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If you’re looking for new challenges in an expanding field, the business of health care could be your choice. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Outlook 2010 – 2011, health care will generate 32 million jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry. The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration can help you prepare to work or move up in this exciting field with courses that cover how health care businesses are run and financed, and how to communicate in the health care industry. Learn how University of Phoenix prepares you to take on the changing health care environment.
Use the information below or speak with a Finance Advisor to better understand your financial options. You'll also find out how you may be able to lower your out-of-pocket expense and what options may be available to help you fund your education.
The curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration degree program consists of 120 credit hours. To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with an advisor to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
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Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
The Bachelor of Health Administration degree program helps students gain foundational knowledge that could help gain a foothold in the health industry. This essential knowledge includes coursework that develops understanding in management, finance, legal and ethical practices, information systems and more, as they pertain to health care. Bachelor of Health Administration graduates will be able to:
» Identify the structure and role of delivery systems within the health care industry.
» Examine the components of management and leadership within health care organizations.
» Explain the utilization and application of technology within a health care organization.
» Examine the application of risk and quality management concepts in the health care arena.
» Understand and examine the impact of legal and regulatory requirements on health care delivery.
» Explore financial and economic issues.
The average class size in Health Administration degree programs is 16 students, which gives the instructor the opportunity to focus on you. If you have a question, need additional instruction or want to run an idea past your instructor, our small class sizes work to make your learning experience outstanding.
The University of Phoenix® Health Administration curricula is developed to reflect program outcomes and industry standards. The coursework is updated in response to student assessment results and faculty feedback to keep course content effective, relevant and aligned with the latest industry information.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration degree offers concentrations that allow you to focus on a specialized area of health care: Emergency Management, Health Information Systems, Health Management and Long-Term Care.
Our faculty members have working experience in the fields they teach, and they hold advanced degrees—master’s degrees or higher. This combination of experience and academic achievement means our faculty are industry leaders who provide students with a balanced view of how theory can be applied to a working environment.
University of Phoenix has joined the Presidents’ Alliance for Excellence in Student Learning and Accountability, which is part of the nonprofit group the New Leadership Alliance. As a volunteer member of the Presidents’ Alliance, we have made a commitment to significantly improve assessment of and accountability for student learning outcomes.
To fulfill that commitment and to engage in continuous improvement of programs, University of Phoenix has reported on the learning outcomes for our degree programs, as well as the process of gathering and analyzing the information. Our aim is to share student outcomes to monitor the effectiveness of our programs and enable improvement.
Review the learning outcomes report for the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
The University of Phoenix Health Administration programs are designed to provide support for the educational and career progression needs of both aspiring and experienced health care professionals. Our comprehensive degree and certificate programs, from Associate to Doctoral degree levels, help develop core competencies which apply to the progression of responsibilities and needs in health care careers.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The College of Natural Sciences offers degree programs in Health Administration and Environmental Science. In our coursework we combine working knowledge from the field with a theory-based framework, which helps students develop the know-how to put strategies into practice.
At University of Phoenix, we provide each student with a team of advisors who provide information about applying to school, financial aid, courses and general college information. Your team is made up of an academic advisor, enrollment advisor and financial aid advisor who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day that you graduate.