Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

Healthcare Administration Online DegreeThe Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Care Administration provides students with a foundation of knowledge regarding the health care industry. The program prepares students to apply knowledge in a professionally, competent manner to advance in the field of health care as a leader or administrator. Emphasis is placed on building strong communication skills and organizational competence in managing and developing professional standards, procedures, and policies for various institutional health care activities. These leaders should be well organized and attentive to detail. The BS in Health Care Administration does not offer a clinical or infield experience component. Its purpose is to provide a broad educational background to those already working in the health care field.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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Curriculum

Graduates will successfully complete 120 credit hours outlined below
Credit Hours
General Studies Requirements 60
Required General Studies Courses 36
General Studies Electives 24
Major Courses 60
Major Requirements 36
Professional Electives 24
Total 120

Curriculum Details

General Studies Requirements - 60 hrs

Required General Studies 36
Course Number / Description Credit Hours
Humanities and Fine Arts 9
Select a minimum of 3 courses from this area to include  
LSS 1300 - Learning Strategies for Success  
English Composition 6
EH 1010 - English Composition I  
EH 1020 - English Composition II  
Natural Sciences 3
Select a minimum of 1 course from this area  
Mathematics 3
Select a minimum of 1 course from this area  
History 6
Select a minimum of 2 courses from this area  
Social and Behavioral Sciences 9
Select a minimum of 3 courses from this area to include  
BBA 2401 - Macroeconomics  
General Studies Electives 24
Courses can be taken from General Studies or any 2000–3000 level course offered at CSU

Major Courses - 60 hrs
36 hours must be at the 3000-4000 level

Major Requirements 36
Major Requirements - Group A (Required Courses) 30
BHA 3002 - Health Care Management  3
BHA 3801 - Critical Issues in Health Care  3
BHA 3501 - Community Health  3
BBA 3201 - Principles of Marketing  3
BBA 2201 - Principles of Accounting I  3
BHR 3352 - Human Resource Management  3
BHA 4201 - Health Care Law  3
BHA 4053 - Financial Management in Health Care Organizations  3
BBA 3551 - Information Systems Management  3
HCA 4320 - Development and Strategic Planning in Health Care  3
   
Major Requirements - Group B
(Select 2 Courses from the list below or any 3000-4000 level business or BOS course)
6
BBA 3651 - Leadership  3
BHA 3202 - Standards for Health Care Staff  3
BHA 3401 - Health Unit Coordination  3
BHA 4001 - Budgeting in Health Care  3
BHA 4101 - Quantitative Methods for Health Care  3
Professional Electives 24
Any course not previously selected can be used to satisfy this requirement
Total 120 Semester Hours

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