Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Health Administration
Health care related organizations need administrators who can offer patients and clinical staff effective support and management. If you’re a working adult who wishes to pursue career opportunities in healthcare-related businesses, Gwynedd Mercy University offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program that can help you prepare.
Offered online, this bachelor’s degree completion program allows you to establish a foundation of business administration knowledge while developing communication and critical thinking skills. Grounded in ethical principles, this degree program also includes in-depth examination of topics specific to the health care industry, including public policy, politics, risk management, and more. After graduation, you should be equipped to manage day-to-day operations in a variety of health care settings.
This 120-credit degree completion program, designed for working adults, features an accelerated course format with classes taken one at a time in five-week blocks.
Courses in the Health Administration Degree
The BSBA in Health Administration is designed for students with at least 46 credit hours of previous college experience. You will need to earn a total of 120 credits, including credit from prior study, to graduate.
The core curriculum challenges you to explore the organizational structure of health care institutions and health care delivery. You should develop an understanding of the interrelatedness of psychological, social, cultural and political factors in health care delivery, organizational culture and health care management.
Course topics in this degree completion program include:
- Finance, accounting, and managerial economics
- Risk assessment and management
- Statistical analysis
- Moral, legal, and regulatory considerations in health care
This program includes a seminar in which students can demonstrate mastery of previous courses through analysis of business case studies.
Education That Fits Your Life
At Gwynedd Mercy University, we aim to provide continuing education programs that work with the busy schedules of those in full-time employment. We make pursuing your degree more achievable with flexible online learning options. We also provide practical learning experiences with principles and concepts you can put to use at work immediately—not just after graduation.
Gwynedd Mercy University has always provided students with personal attention from instructors who understand their fields and are dedicated to quality teaching. They’re ready to welcome you into our community of learners who seek to build careers that live out their values.
Who Can Apply
Applicants to this bachelor degree completion program must:
- Have earned at least 46 college credits from a regionally accredited institution
- Provide transcripts showing credits earned and a minimum GPA of 2.0
- Provide a resume demonstrating at least two years’ work experience
- Applicants who do not meet the GPA or work experience requirements may request a review of their application by the Program Director. Acceptance of an application for review does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Take the First Step
Don’t wait: take the first step towards earning your bachelor’s degree in Health Administration today. Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University admissions counselor and find out more about our BSBA in Health Administration.