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Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Organizations that function within the larger health care system need people who understand the different facets of a health care business environment — including communications, finance, regulations, technologies and ethics. With our Bachelor of Science in Health Administration you can learn the skills and knowledge needed to keep things running smoothly and address challenges head on. Speak with an Enrollment Representative to learn how this program can help prepare you for opportunities to work in this growing, diverse field.
What you'll learn
En route certificates:
(Upon successful completion, you’ll receive a certificate as well as your degree.)
En route associate degrees:
(Upon successful completion, you’ll earn both an associate and a bachelor’s degree.)
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We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for.View the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration gainful employment disclosures (CA).
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How to afford your degree
Find out how you may be able to lower your out-of pocket expenses and what options may be available to help you fund your education.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
Make your work experience count
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with a representative to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
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How much will it cost?
Knowing your cost commitment up-front can help you successfully plan for your degree program.
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Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.
Prior Learning Assessment
Learn about how you can fulfill some credit requirements from prior experience, professional training, licenses, certificates and transcripts from previously attended colleges and institutions.
Federal Financial Aid Plan
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.
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An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.
How can I use my Military benefits?
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.
The Federal Military Tuition Assistance Program
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
Montgomery GI Bill
Post 9/11 GI Bill
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.
Active Duty Spouse Benefits
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Benefits of this degree program
Learn key skills relevant to health care
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.
Small class sizes put the instructor’s focus on you
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.
Courses that align with the industry
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.
Concentrations focused on in-demand fields
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.
Faculty that average 17.5 years of working experience in health 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.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.
Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program.
Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.
Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this 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 Representative.
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Programs that support academic and career progression
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.
Representatives who are committed to your success
We provide each student with a team of representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.