Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration

Gain the knowledge you need to successfully manage cost-effective, quality healthcare delivery. This major addresses the perspective of the patient, provider, payer, and population. Through this lens you’ll assess the real-world impact of health policy, learn to leverage the latest advances in healthcare technology, and develop the organizational leadership and management skills needed to deliver high-quality care.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17
Format
Hybrid or Online
Course Length
10 Weeks
Admission
Transferable Credit
Bachelor's Degree
Per Credit
$668
Time
Varies
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Skills You'll Learn


Evaluate practical policy approaches to complex problems in the health industry


Employ management principles within today’s healthcare setting


Analyze economic and health data to inform strategic decisions

Curriculum

11
Common Core Courses
11
Major Courses
Varies
Elective Courses

Electives vary based on the amount of credits transferred. Your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration


Opportunities for healthcare managers and administrators is projected to grow by 20% through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, 25% of all new jobs created will be related to healthcare.


As the baby-boomer population ages, the need for healthcare services including nursing care will rise, and administrators who will oversee medical information and healthcare staff will be in demand.


With the rising use of electronic health records, managers with knowledge of health information technology will have the best prospects.

Job Titles

Administrative Director
Business Administrator
Proactive Office Manager
Health Policy Analyst
Medical and Health Service Manager

Healthcare Administrator Salary: National Average

$68,612
(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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