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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Type
Online Bachelor
College
Community Innovation and Education
120 Credit Hours
$179.19 per credit hour
$383.86 per credit hour

The Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration program is an upper-division professional curriculum that focuses on the managerial side of the healthcare industry. The program curriculum is designed to provide students with the necessary industry knowledge and job skills needed by entry-level managers in a variety of healthcare organizations. Program graduates are prepared for entry-level management positions in all types of healthcare organizations, including hospitals, ambulatory care centers, medical group practices, long-term care facilities and home healthcare agencies. This program will also prepare students for study in advanced degrees in health services administration or related disciplines.

The program attracts a diverse student population interested in healthcare management. Students without a background in the healthcare industry are attracted to this major and are able to build a foundation in health services administration in order to enter the industry. Some students who enter the program have clinical work experience such as respiratory therapists, emergency medical technicians, radiographers and medical laboratory technologists, while other students may hold an A.S. degree or a nationally recognized license.


Career Opportunities

  • health information manager
  • health insurance specialist
  • health services administrator
  • human resources administrator
  • nursing home administrator
  • social/community service manager
  • training and development manager