Seize Your Opportunity for a Rewarding Career in Healthcare

Apply By: 8/12/2022

Classes Start: 8/15/2022

From healthcare management and strategic administration to nursing and psychology, healthcare professionals are at the forefront of improving health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities. Our career-focused, affordable degree programs will empower you to fulfill the much-needed demand for ethical healthcare experts while you grow both personally and professionally. You’ll be welcomed into a supportive educational community led by experienced faculty members who know what it takes to serve as a confident healthcare leader who transforms lives.

Top Programs

BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Whether you’re looking to go on to graduate nursing studies or upskill your capabilities for a more fulfilling career, the RN to BSN program will empower you to traverse your road to impact with top-quality nursing education.

BS in Health Care Management

The BS in Health Care Management prepares you with the accounting, finance, policymaking, and management skills to become a healthcare business leader in your community.

BS in Occupational Health and Safety Management

The BS in Management gives you the tools to pursue leadership opportunities in a variety of business fields, offering in-depth courses in accounting, finance, management, information systems, global business, production theory, and marketing.

Growth in the Healthcare Industry

No industry presents greater career growth opportunities than healthcare. At Athens State University, you can get an affordable, high-quality healthcare education that equips you with the in-demand skills to make an impact and elevate your career potential.

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Strategic Healthcare Management and Administration

Format: Online
Cost per credit: $348 (plus fees)
Credits: 30

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management

Format: Online
Cost per credit: $241 (plus fees)
Credits: 124

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Format: Online
Cost per credit: $241 (plus fees)
Credits: 124

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Format: Online
Cost per credit: $241 (plus fees)
Credits: 124

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Format: Online
Cost per credit: $241 (plus fees)
Credits: 124

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I switch majors within the College of Business after I’ve enrolled in classes?

Definitely. As a university that caters to transfer students, Athens State is committed to giving students the opportunity to finish the degree that is best for them, and that includes making it possible for students to transfer programs while enrolled at Athens State.

Once I’ve enrolled in an online program, can I switch to an on-campus degree?

Yes. We want to make sure that you’re getting the education that best fits your lifestyle. If you realize on-campus learning is a better option for you, we’ll do our best to accommodate your transition.

If I’m taking an online course from outside Alabama that requires an internship or fieldwork, can I complete that fieldwork in my state?

Yes! Many of our online healthcare programs do require some sort of in-person fieldwork. We encourage you to complete those assignments in your community.

Does Athens State offer any career pipelines or connections with potential employers?

Athens State is proud to maintain strong relationships with local and regional employers to help provide a clear school-to-career pathway. Our faculty members also leverage their extensive industry experience and connections to help students network with potential employers. You’ll also have access to Athens State’s Career Development Center, which provides resources in connecting students with employers and assists in pairing them with careers.