Healthcare Leadership (B.A.)

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The Autumn 2020 Healthcare Leadership Application is Closed

The Autumn 2021 application will open on September 1st, 2020



The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Healthcare Leadership is for students who wish to pursue a career in a leadership role. In addition to hospitals and long-term care facilities, graduates with a healthcare leadership degree are employed by insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies as well as governmental positions that focus on public health and policy issues.

Prospective UW Tacoma Students

Potential applicants are encouraged to meet with an admissions advisor prior to applying. During the admissions process, admission advisors help match interests to the appropriate program of study, assist in successfully navigating the application process, and direct potential students to useful campus resources such as financial aid. They can also review transcripts and determine whether additional coursework is necessary for admission.

Current UW Tacoma Students

When exploring potential majors, academic advisors in the University Advising Center help pre-major students clarify major requirements and navigate the process for declaring a major.

Full-time or Part-time Study

The HCL program admits students in autumn quarter only. The program can be completed in two years as a full-time student (5-15 credits per quarter, including summer quarter) or on a part-time plan in no less than three years (5 to 10 credits per quarter, including summer quarter). Students who plan to work while attending UW Tacoma are strongly encouraged to attend part-time or complete required electives before beginning their required coursework.

Campus Tours and Information Sessions

The Office of Admissions provides campus tours and information sessions for potential UW Tacoma undergraduate students. Please see "Campus Visit" for additional information.


See Admission Requirements

Prospective Student Planning Guide