This professional Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration degree program equips students for entry-level supervisory roles in health care organizations. Ideal candidates for this program are students looking for career entry in health care administration and those looking to advance from clinical or technical roles to supervisory roles. The program emphasizes both the conceptual and analytical skills required to manage in contemporary health care organizations. The program also prepares students who wish to eventually seek their master's degree in order to obtain senior health care executive positions. The curriculum features investigative and experimental opportunities in project management, teamwork, and leadership.
Students of this program will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the health care organization, strategic management and decision-making, finance, human resources, marketing, information management, and quality improvement. In addition, the impact of various dynamics, including regulatory, legal, ethical and public policy, are explored. Graduates of this program are prepared for administrative positions in hospitals, long-term care, outpatient facilities, physician offices, mental health organizations, insurance companies, public health agencies, and other types of health organizations.