The Program in Depth

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Healthcare Management with a specialization in Gerontology Management can prepare students for administrative roles in healthcare services with a special interest in the aging population. Added focus is placed on the management of teams that interact with patients who have special medical, social and financial conditions associated with advanced aging.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Interpret and explain concepts effectively in various healthcare organizations and situations
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the aging services industry including nursing care, home healthcare services, retirement communities, delivered services, rehabilitation and therapy facilities, memory care services and assisted living
  • Apply principles of economics and finance to make effective decisions in various healthcare settings for various contemporary healthcare practices and functions
  • Analyze the relationships between costs, quality, and access to healthcare in the U.S.
  • Formulate current operation’s management practices and principles used in the current healthcare environment
  • Evaluate the types of information and information systems capabilities/technology needed by healthcare organizations
  • Evaluate potential ethical and legal conflicts in healthcare related to legislative and regulatory issues affecting healthcare

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Healthcare Management degree with a specialization in Gerontology Management, your classes can include:

Case Management for Gerontology

This course focuses on the social aspects of aging including financial planning, housing, legal concerns, health issues, and family/spousal relationsh...

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare

This course provides a working knowledge of law and ethics in a wide variety of healthcare topics, enabling students to deal with common legal and pra...

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Team Leadership in a Healthcare Environment

This course focuses on the main responsibilities of a manager or supervisor, which is to lead their team and to provide the motivation, information, s...

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Course content subject to change

American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit

AIU’s Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM) with a specialization in Gerontology Administration Management is not programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

A Flexible Degree That Fits Your Life

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