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In the health care industry, there is a need for professionals who specialize in working with long-term care populations. In the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Long-Term Care* you’ll be able to increase essential skills related to aging, veterans and children, their legal issues and perspectives, gerontology programs and services, as well as alternative living situations. Speak with an Enrollment Representative to learn how our bachelor’s program prepares you with the skills to contribute to long term patient care organization.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with an emphasis in Long-Term Care.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Administration (BSHA) Program is designed to integrate a framework of general education courses with a health care curriculum that provides the graduate with the foundational knowledge needed to enter today’s challenging health industry. The BSHA curriculum focuses on the basic body of knowledge, understanding, and skills identified as relevant to an ever expanding and diverse health care arena. Coursework includes content in some of the following areas- management, finance, legal and ethical parameters, human resources, and information systems. Upon completion of the core curriculum healthcare students have the opportunity to select a concentration that is designed to expand their professional opportunities. This concentration is designed to increase skills that are essential when working with various populations requiring long-term care. Courses will focus on aging, legal issues and perspective, gerontology programs and services, as well as alternative living environments for this population
Our certificate option gives you the opportunity to build career skills early in your degree program, so you can leverage those new competencies in the workplace — even before you graduate. Best of all, choosing an en route certificate or degree won’t add more cost or time. For more information, select an option below.
(Upon successful completion, you’ll receive a certificate as well as your degree.)
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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.
Getting an education to prepare for this dynamic field will help you shape your skills to meet current and future demand. When you graduate from the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Long Term Care degree program, you will be able to
According to employers, the skills that their employees need are a demonstrated ability to collaborate, think critically and creatively, and effective problem solving. Bachelor of Science in Health Administration with a concentration in Long-Term Care coursework helps you develop these soft skills that employers desire.
The average class size of classes in the Health Administration discipline is 16. Our class sizes are deliberately small so that our faculty members will be able to focus on students’ needs.
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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.
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