Bachelor of Science in Health Administration

The business of health care is fast growing, challenging and rewarding. It’s the place for professionals who are focused on improving the quality of the health care system and want to lead in an industry that will continue to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of health administration jobs will increase 16% between 2008 and 2018.

Industry-specific knowledge...

When you enroll in our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program, you’ll have the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive knowledge base that’s focused on the industry and that has immediate real world application.

In addition to exploring regulatory issues, insurance reimbursement and business strategies, and standards specific to health care management, you’ll have an opportunity to improve critical thinking and research-based decision-making skills. You’ll also explore communication and performance development strategies.

...delivered by industry experts

Our 1,400 health administration faculty members have work experience in the subjects that they teach. Many are CEOs, CFOs and Directors of Operations. You’ll get true examples of how the business of health care works, so your education at University of Phoenix will put you ahead of the field.

Degree Concentrations

Choose to focus your health administration studies in four dynamic areas:

If you’re dedicated to transforming lives through the business of health care, we have the tools to help you. And ambitious people are acting… in 2010 we had 53% more BSHA graduates than we did in 2009. Speak with an enrollment advisor today and find out how University of Phoenix can help prepare you to lead in the business of health care.

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Find your opportunity

There’s more to health care than direct patient care. Watch this video to learn how we help you develop the skills needed to explore your opportunities.

Health care is more than the doctors and nurses who save our lives.

It’s the medical insurance representatives; the HR managers; the quality control supervisors; and countless others who manage our health care system every day.

Did you know, by 2020, health care will require 5 million administrators?

This makes health administration one of the nation’s fastest growing fields.

At University of Phoenix we want to help you find your fit in this booming industry.

The rapid growth in the health care field made me re-evaluate my career in finance.

By applying my skills in economics to health care, I’m able to support my organization and help meet industry expectations and requirements.

I found my fit in health administration, as a Finance Manager.

As a health care executive, I know firsthand the skillset employers are looking for.

The University of Phoenix Health Administration program offers students like me the opportunity to work, learn and network with some of today’s top minds in health care management.

It’s my job to ensure my organization meets government regulations for all our product lines.

I’m making decisions that impact the business side of my health care organization — which in turn, helps improve consumer safety.

I found my fit in health administration, as a Regulatory Manager.

Family is important to me. But I also wanted a challenging career.

I put my organizational skills to use in a health administration job that requires attention to detail AND has set hours. So I’m able to go home to my family at the end of the day.  

I found my fit in health care, as a Front Office Administrator.

Health care organizations everywhere are implementing enterprise information systems.

These systems are encouraging health care providers to migrate from paper to electronic health records.

The University of Phoenix Health Administration curriculum is designed to help students like me, lead these kinds of transformation projects with much needed IT, project and change management skills.

The business of health care is fast-growing, challenging and rewarding.

At University of Phoenix we’re preparing tomorrow’s health care leaders today.

Explore our bachelor’s and master’s Health Administration degree programs. And let’s find your fit.


For more information about our on-time completion rates, the median loan debt incurred by students who complete a program and other important information, please visit our website at While widely available, all programs may not be offered at all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor. The University’s Central Administration is located at 1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85282. Online Campus: 3157 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85034.


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