Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

The Bachelor of Science 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. This degree 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.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to analyze the ethics of professional and organizational standards affecting customer relationships in healthcare organizations.
  2. Students will be able to consider management theory to evaluate shared vision and management of a healthcare organization's strategic goals.
  3. Students will be able to examine the impact of leadership styles, political trends, and cultural and societal forces on management within the healthcare system.
  4. Students will be able to apply business principles, including systems thinking, to the healthcare environment; basic business principles include (a) financial management, (b) human resource management, (c) organizational dynamics and governance, (d) strategic planning and marketing, (e) health information management, (f) risk management, and (g) quality improvement.

Waldorf University, CSU's sister institution, also offers Health Care Management programs. Visit to learn more.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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