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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Combine a passion for health care with expertise in business and management.

Health care administrators are critical team members in every type of care setting. They ensure that care is delivered efficiently and effectively, while also meeting the goals of patients and their loved ones.

If you have a mind for business, this program will teach you how to put it to use for a variety of health care organizations. Most of the courses are offered in an accelerated online format, making completing your degree flexible and convenient.

You’ll also gain real-life, hands-on experience during a required internship, where you’ll be coached and mentored by a current health care administrator.

Curriculum

Science and Humanities Requirements Total Credits: 67

Science CoursesCredits
BIO 105Human Biology3
BIO 185 or BIO 230Microbiology or Immunology3
BIO 250Nutrition for Life3
BIO 380Epidemiology3
Total Credits12
Social Sciences CoursesCredits
ECO 150Survey of Economics3
ECO 310American Health Care System3
ECO 350Economics of Health Care3
PSY 100General Psychology3
SOC 100 or SOC 200Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Diversity3
SOC 300Social Problems3
Total Credits18
Mathematics/Computer Science CoursesCredits
MAT 140 or
MAT 150 or
MAT 160
Introduction to Statistical Thinking or
Clinical Mathematics for the Health Sciences or
College Algebra or
Any college-level math class
3
MAT 260Statistics3
Total Credits6
Humanities CoursesCredits
CMP 150Digital Foundations Seminar3
ENG 100English Composition3
ENG 202Advanced Communication3
ENG 300Advanced Composition for Health Care3
ENG 310Business Communication3
PHI 210Ethical and Legal Dimensions in the Health Sciences1
PHI 330Ethical Issues in Health Care3
SPA 150 or any foreign languageIntroduction to Medical Spanish or
Any foreign language
3
Humanities ElectiveAny course with an ENO, HUM, or PHI Prefix3
Total Credits25
General Elective CoursesCredits
Any course3
Any 300 to 400-level course3
Total Credits6
Total Combined Credits67

Health Care Administration, Health Sciences and Interprofessional Collaborative Requirements Total Credits: 53

Health Care Administration Core CoursesCredits
HCA 200Principles of Health Care Administration3
HCA 301Health Care Marketing3
HCA 305Data Analysis3
HCA 335Human Resources in Health Care3
HCA 340Legal Issues in Health Care3
HCA 350Leading Change in Health Care3
HCA 400Health Information Management3
HCA 410Health Care Quality3
HCA 415Health Care Finance3
HCA 420Health Care Planning and Policy3
HCA 448Introduction to Internship1
HCA 449Internship in Health Care Administration2
Total Credits33
Health Sciences Core CoursesCredits
HSC 100Medical Terminology1
HSC 300Organizational Behavior3
HSC 320Leadership3
Total Credits7
Interprofessional Collaborative CoursesCredits
IPC 302Introduction to Capstone1
IPC 322Teaching and Learning3
IPC 401Research in Health Care3
IPC 447Project Management3
IPC 450Capstone3
Total Credits13
Total Combined Credits120

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Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000.