Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Program

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Program Details

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration (BSHCA) program is intended to develop critical thinking abilities, communication competence, and leadership capacity with an advanced understanding of health care management services and delivery. A health care professional entering the program will:
  1. develop strategies to analyze behavioral, ethical, and cultural trends that impact management in health care systems with diverse populations,
  2. demonstrate the ability to evaluate ethical, legal, and regulatory policies, and
  3. demonstrate a mastery of core business theories as applied to health care systems.

Program Requirements

Students looking to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration program must:
  • possess a high school diploma or recognized equivalency
  • have completed a total of 64 semester credits at the postsecondary level (must include 14 general education credits, 26 technical credits and 24 related credits.)
For more information on eligibility requirements, please contact us.

How Long is the Program?

Program Length: Approximately 15 months

Is the Program Available Online?

All classes are taught 100% online, allowing you to balance school, career and personal commitments.

Curriculum: What Classes Do I Need to Take to Earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration?

Here are just a few classes you will take during the BSHCA program:
  • Leadership in Health Care Management
  • Managing Emergency Response Operations
  • Health Care Policy
  • Introduction to Public and Community Health


Program Outline
    Theory Lab Extern Credits
Transfer of Credit (14 general education, 26 health science, 24 related credits) - - - 64.0
Transfer Totals - - - 64.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CPT 301 Microcomputer Applications 45 - - 3.0
ENG 310 Technical Writing 45 - - 3.0
BUS 215 Basic Accounting 60 - - 4.0
HCA 310 Health Care Law and Compliance 45 - - 3.0
Semester I Total 195 - - 13.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
SOC 325 Culture and Human Diversity 45 - - 3.0
PHI 301 Critical Thinking 45 - - 3.0
HCA 430 Patient Information and Management 45 - - 3.0
HCA 325 Leadership in Health Care Management 45 - - 3.0
BUS 210 Introduction to Marketing 45 - - 3.0
Semester II Total 225 - - 15.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
MTH 311 Research Methods 45 - - 3.0
HCA 410 Long-Term Care 60 - - 4.0
HCA 420 Managing Emergency Response Operations 60 - - 4.0
HCA 440 Health Care Policy 45 - - 3.0
Semester III Total 210 - - 14.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
HCA 450 Health Insurance Reimbursement 45 - - 3.0
HCA 460 Introduction to Public Community Health 45 - - 3.0
HCA 470 Quality Management 45 - - 3.0
HCA 490 Professional Capstone 75 - - 5.0
Semester IV Total 210 - - 14.0
Semester I, II, III & IV Totals 840 - - 56.0
Program Total with Block Transfer   - - 120.0

 
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