $9,270
Annual Tuition: $9,270
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 37%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 12
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 519
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 937-2448

Example Classes: Business Policy and Strategy, Health Care Law, Health Care Operations & Quality, Health Care Policy & Ethics

#18
#18

University of Pikeville

Pikeville (KY)
Annual Tuition: $9,450
Annual Tuition: $9,450
Annual Tuition: $9,450
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 24
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 56
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (606) 218-5250

Example Classes: Ethics in Management, Healthcare IT, Healthcare Law and Policy

#19
#19

Ohio Christian University

Circleville (OH)
Annual Tuition: $9,540
Annual Tuition: $9,540
Annual Tuition: $9,540
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 32%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,264
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 246
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (740) 474-8896

Example Classes: Healthcare Legal and Regulatory Climates, Modern Healthcare Industry, Trends in Healthcare

#20
#20

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis (IN)
Annual Tuition: $9,648
Annual Tuition: $9,648
Annual Tuition: $9,648
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 48
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 263
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (317) 788-3368

Example Classes: Federal Regulatory Standards in Community-Based/Home Care, Integrated Health Care Systems, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging, Legal and Ethical Issues in Client-Centered Care, Managing Quality in Health Care, The US Health Care System

#21
#21
Annual Tuition: $9,810
Annual Tuition: $9,810
Annual Tuition: $9,810
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 507
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 106
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 861-6400

Example Classes: Big Data: Role & Purpose, EHR & Information Systems, Ethics in Health Care Settings, Health Care Policy/Advocacy, Marketing and Communication/Disruptive Innovation Technology, Organizational Research, Analytics and Innovative Solution Building

#22
#22

Purdue University Global

Indianapolis (IN)
Annual Tuition: $10,080
Annual Tuition: $10,080
Annual Tuition: $10,080
  • Online Degrees: 5
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 28,447
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 9,331
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (317) 208-5311

Example Classes: Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes, Health Care Marketing, Health Care Operations and Quality Assessment, Health Policy, Public Health Leadership and Administration, Strategic Human Resource Management

#23
#23

Friends University

Wichita (KS)
Annual Tuition: $10,215
Annual Tuition: $10,215
Annual Tuition: $10,215
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 48%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 187
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 148
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (316) 295-5000

Example Classes: Contemporary Issues in Aging Services, Managing Complex Healthcare Systems, Quality Management in Health Care Organizations, Risk Management and Decision Making, Strategic Planning and Performance Analytics in Healthcare

#24
#24
Annual Tuition: $10,260
Annual Tuition: $10,260
Annual Tuition: $10,260
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Average SATs: 948 -1223
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 724
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 587
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (606) 783-2000

Example Classes: Community Partner Clinical Placements, Directed Research in Health Systems Management, Health Information Technology and Clinical Transformation, Healthcare Leadership and Ethics, Healthcare Public Policy, Trends in the Healthcare Industry