Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

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Learn how to best serve your community as a leader in health care by earning a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration. As a student, you’ll familiarize yourself with the different types of operations within a health care setting, including budgeting, quality improvement, public relations and how to ethically approach certain situations. The curriculum offers basic business courses in finance, accounting and more, so you can excel in both a hospital and private practice. Our Healthcare Administration program will equip you with the tools and skills you need to advance your career and adapt to the rapidly changing world of health care. 

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall, spring, summer 
Class type: Online
Location: Online 

Student opportunities

  • Gain a firm knowledge of health care delivery systems 
  • Learn how to recognize important external and internal factors and trends that affect the health care industry
  • Become prepared in assessing current health care policies and making changes as needed
  • Understand the legal and regulatory environment in health care and its implications for managers in the field 
  • Develop the problem solving and leadership skills needed to manage resources in health care settings 

Potential careers

  • Hospital administrator
  • Nursing home administrator 
  • Clinical manager
  • Health insurance specialist 
  • Health care entrepreneur 
  • Human resources manager
  • Director of patient care services 
  • Director of nursing
  • Lab facility manager 

Have questions? 

Contact Chad Holloway, assistant professor of healthcare administration,

at or 770-538-4714.

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