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Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
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.
What you'll learn
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 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.
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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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.
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.
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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.
Advisors who are committed to your success
We provide each student with a team of advisors who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.