Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and Policy (BSHMP)

Make better health—and healthcare—a reality for everyone

With a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and Policy (BSHMP), you’ll  earn a both a degree and major in Healthcare Management and Policy. You’ll study the complex economic and political factors affecting an issue that is critical to all of us—our health. And, you’ll be taught by faculty who understand the issues firsthand. Some are conducting pioneering research. Others bring years of professional healthcare experience—learn healthcare law from practicing attorneys, long-term care from the administrator of a 300-bed facility, and strategic planning from a hospital CEO. You’ll graduate with the organizational, managerial, and leadership skills necessary to ensure citizens have access to the health services they need—and the analytical skills to reform healthcare from the inside out.

With this major, our grads have landed jobs with:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Cigna Health Insurance
  • Community Health Network
  • Eli Lilly
  • IU Health
  • Miller’s Health Systems
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Meet a force in the field of healthcare policy

Kosali Simon leans on a study desk.

Kosali Simon, a nationally known expert in healthcare policy and a Herman B Wells Professor at O’Neill. 

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Whether you want to work in the public, private, or nonprofit sector, you should be confident in the education you receive in the Healthcare Management and Policy program.

— Liza Bartlett, Healthcare Management and Policy student