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.

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Major Requirements
Core requirements:

ADM-305: Organizational Leadership
ADM-405: Strategic Leadership
HCA-200: Introduction to Healthcare Administration
HCA-205: Medical Terminology for Healthcare Administration
HCA-300: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
HCA-325: Professional Writing for Healthcare Administration
HCA-350: Healthcare Informatics
HCA-400: Clinical Issues in Healthcare Management
HCA-425: Quality Assurance in Healthcare Organizations
HCA-482: Healthcare Administration Capstone
HLP-304: Epidemiology for Healthcare Providers


Healthcare Career Options

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