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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
Health Administration
 


Our Health Administration bachelor's degree offers you the knowledge and skills to succeed as a leader in healthcare administration. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22% growth in the profession through 2020, compared to a 14% average for other occupations. In addition, the aging population is creating a high demand for administrators across the country to manage an increasing number of healthcare professionals and facilities. 

 

DISCOVER


  • Flexible course delivery formats are available in a face-to-face settings, online or through independent study
  • Learn from our experienced instructors who thoroughly understand the industry
  • Our graduates report high rates of satisfaction with the curriculum and program
  • Our program is certified through the Association of University Programs in Health Administration

LEARN


The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration will focus on core competencies that will help guide you into leadership positions, including:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Critical and creative thinking 
  • Professionalism and leadership
  • Organizational awareness and governance
  • Community awareness
  • Human resource management
  • Financial management
  • Information technology management
  • Performance improvement
  • Quality management
ACHIEVE

As a Bachelor of Science graduate in Health Administration, you'll be able to work in a variety of high demand and growing healthcare settings, such as:

  • Clinics, hospitals and physician practices
  • Consulting firms and healthcare associations
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Universities and research institutions 
  • Nursing and skilled nursing facilities 
  • Mental health organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation centers

The average starting salary for this degree varies greatly depending on location, experience level and choice of employment. 


 


COURSE LAYOUT

before you begin, get to know what courses will be required for this degree  


  • Prerequisites


    • HTHS 1101: Medical Terminology (2) 
    • HAS 3000: The Healthcare System (3) 
    • ACTG 2010: Survey of Accounting I (3)

    • HTHS 1110 LS: Integrated Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4) 
    • HTHS 1111: Integrated Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4) 

    OR

    • ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • ZOOL 2200 LS: Human Physiology (4) 

    OR

    • ZOOL 1020 LS: Human Biology (3)

    • ECON 1010 SS: Economics Social Science (3) OR ECON 2010 SS: Principles of Microeconomics (3)

     

    Total credit hours: 14-20 

    TIP: Students with no college experience may be more successful if they take their first course or two (such as HTHS 1110) in a traditional campus setting face-to-face before beginning their online courses.

  • Core Requirements


    • HAS 3010: Professionalism in Healthcare (3) 
    • HAS 3020: Healthcare Marketing (3) 
    • HAS 3150: Introduction to Public Health (3) 
    • HAS 3230: Healthcare Communications (3) 
    • HAS 3240: Human Resource Development in Healthcare (3) 
    • HAS 3260: Healthcare Leadership & Management (3) 
    • HAS 3750: Healthcare Financial Administration (3) 
    • HAS 4320: Healthcare Economics & Policy (3)
    • HAS 4400: Legal & Ethical Aspects of Health Administration (3) 
    • HAS 4741: Senior Seminar Capstone (3)
    • HAS 4860 INT: Practicum/Internship (2-6) (3 or 6 credit hours required) 
    • HIM 2330: Healthcare Reimbursement (2) 
    • HIM 3000: Health Informatics (3) 
    • HIM 3200: Epidemiology & Biostatistics (3) 
    • HIM 3300: Introduction to Quality Improvement in Healthcare (3)

     

    Total credit hours: 44-47

  • Elective Courses


    • HAS 3190: Cultural Diversity in Patient Education (3) 
    • HAS 4160: Medical Practice Management (3) 
    • HAS 4410: Clinical Instructional Design & Evaluation (3) 
    • HAS 4420: Clinical Instructional Skills (3) 
    • HAS 4520: Long-Term Care Administration (3)
    • HAS 4525: Post Acute Care Operations (3)
    • HAS 4620: International Health & Healthcare (3)
    • HAS 4800: Individual Study (1-3)
    • HAS 4850: Study Aboard (1-6)
    • HAS 4990: Seminar (1)
    • HIM 3550: Healthcare Data Analytics (3)
    • HIM 3610: Advanced Principles of Revenue Cycle Management (3) 
    • HTHS 2230: Introductory Pathophysiology (3)

     

    6 credit hours are required for the program

    View the full course catalog for more details.


YOUR PURSUIT STARTS HERE

meet with our faculty advisor and get started today! 


Visit our admissions page and start your online application today.

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We are here to help you! If you have questions or are interested in learning more about our Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration please connect with us today and start pursing your dream tomorrow! 

Cory Moss

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Last name A-E Advisor

cmoss@weber.edu
801-626-7237

Interprofessional Education Building, room 224

Brian Cottle

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Last name F-L Advisor

briancottle@weber.edu 
801-626-7298

Interprofessional Education Building, room 219

Lindsay Garr

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Last name M-S Advisor

lgarr@weber.edu
801-626-7221

Interprofessional Education Building, room 218

Jason Riegert

Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Last name T-Z Advisor

jasonriegert@weber.edu
801-626-7254

Interprofessional Education Building, room 221


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