Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Health Sciences - Healthcare Administration

Apply principles of healthy living to improve the lives of others.

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Health Sciences, B.S. – Healthcare Administration Overview

Pursue your career in the rapidly growing field of healthcare administration which combines compassion, business, policy and science to manage the delivery of patient care. With the online B.S. Health Sciences in Healthcare Administration online degree program, you can plan, direct or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, mental health organizations and insurance companies.

Key topics of study for our online healthcare administration degree program include:

  • Contemporary issues in healthcare administration
  • Fundamentals of the United States healthcare system and its various characteristics
  • Laws and regulations that impact the healthcare and public health systems
  • Concepts and issues relevant to healthcare administration in different environments, including hospitals, nursing homes and clinics
  • Managing healthcare operations and employees
  • Finance as practiced in health services organizations
  • Making ethical decisions as a healthcare practitioner
  • Strategic management and planning as related to healthcare organizations

Candidates for the Healthcare Administration Program Include:

  • Transfer students wanting to complete their bachelor’s degree in health
  • Students wanting to advance their career in the health field
  • Those who wish to pursue a specialized master’s degree in healthcare administration
  • Individuals seeking careers at hospitals, insurance companies, clinics, and more

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the characteristics and foundations of the healthcare administration discipline
  • Apply critical problem solving and strategic thinking in analyzing and evaluating issues in healthcare administration
  • Employ effective and professional communication in the healthcare administration discipline
  • Independently analyze and reflect on a chosen health profession’s ethical standards