Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM)

Average Time to Complete On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the degree in just over 3 years.

About the Program

UVA | Bachelor’s | Online – The UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies’ Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM) degree prepares individuals with technical backgrounds in emergency medical services, health information management, medical laboratory technology, occupational and physical therapy assistant, radiography, respiratory therapy, and sonography and other eligible allied healthcare fields to assume entry-level roles in health care management and leadership.

Individuals transfer to UVA as third-year students and complete at least 60 credit hours at UVA to earn the BPHM degree.

Career Paths

  • Health Care Management
  • Graduate or professional degrees in health sciences management, business, or education

Courses & Requirements

120 credits: 60 transferrable credits + 60 credits from UVA | Course Checklist

The curriculum of the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM) includes 120 credit hours of required and elective courses, consisting of general education, health science technical requirements and electives, major core requirements, and advanced (restricted) electives.

Asynchronous online courses can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Please see Current Term Classes for details.

Cost & Financial Aid

Estimated cost of degree:*

$31,560 (same in-state and out-of-state)

*Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

More information.

Eligible for Active Duty Military Rate of $250 per credit hour (in state and out of state) for online courses.


Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Students can easily access the resources available to them through the Student Portal, where they will find academic resources and policies, information about UVA and Charlottesville, how to pay for a class, or set up their email accounts. Answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Portal.

How to Apply

Formal application and admission instructions, contact information, application deadlines, and mailing addresses for transcripts, are available online. Detailed admissions information for this program is available here.

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