The Healthcare Administration Major

Gain a competitive edge and oversee the medical services and business of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other care facilities.

Healthcare Administration

A degree in Healthcare Administration prepares students to be managers in a variety of healthcare industry settings. Using foundational courses from business, the degree builds on managerial principles to educate future healthcare leaders in areas of public health, economics, healthcare policy/law, data management, and strategy. Graduates with a B.S. in Healthcare Administration will be qualified to plan, manage data, and direct operations in healthcare facilities such as nursing homes, physician practices, and clinical settings such as hospitals or laboratories. This program is available as a major and an undergraduate certificate; also as a concentration within the Organizational Leadership major.

Healthcare Career Options

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Clinic Administrator
  • Medical Office Business Manager
  • Dental Office Administrator
  • Healthcare Program Director

Major Requirements

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Introduction to Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Terminology for Healthcare Administration
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Professional Writing for Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Clinical Issues in Healthcare Management
  • Quality Assurance in Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Administration Capstone
  • Epidemiology for Healthcare Providers

Certificate Requirements

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Personal and Community Health
  • Introduction to Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Terminology for Healthcare Administration
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

Healthcare Administration Faculty

Dr. Brittany Bass
Director of RN to BSN Program
bbass@ncwc.edu
252.985.5141